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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Blake Pontchartrain: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership ConferenceConference (SCLC) was born. According to the SCLC, the idea for the group was
Blake Pontchartrain: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 6 hours ago
Conference (SCLC) was born. According to the SCLC, the idea for the group was conceived a few years earlier, following Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat to a white man on a bus, which sparked the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott. It... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Woman assaulted in home invasion in PatersonPATERSON — A 19-year-old woman was struck in the face by a man who broke throug
Woman assaulted in home invasion in Paterson
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 hours ago
PATERSON — A 19-year-old woman was struck in the face by a man who broke through the front door of her apartment on Rosa Parks Boulevard early Tuesday morning, police said. The suspect also used brass-knuckled to strike the woman's cousin, who was... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Abandoned Detroit church finds new life as art galleryThursday in a 50,000-square-foot abandoned cathedral along a gritty stretch of
Abandoned Detroit church finds new life as art gallery
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 hours ago
Thursday in a 50,000-square-foot abandoned cathedral along a gritty stretch of the city's near west side on Webb Avenue at Rosa Parks Boulevard. Johnson, the New Yorker, bought the former Woods Cathedral, built in 1925 as the Visitation Catholic... Read more
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New York Magazine
Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Was Never Going to Be Easy. But Did It Have to Get This Hard?after all, is one of women doing the drudge work and men giving the inspiring s
Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Was Never Going to Be Easy. But Did It Have to Get This Hard?
New York Magazine / Posted yesterday
after all, is one of women doing the drudge work and men giving the inspiring speeches. It wasn’t Dorothy Height or Rosa Parks or Pauli Murray or Diane Nash or Anna Hedgeman — hardworking activists and lawyers and organizers — who gave the... Read more
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Salon.com
“Racism is really just a mask for greed”: Salon talks to Alice Walker on the 40th anniversary of “Meridian” about the power of revoltwas held together by women. Fannie Lou Hamer inspired everybody who ever heard
“Racism is really just a mask for greed”: Salon talks to Alice Walker on the 40th anniversary of “Meridian” about the power of revolt
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
was held together by women. Fannie Lou Hamer inspired everybody who ever heard or met her during that period, and of course Rosa Parks and all of these incredible women. I was looking at that in the novel, and showing also how so-called foot... Read more
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Black Press USA
To Be Equal: 5 Things You Need to Know about Vernon Jordan, the “Rosa Parks of Wall Street”of the progression of civil rights throughout the latter half of the 20th Centu
To Be Equal: 5 Things You Need to Know about Vernon Jordan, the “Rosa Parks of Wall Street”
Black Press USA / Posted 2 days ago
of the progression of civil rights throughout the latter half of the 20th Century and into the 21st. “He is kind of the Rosa Parks of Wall Street,” Harvard historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr., told Bloomberg. “He realized that the first phase of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Optimist vs. pessimistas race-mixing was in Herr Hitler's Germany, or who do you think that was, Char
Optimist vs. pessimist
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
as race-mixing was in Herr Hitler's Germany, or who do you think that was, Charlie Chaplin in disguise?" "Not till a Rosa Parks came along, that troublemaker, agitator and general nuisance, did it ever occur to us good old boys that there... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Students ride free on LeeTranteam will also be hosting tables at different locations around the county. Stud
Students ride free on LeeTran
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 4 days ago
team will also be hosting tables at different locations around the county. Student IDs typically are available only at the Rosa Parks Transportation Center, but now LeeTran is coming to you. By visiting a Summer Bus Bash table, students can not... Read more
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The Advocate
Designers to unveil plans for Evangeline Corridor Initiative Fridayrenowned architects and planners who have worked near 12-hour days since Sunday
Designers to unveil plans for Evangeline Corridor Initiative Friday
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
renowned architects and planners who have worked near 12-hour days since Sunday at a makeshift design office at the Rosa Parks Transportation Center downtown. The presentation on Friday is expected to include big-picture ideas for the... Read more
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The Advocate
Designers to unveil plans for Evangeline Corridor Initiative Fridayrenowned architects and planners who have worked near 12-hour days since Sunday
Designers to unveil plans for Evangeline Corridor Initiative Friday
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
