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Supreme Court seems interested in limited ruling in civil rights case | The Washington Post

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FacebookTwitterMailIn the buildup to the Supreme Court’s examination of whether cable giant Comcast refused to sign a deal with a black entertainer’s TV network, some advocates argued that the case threatened to hollow out a Reconstruction-era civil rights statute assuring equal contract rights for African Americans. But during hour of oral arguments Wednesday, it did not appear that the justices […]
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Florida Pardons the Groveland Four, 70 Years After Jim Crow-Era Rape Case | The New York Times The Jim Crow-era case attracted widespread attention in 1949. Shortly after the rape was reported, mobs of white residents set fire to homes and property belonging to black families in the Groveland area.">Florida Pardons the Groveland Four, 70 Years After Jim Crow-Era Rape Case | The New York Times The Jim Crow-era case attracted widespread attention in 1949. Shortly after the rape was reported, mobs of white residents set fire to homes and property belonging to black families in the Groveland area.

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The Jim Crow-era case attracted widespread attention in 1949. Shortly after the rape was reported, mobs of white residents set fire to homes and property belonging to black families in the Groveland area.
Florida Pardons the Groveland Four, 70 Years After Jim Crow-Era Rape Case | The New York Times The Jim Crow-era case attracted widespread attention in 1949. Shortly after the rape was reported, mobs of white residents set fire to homes and property belonging to black families in the Groveland area." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Poor People’s Campaign Launches With March on Capitol Hill | Colorlines The campaign’s list of demands directly address the issues of systemic racism and economic inequality.">Poor People’s Campaign Launches With March on Capitol Hill | Colorlines The campaign’s list of demands directly address the issues of systemic racism and economic inequality.

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The campaign’s list of demands directly address the issues of systemic racism and economic inequality.
Poor People’s Campaign Launches With March on Capitol Hill | Colorlines The campaign’s list of demands directly address the issues of systemic racism and economic inequality." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Rosa Parks’ Life After the Bus Was No Easy Ride | History.com Along with Parks’ many achievements, she also shared the challenges she faced along the way, including the death threats levied at her because of her work.">Rosa Parks’ Life After the Bus Was No Easy Ride | History.com Along with Parks’ many achievements, she also shared the challenges she faced along the way, including the death threats levied at her because of her work.

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Along with Parks’ many achievements, she also shared the challenges she faced along the way, including the death threats levied at her because of her work.
Rosa Parks’ Life After the Bus Was No Easy Ride | History.com Along with Parks’ many achievements, she also shared the challenges she faced along the way, including the death threats levied at her because of her work." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Watch the Electrifying Conclusion of Dr. King’s Final Speech | Colorlines King celebrated the ongoing fight for social and racial equity during his famed “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech in Memphis.">Watch the Electrifying Conclusion of Dr. King’s Final Speech | Colorlines King celebrated the ongoing fight for social and racial equity during his famed “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech in Memphis.

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King celebrated the ongoing fight for social and racial equity during his famed “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech in Memphis.
Watch the Electrifying Conclusion of Dr. King’s Final Speech | Colorlines King celebrated the ongoing fight for social and racial equity during his famed “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech in Memphis." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Fannie Lou Hamer | American Experience "...She understood that the fight for economic security was a crucial component of the Civil Rights movement."">Fannie Lou Hamer | American Experience "...She understood that the fight for economic security was a crucial component of the Civil Rights movement."

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"...She understood that the fight for economic security was a crucial component of the Civil Rights movement."
Fannie Lou Hamer | American Experience "...She understood that the fight for economic security was a crucial component of the Civil Rights movement."" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The Civil Rights Pastor Who Declared ‘I Am a Man’ | The Daily Beast James Lawson was a Civil Rights icon who saw the need for the fight to include economic inequality. He also unintentionally doomed King by inviting him to Memphis.">The Civil Rights Pastor Who Declared ‘I Am a Man’ | The Daily Beast James Lawson was a Civil Rights icon who saw the need for the fight to include economic inequality. He also unintentionally doomed King by inviting him to Memphis.

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James Lawson was a Civil Rights icon who saw the need for the fight to include economic inequality. He also unintentionally doomed King by inviting him to Memphis.
The Civil Rights Pastor Who Declared ‘I Am a Man’ | The Daily Beast James Lawson was a Civil Rights icon who saw the need for the fight to include economic inequality. He also unintentionally doomed King by inviting him to Memphis." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

[VIDEO] Preview: ‘I AM A MAN’ Puts You at the Heart of the Civil Rights Struggle | Road To VR I AM A MAN is an upcoming interactive VR experience that lets you participate in the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike and the events leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination.">[VIDEO] Preview: ‘I AM A MAN’ Puts You at the Heart of the Civil Rights Struggle | Road To VR I AM A MAN is an upcoming interactive VR experience that lets you participate in the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike and the events leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination.

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I AM A MAN is an upcoming interactive VR experience that lets you participate in the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike and the events leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination.
[VIDEO] Preview: ‘I AM A MAN’ Puts You at the Heart of the Civil Rights Struggle | Road To VR I AM A MAN is an upcoming interactive VR experience that lets you participate in the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike and the events leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More