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The Brown Daily Herald
Abdul-Jabbar talks origins of activism, religion in his lifeand being someone who could be a real leader.” He then spoke about his commitm
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 35 minutes ago
and being someone who could be a real leader.” He then spoke about his commitment to activism, and, more specifically, the civil rights movement. After reading Alex Haley’s collaboration with Malcolm X, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,”... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fifty years ago, Sacramento State ‘cut against the grain’ by inviting MLK to speakFinal Year,” which was published last year. On that October day, King spoke fo
The Sacramento Bee / Posted an hour ago
Final Year,” which was published last year. On that October day, King spoke for 35 minutes, giving a speech titled “The Civil Rights Movement of the Future.” In it, he addressed unemployment, inequality in education and the “dilapidated housing... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tale of Abraham Lincoln’s grief for young son favourite for Man Booker Prizeto make it onto this year’s shortlist, alongside Paul Auster for 4321, set agai
Irish Examiner / Posted an hour ago
to make it onto this year’s shortlist, alongside Paul Auster for 4321, set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War and civil rights movement, and Emily Fridlund for History Of Wolves, which explores the effects of “neglectful”... Read more
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Black Press USA
We Need a Values Revolution in Americawho were purchased by the robber barons of the early 20th century to resist the
Black Press USA / Posted 5 hours ago
who were purchased by the robber barons of the early 20th century to resist the New Deal and the Social Gospel. During the Civil Rights Movement, they spoke against Rabbi Abraham Heschel and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. These Christian nationalists... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Racial microaggressions may reveal deeper beliefsparticipated in an experience of racism for a Black person.” In many ways, ove
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 10 hours ago
participated in an experience of racism for a Black person.” In many ways, overt racism has declined gradually since the Civil Rights Movement, Kanter says, and white people often assume that because they do not utter racial slurs, or perhaps are... Read more
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EuroNews
British piers, Alabama buildings named among 25 at-risk monumentsthe Blackpool Piers. The WMF list also highlights more than a dozen buildings i
EuroNews / Posted 11 hours ago
the Blackpool Piers. The WMF list also highlights more than a dozen buildings in Alabama that played a role in the U.S. civil rights movement. “Taken together, these sites provide a historical, social and cultural context that is much greater... Read more
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Daily Press
Mississippi school district bans 'To Kill a Mockingbird' for racist language- almost always in dialogue. The novel won its author a Pulitzer Prize for fict
Daily Press / Posted 11 hours ago
- almost always in dialogue. The novel won its author a Pulitzer Prize for fiction and "made the values of the civil rights movement - particularly a feeling for the god-awful unfairness of segregation - real for millions," as Michael... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The ironic, enduring legacy of banning ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ for racist language— almost always in dialogue. The novel won its author a Pulitzer Prize for fict
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
— almost always in dialogue. The novel won its author a Pulitzer Prize for fiction and “made the values of the civil rights movement — particularly a feeling for the god-awful unfairness of segregation — real for millions,” as columnist... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Only Nonviolent Resistance Will Destroy the Corporate Statemoment similar to when fascism was ascendant between the two world wars, he arg
Op-Ed News / Posted 14 hours ago
moment similar to when fascism was ascendant between the two world wars, he argues. Lakey was a trainer during the civil rights movement for Mississippi Freedom Summer and co-authored "A Manual for Direct Action: Strategy and Tactics for... Read more
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Al.com
The 'n-word' makes 'To Kill a Mockingbird' a favorite target of book bans- almost always in dialogue. The novel won its author a Pulitzer Prize for fict
Al.com / Posted 15 hours ago
- almost always in dialogue. The novel won its author a Pulitzer Prize for fiction and "made the values of the civil rights movement - particularly a feeling for the god-awful unfairness of segregation - real for millions," as Michael... Read more
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Black Press USA
NNPA Newswire Film Review: Marshallthat propelled the Howard University law student into becoming a crusading atto
Black Press USA / Posted 18 hours ago
that propelled the Howard University law student into becoming a crusading attorney, who was an integral part of the Civil Rights Movement. This case is just one of many that he championed and it serves well as a barometer of the times in... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Dick Gregory’s life and legacy honored on Washington Univeristy’s campusauthor, Dick Gregory. The St. Louis native and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity brot
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
author, Dick Gregory. The St. Louis native and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity brother was a known staple at the height of the civil rights movement – standing alongside fellow fraternity brother, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Gregory’s legacy continues... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Dick Gregory’s life and legacy honored on Washington Univeristy’s campusauthor, Dick Gregory. The St. Louis native and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity brot
