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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Drummond: East Bay celebrates Black History MonthGo on a bus tour of historic Black Panther Party haunts with a former movement
Drummond: East Bay celebrates Black History Month
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
Go on a bus tour of historic Black Panther Party haunts with a former movement leader. Visit an exhibit on unsung heroines of the civil rights movement. Check out a film about a little known California legislator who fought for fair housing. There's... Read more
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The Daily Review
Drummond: East Bay celebrates Black History MonthGo on a bus tour of historic Black Panther Party haunts with a former movement
Drummond: East Bay celebrates Black History Month
The Daily Review / Posted 2 days ago
Go on a bus tour of historic Black Panther Party haunts with a former movement leader. Visit an exhibit on unsung heroines of the civil rights movement. Check out a film about a little known California legislator who fought for fair housing. There's... Read more
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Canberra Times
Peter Norman's 'Black Power' Mexico Olympics singlet goes up for auctionSign from the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, gilt on perspex in metal frame, 28x15cm.
Peter Norman's 'Black Power' Mexico Olympics singlet goes up for auction
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Sign from the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, gilt on perspex in metal frame, 28x15cm. Estimate: $6000-7000. Photo: Supplied "It does look cheap," admits Max Williamson, Mossgreen's sporting memorabilia specialist. He's referring to the conservative... Read more
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ESPN
O'Connor: Cam Newton deserves time to sort out issues of black and whiteSAN JOSE, Calif. - Cam Newton arrived Monday night with a Super Bowl towel wrap
O'Connor: Cam Newton deserves time to sort out issues of black and white
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cam Newton arrived Monday night with a Super Bowl towel wrapped and knotted around his head, conspicuous as ever. While spending his first news conference end zone-dancing around comments he made last week about life as an... Read more
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Daily Journal
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movementIn June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Stu
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movement
Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
In June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, channeled the deepening anger over unabated racial violence against blacks and called forth a new, more muscular brand of... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movementIn June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Stu
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movement
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
In June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, channeled the deepening anger over unabated racial violence against blacks and called forth a new, more muscular brand of... Read more
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York Daily Record
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movementIn June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Stu
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movement
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
In June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, channeled the deepening anger over unabated racial violence against blacks and called forth a new, more muscular brand of... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movementIn June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Stu
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movement
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
In June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, channeled the deepening anger over unabated racial violence against blacks and called forth a new, more muscular brand of... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movementIn June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Stu
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movement
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
In June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, channeled the deepening anger over unabated racial violence against blacks and called forth a new, more muscular brand of... Read more
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First Coast News
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movementIn June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Stu
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movement
First Coast News / Posted 5 days ago
In June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, channeled the deepening anger over unabated racial violence against blacks and called forth a new, more muscular brand of... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movementIn June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Stu
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movement
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
In June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, channeled the deepening anger over unabated racial violence against blacks and called forth a new, more muscular brand of... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movementIn June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Stu
How #BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movement
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
In June 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the 24-year-old firebrand chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, channeled the deepening anger over unabated racial violence against blacks and called forth a new, more muscular brand of... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Olympians to speak at Oklahoma Christian UniversityCivil rights icons Tommie Smith and John Carlos will be featured at "History Sp
Olympians to speak at Oklahoma Christian University
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 days ago
Civil rights icons Tommie Smith and John Carlos will be featured at "History Speaks," set for 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at Oklahoma Christian University, 2501 E Memorial Road. "History Speaks," part of the university's McGaw Lecture series, will be held in... Read more
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Pitchfork
D∆WN (Dawn Richard) Shares "Not Above That"Produced by Machinedrum By Zoe Camp on January 28, 2016 at 3:21 p.m. EST David
D∆WN (Dawn Richard) Shares "Not Above That"
Pitchfork / Posted 9 days ago
Produced by Machinedrum By Zoe Camp on January 28, 2016 at 3:21 p.m. EST David Bowie Turned Down Producing Red Hot Chili Peppers, Anthony Kiedis SaysKiedis also reveals that Brian Eno rejected the band... Read more
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Pitchfork
Killer Mike Interviews Tommie Smith, Olympic Medalist and Civil Rights FigureIn 1968, Tommie Smith won a gold medal in the 200-meter dash at the Mexico City
Killer Mike Interviews Tommie Smith, Olympic Medalist and Civil Rights Figure
Pitchfork / Posted 9 days ago
In 1968, Tommie Smith won a gold medal in the 200-meter dash at the Mexico City Summer Olympics. Posing on top of the winner's podium, he threw up a Black Power fist—as did bronze medalist John Carlos—in a moment that was captured in a now-iconic... Read more
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International Business Times
We don't want to have to boycott the Oscars, we just want to be acknowledged Here's something that needs to be made plain. When one feels unfairly treated,
We don't want to have to boycott the Oscars, we just want to be acknowledged
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
Here's something that needs to be made plain. When one feels unfairly treated, one generally prefers to address the issue in a circumspect manner: a quiet word; a private conversation; an opportunity to make your case in a placid way, trusting that... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
California | Gold Rush | de Saisset Museum | Exhibits | ArtsCALIFORNIA DREAMIN': 'Endless Gathering Lull,' by Sarah Smith, is one of the p
California | Gold Rush | de Saisset Museum | Exhibits | Arts
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 17 days ago
CALIFORNIA DREAMIN': 'Endless Gathering Lull,' by Sarah Smith, is one of the pieces on display at the de Saisset Museum's new 'Gold Rush' exhibit. Sitting at the edge of the American frontier, California has long been viewed as a land of milk and... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
How the color of American swimming is finally changingAUSTIN, Texas – Cullen Jones is less of a curiosity now, and that's a wonderful
How the color of American swimming is finally changing
Yahoo Sports / Posted 18 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas – Cullen Jones is less of a curiosity now, and that's a wonderful thing. The two-time Olympic swimmer and four-time Olympic medalist spent a lot of time as the only African-American performing at the highest level of American swimming.... Read more
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The Hindu
No hurdles barred for Olympic legend Edwin MosesThe Olympic legend talks about his heydays, the current state of athletics and
No hurdles barred for Olympic legend Edwin Moses
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
The Olympic legend talks about his heydays, the current state of athletics and more. Edwin Moses was nonpareil in the one-lap hurdles; he ran 122 races without losing for nine years, nine months and nine days from the mid-1970s to the 1980s and... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
A critical, necessary look at race and the mediaBooks and articles about racial equality in sports are plentiful. Some books ha
A critical, necessary look at race and the media
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Books and articles about racial equality in sports are plentiful. Some books have been memorable biographies of athletes like Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali, Jesse Owens, Joe Louis and Hank Aaron. But a detailed critique of how the media has... Read more

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