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ajc.com
AKA was always there for Griffin, especially when she needed itThis is an occasional AJC Sepia series that looks at black Greek letter organiz
AKA was always there for Griffin, especially when she needed it
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
This is an occasional AJC Sepia series that looks at black Greek letter organizations It is a 15-hour drive from Boston to Augusta, Ga. Enough time to give you a lot to think about. As a child growing up in Augusta, my superheroes and role models... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Civil rights leader Diane Nash has a message for student...Civil rights movement leader Diane Nash began her activism while a student at F
Civil rights leader Diane Nash has a message for student...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Civil rights movement leader Diane Nash began her activism while a student at Fisk University in the late '50s. As an activist, she helped organize lunch counter sit-ins and interstate travel with the Freedom Riders. Nash was also a part of the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Civil rights leader Diane Nash has a message for student...Civil rights movement leader Diane Nash began her activism while a student at F
Civil rights leader Diane Nash has a message for student...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 days ago
Civil rights movement leader Diane Nash began her activism while a student at Fisk University in the late '50s. As an activist, she helped organize lunch counter sit-ins and interstate travel with the Freedom Riders. Nash was also a part of the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Civil rights leader Diane Nash has a message for student activistsCivil rights movement leader Diane Nash began her activism while a student at F
Civil rights leader Diane Nash has a message for student activists
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
Civil rights movement leader Diane Nash began her activism while a student at Fisk University in the late '50s. As an activist, she helped organize lunch counter sit-ins and interstate travel with the Freedom Riders. Nash was also a part of the... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Attention students: College fair Saturday at McKee High SchoolSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The NAACP will host its annual Historically Black Colleg
Attention students: College fair Saturday at McKee High School
Staten Island Advance / Posted 8 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The NAACP will host its annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fair on Saturday, with hundreds of high school students and parents expected to attend. The event, which will include financial aid workshops for... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga's first black elected official to receive Kiwanis Distinguished Service AwardJohn Franklin Sr. was Commissioner of Education and Health, vice mayor and the
Chattanooga's first black elected official to receive Kiwanis Distinguished Service Award
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
John Franklin Sr. was Commissioner of Education and Health, vice mayor and the first elected black official in the city of Chattanooga. John P. Franklin Sr., Chattanooga's first black elected official, will receive the Kiwanis Club of Chattanooga's... Read more
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Maneater
Diane Nash discusses student activism, nonviolent actionEven before Diane Nash walked on stage in the Missouri Theatre on Jan. 20, she
Diane Nash discusses student activism, nonviolent action
Maneater / Posted 21 days ago
Even before Diane Nash walked on stage in the Missouri Theatre on Jan. 20, she received a standing ovation. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Nash was invited to give a speech about her life as an activist during the Civil Rights era. Nash’s... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
MLK Jr. keynote speaker Diane Nash praises student activismCOLUMBIA – Diane Nash gave the keynote speech at Wednesday night’s annual Campu
MLK Jr. keynote speaker Diane Nash praises student activism
KOMU Columbia / Posted 22 days ago
COLUMBIA – Diane Nash gave the keynote speech at Wednesday night’s annual Campus and Community Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration at Missouri Theater. MU booked Nash for the event prior to student-led protests last fall. When asked about the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Johnson: Young people can continue to carry out King's legacyOn Sept. 10, 1961, the New York Times Magazine published an essay by Dr. Martin
Johnson: Young people can continue to carry out King's legacy
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
On Sept. 10, 1961, the New York Times Magazine published an essay by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., titled “The Time for Freedom Has Come.” King intended for young people in the civil rights movement to be the primary audience of this commentary, as... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown Art Museum photography exhibit examines the civil rights movementALLENTOWN — In 1964, The Beatles first appeared as black and white apparitions
Allentown Art Museum photography exhibit examines the civil rights movement
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
ALLENTOWN — In 1964, The Beatles first appeared as black and white apparitions on our Philcos and Motorolas. The picture was terrible and girls screamed. In 1965, the violence and chaos that occurred in the civil rights marches from Selma to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Book review: 'Mary McLeod Bethune: Bringing Social Justice to the Sunshine State,' by Ashley N. RobertsonBethune-Cookman University professor Ashley N. Robertson has written a brief bi
Book review: 'Mary McLeod Bethune: Bringing Social Justice to the Sunshine State,' by Ashley N. Robertson
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
Bethune-Cookman University professor Ashley N. Robertson has written a brief biography of a woman whose life is Lincolnesque in its trajectory – evincing energy, focus and love for humanity to rise from the most humble of origins to a position of... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Frances Dancy Hooks, civil rights leader and widow of Ben Hooks, has diedFrances Dancy Hooks, longtime civil rights activist and widow of Ben Hooks, has
Frances Dancy Hooks, civil rights leader and widow of Ben Hooks, has died
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 28 days ago
Frances Dancy Hooks, longtime civil rights activist and widow of Ben Hooks, has died. Mrs. Hooks leaves behind a legacy of activism devoted to improving education, race relations and women's rights in Memphis and across the nation. A graduate of... Read more
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FOX News
Ivy League schools, others not yanking Bill Cosby’s honorary degreesMore than a 20 universities have rescinded Bill Cosby’s honorary degrees after
Ivy League schools, others not yanking Bill Cosby’s honorary degrees
FOX News / Posted 30 days ago
More than a 20 universities have rescinded Bill Cosby’s honorary degrees after about 50 women have come forward with claims the once-celebrated comedian sexually abused them, drugged them or tried to. But some institutions have kept their... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Bernie Sanders plans rally at Tennessee State UniversityNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to bring his "Feel th
Bernie Sanders plans rally at Tennessee State University
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 30 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to bring his "Feel the Bern" tour of historically black colleges to Tennessee State University in Nashville. The Democratic presidential candidate's campaign announced that TSU would be on... Read more

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