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted yesterday
author, Dick Gregory. The St. Louis native and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity brother was a known staple at the height of the civil rights movement – standing alongside fellow fraternity brother, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Gregory’s legacy continues... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
'Angry Asian Man' blogger discussed activism at Penn amid controversy over Asian American studiesfrom a discussion-based to an action-based group. “As minorities, a lot of the
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
from a discussion-based to an action-based group. “As minorities, a lot of the privilege we have is accredited to the Civil Rights Movement and what black and brown people have been doing throughout history,” Zeng said. “Now is the time to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore artists, activists and educators ask what's next after removal of Confederate statuespossible statues: one of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass, perhaps, or som
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
possible statues: one of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass, perhaps, or some of the many local legal luminaries of the civil rights movement. The removal of the statues is “not going to solve problems,” Sheridan said, “but it can inspire... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
2 churches spread 1 message of unityis at its peak, “I’m 52 years old. I’ve never seen this type of division in my
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
is at its peak, “I’m 52 years old. I’ve never seen this type of division in my entire life and I was born during the civil rights movement,” said Ron Simmons, Project 1 Coordinator at Southside Church of Christ. “The church is splintered.... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Music takes center stage at FoCo Bookfestand can cause people to react. "It has the power to move people to action. We
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted yesterday
and can cause people to react. "It has the power to move people to action. We saw that in the '60s in terms of the Civil Rights movement," she said. It's something, Queen said, that society also is seeing today. "I just think it will be... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
2 churches spread 1 message of unityis at its peak, “I’m 52 years old. I’ve never seen this type of division in my
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
is at its peak, “I’m 52 years old. I’ve never seen this type of division in my entire life and I was born during the civil rights movement,” said Ron Simmons, Project 1 Coordinator at Southside Church of Christ. “The church is splintered.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
A form guide for the 2017 Man Booker Prizeup in various suburbs of New Jersey in a post-war America. The novel dips into
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
up in various suburbs of New Jersey in a post-war America. The novel dips into the Vietnam War, Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights movement, John F Kennedy and the rise of Muhammad Ali, and also spends time in Paris and Columbia. It's a huge,... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Divisiveness rips Broomfield city council, citizensgas and fracking ban is possible. In public comments, people likened challengi
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted yesterday
gas and fracking ban is possible. In public comments, people likened challenging oil and gas to opposing slavery and the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s. Broomfield residents Ann Marie Cleary and Cristen Logan called out Shelton for... Read more
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The Christian Post
Can This White Guy Talk About Racism?movements, I often quote the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and I have lea
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
movements, I often quote the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and I have learned much from the strategies of the Civil Rights Movement. I also have dear friends and coworkers in the African American church, with whom I share great... Read more
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Billboard
'Hip-Hop Vs. Trump': Day 2 Highlights from Revolt Music Conference 2017rappers who are doing their part. But I don’t know if we have a musical revolut
Billboard / Posted yesterday
rappers who are doing their part. But I don’t know if we have a musical revolution now as we had in the '60s during the civil rights movement.” Audience member Tamika D. Mallory, co-chair of the Women’s March, pointedly challenged everyone to... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Weekend Box Office: 'Happy Death Day' No. 1 With $26.5M, Another Win for Horrorreluctantly teams with a Jewish attorney (Josh Gad) to tackle an oft-forgotten
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
reluctantly teams with a Jewish attorney (Josh Gad) to tackle an oft-forgotten case that helped lay the groundwork for the civil rights movement. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women came in well behind expectations with just $737,000 from 1,229... Read more
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Miami New Times
Here's How Insanely Dangerous Miami's Old Smokey Trash Incinerator Wasand white kids were forced to go to school nearby: The idea to shutter the inc
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
and white kids were forced to go to school nearby: The idea to shutter the incinerator came about only because of the civil rights movement, which is a polite way of saying the plant was closed to protect the white children now attending... Read more
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Miami New Times
Here's How Insanely Dangerous Miami's Old Smokey Trash Incinerator Wasand white kids were forced to go to school nearby: The idea to shutter the inc
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