renowned architects and planners who have worked near 12-hour days since Sunday at a makeshift design office at the Rosa Parks Transportation Center downtown. The presentation on Friday is expected to include big-picture ideas for the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson man uses umbrella to fight off armed robberway to get his morning coffee at about 6:30 am on Sunday when two men approache
Paterson man uses umbrella to fight off armed robber
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
way to get his morning coffee at about 6:30 am on Sunday when two men approached men near the corner of Ellison Street and Rosa Parks Boulevard, police said. When one of the men pulled out a gun and demanded his wallet, police said the victim told... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Sheriff: Loaded gun seized during Paterson traffic stopPATERSON – A 19-year-old city man was arrested on weapons charges on Friday dur
Sheriff: Loaded gun seized during Paterson traffic stop
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
PATERSON – A 19-year-old city man was arrested on weapons charges on Friday during a traffic stop on Rosa Parks Boulevard, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik. The suspect, Aaryn Abrams, was a passenger in the vehicle and tried to... Read more
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examiner.com
Etan Thomas:NBA baller race shames this intolerant (white) train commuterEtan Thomas is no Rosa Parks. But Thomas, a retired NBA player turned poet, wri
Etan Thomas:NBA baller race shames this intolerant (white) train commuter
examiner.com / Posted 8 days ago
Etan Thomas is no Rosa Parks. But Thomas, a retired NBA player turned poet, writer and motivational speaker, narrated his own tale of commuter anguish after a white woman allegedly refused to allow the 38-year-old author to saddle up next to her on... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
May 2325 years ago: 1991 Civil Rights warriors Rosa Parks and Julian Bond will help
May 23
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 9 days ago
25 years ago: 1991 Civil Rights warriors Rosa Parks and Julian Bond will help open the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis in July. Mrs. Parks, 78, is scheduled to attend the July 4 opening of the museum, which includes an exhibit on the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Graduates urged to make a differencebought carbon offsets when he flew. Such things "do make a difference'', he sa
Graduates urged to make a difference
Otago Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
bought carbon offsets when he flew. Such things "do make a difference'', he said. He noted that, in the United States, Rosa Parks had refused to give up her seat to a white person on a bus and had precipitated the Civil Rights movement. At... Read more
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Boston Herald
Ferriabough Bolling: Names of local legends shall live on foreverthe inimitable Sarah-Ann Shaw. I can’t help but feel that the spirit of the gr
Ferriabough Bolling: Names of local legends shall live on forever
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
the inimitable Sarah-Ann Shaw. I can’t help but feel that the spirit of the great Ruth Batson was also in that room. Like Rosa Parks, Thelma Burns saw an intolerable situation and would not be moved. You may have seen Thelma in your travels.... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Families under fire hope to make escapeand poverty take on one Paterson neighborhood. A stray bullet fired one Februa
Families under fire hope to make escape
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
and poverty take on one Paterson neighborhood. A stray bullet fired one February evening outside a liquor store on Rosa Parks Boulevard entered 7-year-old Jaiden DeLeon’s home and lodged in his shoulder. Like the crooked lines radiating... Read more
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The Advocate
Designers want the public’s input on how development should fit in with I-49 corridor through Lafayettefeedback on the ideas from prior meetings that will guide work over the next we
Designers want the public’s input on how development should fit in with I-49 corridor through Lafayette
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
feedback on the ideas from prior meetings that will guide work over the next week is set for 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Rosa Parks Transportation Center downtown. Presentations and open houses are scheduled throughout the week, and the public... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Another Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickback casein kickbacks. His Allstate Sales received about $2.7 million from the district.
Another Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickback case
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
in kickbacks. His Allstate Sales received about $2.7 million from the district. The 66-year-old Campbell was principal at Rosa Parks and Greenfield Union Elementary-Middle schools. She faces up to 37 months in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson drug bust nets 1,150 heroin packetsresponse to tips from residents, members of the narcotics unit were conducting
Paterson drug bust nets 1,150 heroin packets
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
response to tips from residents, members of the narcotics unit were conducting surveillance near the corner of Rosa Parks Boulevard and Putnam Street at about 2 p.m. when they spotted a vehicle with Pennsylvania license plates,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Louisville's twisted Civil War story & the Confederate statueborn four months after Lee surrendered to Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse.”
