Tag Archives: Civil Rights

National Constitution Center: NCC Staff- How Dr. Martin L. King Cited The Constitution in His Mountaintop Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Dr. King used the Constitution to make his case for the civil rights movement all the time and did it in a very intelligent and accurate way. Saying that African-Americans had … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Clint Smith: Affirmative Action As Reparations

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The main reason why I oppose affirmative action at least in the sense of reward any American or Americans based on race, ethnicity, or gender, is because I have this old … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Staff- Debating Affirmative Action: The Case Against Racial Preferences and For Equal Rights and Protection

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Constitution Daily: Staff- Debating Affirmative Action: The Case Against Racial Preferences and For Equal Rights and Protection As a Liberal, I’m against racial preferences regardless of who they’re tended to … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Graham K. Brown and Arnim Langer: ‘Lessons From Affirmative Action Around The World’

Source:The New Democrat “Americans tend to think of affirmative action as a uniquely American institution: an outgrowth of the civil rights movement, intended primarily to improve economic opportunities for African Americans, who have continued to face obstacles to equality long … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Tanner Colby: Its Time For Progressives to Admit Affirmative Action is Not Working: How to Ensure Equal Rights and Protections For All

Slate: Opinion: Tanner Colby: Affirmative action: Its Time For Progressives to Admit its Not Working Erik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger As a … Continue reading

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Frantz Kebreau: Malcolm X: Black Democrats are ‘Traitors’

. This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Press on WordPress Malcolm X explaining perfectly why African-Americans and I would add any race of people in America shouldn’t be tied down to any political party in America. Because once … Continue reading

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▶C-SPAN: Video: American Artifacts Preview: One Life: Martin Luther King Jr.

▶ American Artifacts Preview: "One Life: Martin Luther King Jr." – YouTube. C-SPAN covering the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington this weekend should be interesting

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David Rosman: U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy and Reverend Jerry Falwell- Liberty Baptist College 1983

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState: David Rosman: U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy and Reverend Jerry Falwell- Liberty Baptist College 1983 Senator Ted Kennedy, would be one of the few Northeastern Progressive Democrats that could give a speech … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: President John F. Kennedy’s 1963 Address on Civil Rights: What it Means to be a Liberal Democrat

C-SPAN: Video: President John F. Kennedy’s 1963 Address on Civil Rights: What it Means to be a Liberal Democrat When I think of how Democrats should be and this is going to sound real arrogant, but I look at myself … Continue reading

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