and white kids were forced to go to school nearby: The idea to shutter the incinerator came about only because of the civil rights movement, which is a polite way of saying the plant was closed to protect the white children now attending... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
College admissionoriginal civil rights vision. Barbaro: What do you say to those who conclude t
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
original civil rights vision. Barbaro: What do you say to those who conclude that your goal is to undo the advances of the civil rights movement? Blum: I am not trying to undo the advancements, I am trying to restore the original vision, but you... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Mother Lode: Sometimes I feel guilty about enjoying the calm during the stormsthe 50-plus years I have been on this earth, it seems the world has been in som
Greeley Tribune / Posted yesterday
the 50-plus years I have been on this earth, it seems the world has been in some kind of chaos. In the '60s it was the civil rights movement, the women's movement, nuclear proliferation and the Vietnam War. In the '70s and '80s, it was the... Read more
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MPNnow.com
American flag not a universal symbol for equalityis that it has also denied those blessings to significant segments of the popul
MPNnow.com / Posted 2 days ago
is that it has also denied those blessings to significant segments of the population. This is why the Freedom Riders of the Civil Rights movement had to endure beatings and insults in order to procure their “liberty” to join white Americans in their... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Weekend Box Office: 'Happy Death Day' Scaring Off 'Blade Runner' With $26M Bowreluctantly teams with a Jewish attorney (Josh Gad) to tackle an oft-forgotten
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
reluctantly teams with a Jewish attorney (Josh Gad) to tackle an oft-forgotten case that helped lay the groundwork for the civil rights movement. Reginald Hudlin directed the drama, which also stars Kate Hudson, Dan Stevens, Sterling K. Brown and... Read more
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The Hill
Today's youth are caring, engaged political actorsonly difference is the use of social media. Youth have always led, as when stud
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
only difference is the use of social media. Youth have always led, as when students walked out of their schools during the civil rights movement. Over half the children in U.S. schools are eligible for free or reduced lunch, meaning they come from... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
KC begins ‘Dialogue’ series on campuswill examine the history of nonviolent protest movements through history with p
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
will examine the history of nonviolent protest movements through history with particular emphasis on the 1960s and the Civil Rights movement and anti-Vietnam protests. The discussion will then move into current examples of civil disobedience... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
In search of that perfect boycottRosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery bus. Ms.
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery bus. Ms. Parks’ act of defiance helped spark the civil rights movement. Other boycotts, such as the U.S. refusing to compete at the 1980 Moscow Olympics due to the USSR’s... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Name change to LEE a Lame Egalitarian Effortlooked away to the Land of Cotton — have been footing the bill for Robert E. Le
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
looked away to the Land of Cotton — have been footing the bill for Robert E. Lee High School since it came to be during the civil rights movement. So in the search for a Less Erosive Eponym for Robert E. Lee High, the board reached a compromise.... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Group protests restaurant it says mistreated people because of raceto improve our guests’ experience. We are in the hospitality business in the he
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
to improve our guests’ experience. We are in the hospitality business in the heart of a city known as the cradle of the Civil Rights movement, and we are always looking for ways to improve the experience of our wonderfully diverse customer... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planetis also often cited as the first mass movement of what became the New Left, rid
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 3 days ago
is also often cited as the first mass movement of what became the New Left, riding on the strength of the black-led civil rights movement that climaxed with the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965. FSM was credited with inaugurating... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Free speech! Hold firm! We must affirm and protect the First and 14th amendments to the Constitution with everything we have. . Categoryis also often cited as the first mass movement of what became the New Left, rid
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 3 days ago
is also often cited as the first mass movement of what became the New Left, riding on the strength of the black-led civil rights movement that climaxed with the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965. FSM was credited with inaugurating... Read more
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ajc.com
How Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize challenged Atlanta’s toleranceperson ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize. He donated the $54,000 prize money --
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
person ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize. He donated the $54,000 prize money -- about $400,000 today -- to the ongoing civil rights movement. The honor wasn’t just a watershed for King and the civil rights movement but also for Atlanta. It set... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Divisiveness rips Broomfield city council, citizensgas and fracking ban is possible. In public comments, people likened challengi