Louisville's twisted Civil War story & the Confederate statue
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 11 days ago
born four months after Lee surrendered to Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse.” But once again a paradox, 90 years before Rosa Parks refused to give her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama bus, Federal Judge Bland Ballard in... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Another Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickback casein kickbacks. His Allstate Sales received about $2.7 million from the district.
Another Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickback case
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 11 days ago
in kickbacks. His Allstate Sales received about $2.7 million from the district. The 66-year-old Campbell was principal at Rosa Parks and Greenfield Union Elementary-Middle schools. She faces up to 37 months in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Another Detroit principal pleads guilty in schools scamin kickbacks. His Allstate Sales received about $2.7 million from the district.
Another Detroit principal pleads guilty in schools scam
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
in kickbacks. His Allstate Sales received about $2.7 million from the district. The 66-year-old Campbell was principal at Rosa Parks and Greenfield Union Elementary-Middle schools. She faces up to 37 months in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Another Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickback casein kickbacks. His Allstate Sales received about $2.7 million from the district.
Another Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickback case
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 11 days ago
in kickbacks. His Allstate Sales received about $2.7 million from the district. The 66-year-old Campbell was principal at Rosa Parks and Greenfield Union Elementary-Middle schools. She faces up to 37 months in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Another Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickback casein kickbacks. His Allstate Sales received about $2.7 million from the district.
Another Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickback case
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 11 days ago
in kickbacks. His Allstate Sales received about $2.7 million from the district. The 66-year-old Campbell was principal at Rosa Parks and Greenfield Union Elementary-Middle schools. She faces up to 37 months in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Another Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickback casein kickbacks. His Allstate Sales received about $2.7 million from the district.
Another Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickback case
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 11 days ago
in kickbacks. His Allstate Sales received about $2.7 million from the district. The 66-year-old Campbell was principal at Rosa Parks and Greenfield Union Elementary-Middle schools. She faces up to 37 months in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Man wanted for questioning in Vincent shooting death in custodyRosa Parks Museum to hold first Family Free DayRosa Parks Museum to hold first
Man wanted for questioning in Vincent shooting death in custody
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 days ago
Rosa Parks Museum to hold first Family Free DayRosa Parks Museum to hold first 'Family Free Day'Rosa Parks Museum to hold first 'Family Free Day' (Source: WSFA 12 News File Video) The Rosa Parks Museum will kick off it's first Family Free Day,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
It's Possible to Have Defiance Campaign Without ViolenceStates in launching the Civil Rights Movement. A classic example of defiance oc
It's Possible to Have Defiance Campaign Without Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
States in launching the Civil Rights Movement. A classic example of defiance occurred in Alabama on December 1, 1955. Rosa Parks, a Black passenger on a bus, refused to obey the driver's order to give up her seat to a white passenger. As a... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Rosa Parks Museum to hold first 'Family Free Day'The Rosa Parks Museum will kick off it's first "Family Free Day on select Satur
Rosa Parks Museum to hold first 'Family Free Day'
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 days ago
The Rosa Parks Museum will kick off it's first "Family Free Day on select Saturdays throughout the summer at the Rosa Parks Museum, Troy University Montgomery. This Saturday, May 21st, the family free day will host the Women of Gees Bend, Alabama.... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Chekhov Theatre Festival Holding Fundraiser In Ridgefieldof seven women from seven pivotal generations, including an African queen, a sl
Chekhov Theatre Festival Holding Fundraiser In Ridgefield
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted 11 days ago
of seven women from seven pivotal generations, including an African queen, a slave woman, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Rosa Parks and Maya Angelou. In addition to the one-hour performance, there will be a talk back, a silent auction, hors... Read more
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WALB Albany
SPECIAL REPORT: Judge Mary Buckner, in her own wordschild so she adopted herself a son," Williams said. Receiving numerous awards
SPECIAL REPORT: Judge Mary Buckner, in her own words
WALB Albany / Posted 11 days ago
child so she adopted herself a son," Williams said. Receiving numerous awards over the years including the Operation Push Rosa Parks Award, Mary Buckner is held in high esteem throughout the country. "She forged the way," Williams said. “I want... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Louisville's twisted Civil War story & the Confederate statueborn four months after Lee surrendered to Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse.”
