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The Florida Times-Union
Cheers: Collecting socks, warming hearts (and feet)Jimmy Midyette, Jacksonville Coalition for Equality. ■ Edith Windsor Activist
Cheers: Collecting socks, warming hearts (and feet)
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
Jimmy Midyette, Jacksonville Coalition for Equality. ■ Edith Windsor Activist Award: Nadine Smith, Equality Florida. ■ Bayard Rustin Activist Award: Terry Sams, manager and show director of InCahoots Nightclub. ■ Sylvia Rivera Transgender... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's recordEquality and the Fellowship of Reconciliation sponsored the ride, meant to chal
History: Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's record
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 27 days ago
Equality and the Fellowship of Reconciliation sponsored the ride, meant to challenge Jim Crow laws. Two African Americans, Bayard Rustin and Andrew Johnson, served on a chain gang for 30 days after their conviction in North Carolina. April 9,... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Black Americans Lost by Aligning With the Democratslaws in the South while leaving de facto segregation in the North intact. When
What Black Americans Lost by Aligning With the Democrats
The Atlantic / Posted 1 months ago
laws in the South while leaving de facto segregation in the North intact. When NBC News asked the civil-rights organizer Bayard Rustin why many African American communities rioted the summer after the bill passed, he said, “People have to... Read more

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