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
gas and fracking ban is possible. In public comments, people likened challenging oil and gas to opposing slavery and the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s. Broomfield residents Ann Marie Cleary and Cristen Logan called out Shelton for... Read more
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New Now Next
Read An Excerpt From Judy Wieder's Memoir, "Random Events Tend To Cluster"as a journalist and songwriter. The former editor in chief of the Advocate, Wie
New Now Next / Posted 3 days ago
as a journalist and songwriter. The former editor in chief of the Advocate, Wieder’s life intersected with the tumultuous Civil Rights movement, the struggle for LGBT equality, and the rise of rock and roll in the 1960s. There was such... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
MLK 50: Honoring Dr. Earnest C. Withersthe assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In the months leading up to ML
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In the months leading up to MLK 50, we are remembering those who played an important role in the Civil Rights Movement including photojournalist Dr. Earnest C. Withers. He's being honored this weeke... Read more
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IGN
Marshall Reviewyoung hotshot Thurgood Marshall is just about as good as it gets. Marshall was
IGN / Posted 3 days ago
young hotshot Thurgood Marshall is just about as good as it gets. Marshall was one of the most legendary figures of the Civil Rights Movement and spent years working as an attorney for the NAACP, combating prejudice in the American legal system,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Lacoochee's Mudcat Grant on his 1960s anthem moment: 'Those were trying times'not say nothing and go out and play, if that's what you want to do." Grant did
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
not say nothing and go out and play, if that's what you want to do." Grant didn't want to sit on the sidelines during the civil rights movement. Almost six decades later, he still doesn't. If he were still in the game, he said, he'd be kneeling... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Weekend Box Office: 'Happy Death Day' Earns $1M in Thursday Previewsreluctantly teams with a Jewish attorney (Josh Gad) to tackle an oft-forgotten
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
reluctantly teams with a Jewish attorney (Josh Gad) to tackle an oft-forgotten case that helped lay the groundwork for the Civil Rights Movement. Reginald Hudlin directed the drama, which rolls out in 821 locations. Kate Hudson, Dan Stevens,... Read more
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EuroNews
Anthony Rapp, Wilson Cruz on 'Star Trek: Discovery' Coupledomus, actually unite us." "The original series was borne out of troubled times,
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
us, actually unite us." "The original series was borne out of troubled times, " Isaacs continued, "the birth of the civil rights movement and feminism, and I think there's never been a time where a story like this, with a positive view of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
‘Marshall’ isn’t worthy of late Supreme Court justiceas Marshall. (He also inhabited Jackie Robinson and James Brown.) “Marshall” ta
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
as Marshall. (He also inhabited Jackie Robinson and James Brown.) “Marshall” takes a look at the period of time before the civil rights movement when Marshall was an NAACP lawyer in the 1940s, traveling from city to city representing clients who... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Freedom Rider educates, inspires Athens studentsto start fighting for a just cause. (Photo by Red Denty / Staff) Joan Trumpaue
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
to start fighting for a just cause. (Photo by Red Denty / Staff) Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, a key figure of the 1960s civil rights movement, shares her message with the eighth-graders at Hilsman Middle School in Athens on Wednesday. Mulholland... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
‘Marshall’ ★★★ and ½talent involved. It’s an important and fascinating story from the life of one o
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
talent involved. It’s an important and fascinating story from the life of one of the most pivotal figures in America’s Civil Rights movement, one that arguably isn’t as well-known due to time and the fact that the real-life Thurgood Marshall... Read more
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TribLIVE
Review: Formulaic ‘Marshall’ doesn’t live up to its subjectas Marshall (he also inhabited Jackie Robinson and James Brown). “Marshall” tak
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
as Marshall (he also inhabited Jackie Robinson and James Brown). “Marshall” takes a look at the period of time before the civil rights movement, when Marshall was an NAACP lawyer in the 1940s, traveling from city to city representing clients who... Read more
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Billboard
Mavis Staples Talks Las Vegas Shooting & Reasserting Herself As a Voice for Changeevident. There’s also no doubt that such classic songs as “Freedom Highway” and
Billboard / Posted 4 days ago
evident. There’s also no doubt that such classic songs as “Freedom Highway” and “Long Walk To D.C.” helped to define the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. However, the vocal powerhouse thought that things had changed over the years in America.... Read more
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New Haven Independent
CCA Bringing Harry Belafonte To Shubertof the global popular consciousness. He has won three Grammys, an Emmy, and a T
New Haven Independent / Posted 4 days ago
of the global popular consciousness. He has won three Grammys, an Emmy, and a Tony. He was also an early leader in the Civil Rights Movement (yes, that was him with Martin Luther King, Jr. in a 1957 march on Washington that Lee Friedlander... Read more
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