Louisville's twisted Civil War story & the Confederate statue
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 11 days ago
born four months after Lee surrendered to Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse.” But once again a paradox, 90 years before Rosa Parks refused to give her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama bus, Federal Judge Bland Ballard in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
City Council could retreat from after-school care in 2017this year, said she planned to enroll her younger child in the START program in
City Council could retreat from after-school care in 2017
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
this year, said she planned to enroll her younger child in the START program in fall 2017, when both students transfer to Rosa Parks K-8 in south Sacramento. “If they do cut START and bring in another program, that program has to be able to help... Read more
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The Advocate
A (Virtual) Walk Down Salt Lake City's Harvey Milk Blvd.downtown street. Our city had already renamed major arterials after civil right
A (Virtual) Walk Down Salt Lake City's Harvey Milk Blvd.
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
downtown street. Our city had already renamed major arterials after civil rights luminaries Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Cesar Chavez. Mayor Becker agreed. He had championed LGBTQ rights during his tenure, bringing a mutual... Read more
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MLive.com
Two shot at Detroit's Rosa Parks Transit CenterDETROIT -- Two people were shot and suffered nonfatal injuries at the Rosa Park
Two shot at Detroit's Rosa Parks Transit Center
MLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
DETROIT -- Two people were shot and suffered nonfatal injuries at the Rosa Parks Transit Center in downtown Detroit about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, CBS Detroit reports. Both men are hospitalized and expected to be arrested upon their release for their... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Man shot at Michigan, Cass avenues in Downtown Detroitsuspect along Woodward Avenue just north of I-75. The victim's condition is no
Man shot at Michigan, Cass avenues in Downtown Detroit
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 13 days ago
suspect along Woodward Avenue just north of I-75. The victim's condition is not known at this time. This area is near the Rosa Parks Transit Center, which is at the corner of Times Square and Cass Avenue. Stay with ClickOnDetroit for more... Read more
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The Times Leader
KATHRYN SNEADof the Belmont County Senior Services. She received several outstanding awards
KATHRYN SNEAD
The Times Leader / Posted 13 days ago
of the Belmont County Senior Services. She received several outstanding awards, such as the Coretta Scott King Award and Rosa Parks Award. There were many times she portrayed famous persons from black history to make history come alive to her... Read more
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The Christian Post
Obama's Bathroom Madness"Colleen" is off to the "Human Rights Campaign" for a commendation as the lates
Obama's Bathroom Madness
The Christian Post / Posted 13 days ago
"Colleen" is off to the "Human Rights Campaign" for a commendation as the latest victim of an "anti-LGBT hate crime." Rosa Parks in drag, I guess. It's only fair, you see, because, as Clay, er, "Colleen," complained, and as police agreed,... Read more
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Boston Globe
National debate over transgender bathrooms turns personal at Vermont high schoolwas happy to get some “clarity,” about the proper policy, as he put it, and pro
National debate over transgender bathrooms turns personal at Vermont high school
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
was happy to get some “clarity,” about the proper policy, as he put it, and proud of his school. “It reminded me of Rosa Parks, honestly,” he said. Besides the “Straight Pride” T-shirt counterprotest, the decision has set off a storm of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
KELLY: Grandson serving it up the way Rosa wouldthe pot of social justice. A black woman raised in the same Montgomery, Alabam
KELLY: Grandson serving it up the way Rosa would
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
the pot of social justice. A black woman raised in the same Montgomery, Alabama, neighborhood as civil rights icon Rosa Parks, she understood eating as a universal need that could bring bitter enemies to the same table so long as the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Joyner second-graders put on wax museumElementary School Monday morning in Tupelo. By Emma Crawford Kent TUPELO – Wh
Joyner second-graders put on wax museum
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Elementary School Monday morning in Tupelo. By Emma Crawford Kent TUPELO – What do Elvis Presley, Leonardo DaVinci, Rosa Parks, George Washington and Dak Prescott have in common? They were all at Joyner Elementary School’s second-grade wax... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Senior Spotlight (Julia Bauer)so he could help me write my Macbeth paper for Brit lit; Amelia Earhart, becaus
Senior Spotlight (Julia Bauer)
Bureau County Republican / Posted 15 days ago
so he could help me write my Macbeth paper for Brit lit; Amelia Earhart, because she was brave and adventurous; and Rosa Parks, because she stood up for herself and what she believed in. If stranded on a deserted island I would have to have... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Students bring animals, farm lessons to Middletown elementaryLeslie Schlabach knows the importance of agriculture, a lesson she hopes was pl
Students bring animals, farm lessons to Middletown elementary
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 15 days ago
Leslie Schlabach knows the importance of agriculture, a lesson she hopes was planted in the minds of Rosa Parks Elementary students. Her daughter, Ashley (Abrams) Dill, 28, was involved in the Future Farmers of America program at Edgewood High... Read more
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Op-Ed News
On Burning Out, Burning Inand strongly influenced by her approach to social justice work with the poor. A
On Burning Out, Burning In
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
and strongly influenced by her approach to social justice work with the poor. At Highlander, Horton trained people like Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King--who influence all of us to this day. From Lincoln to King, the baton was passed." Is it a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Rep. John Lewis calls graduates to action at UC Davis Law School“They would say, ‘That’s the way it is, don’t get in the way, don’t get into tr
Rep. John Lewis calls graduates to action at UC Davis Law School
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
“They would say, ‘That’s the way it is, don’t get in the way, don’t get into trouble,’ ” he said. “But individuals like Rosa Parks, King and so many others inspired me to get intro trouble ... good trouble, necessary trouble,” Lewis said. “As... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Civil rights veteran John Lewis calls graduates to action at UC Davis Law School“They would say, ‘That’s the way it is, don’t get in the way, don’t get into tr
Civil rights veteran John Lewis calls graduates to action at UC Davis Law School
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
“They would say, ‘That’s the way it is, don’t get in the way, don’t get into trouble,’” he said. “But individuals like Rosa Parks, King and so many others inspired me to get intro trouble...good trouble, necessary trouble,” Lewis said. “As... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Woman injured in Paterson shootingshot in the abdomen early Sunday morning in the Fourth Ward, according to Polic
Woman injured in Paterson shooting
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 16 days ago
shot in the abdomen early Sunday morning in the Fourth Ward, according to Police Director Jerry Speziale. The shooting at Rosa Parks Boulevard and 12th Avenue is under investigation, and the victim is in critical but stable condition at Saint... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Celebration held as Salt Lake City street renamed for Harvey Milkheroes," said Troy Williams of the LGBT rights group Equality Utah. "We have Ma
Celebration held as Salt Lake City street renamed for Harvey Milk
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 17 days ago
heroes," said Troy Williams of the LGBT rights group Equality Utah. "We have Martin Luther King Boulevard, Cesar Chavez and Rosa Parks Boulevard, and today we dedicate Harvey Milk Boulevard.” A 20-block portion of 900 South is now Harvey Milk... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Harrison
Harrison's Ali Torre Awarded Ellis Island Medal Of HonorSandra Day O’Connor, former Senator and 2016 presidential hopeful Hillary Clint
Harrison's Ali Torre Awarded Ellis Island Medal Of Honor
The Daily Voice - Harrison / Posted 18 days ago
Sandra Day O’Connor, former Senator and 2016 presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, Bob Hope, Muhammad Ali, Frank Sinatra, Rosa Parks, Yue-Sai Kan, Mike Wallace and Mia Farrow. “Today, there is so much negative rhetoric about immigration. We... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Peaceful climate protest calls on ANZ to pull $13.5 billionget off the ground.”Inspired by the peaceful civil-disobedience of Te Whiti o R
Peaceful climate protest calls on ANZ to pull $13.5 billion
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 days ago
get off the ground.”Inspired by the peaceful civil-disobedience of Te Whiti o Rongomai, Martin Luther King Jr, Gandhi and Rosa Parks, people across New Zealand are standing up for their right to a safe climate. They are demanding that The ANZ... Read more
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