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Stokely Carmichael was a well known civil rights activists who dedicated his whole entire life to the improving the conditions of Black people in this country.  He eventually changed his name to Kwame Ture. In...

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Marva Collins was a former substitute teacher who spent a majority of her life educating poor black students in the Chicago area.  In 1975, Collins cashed in her $5,000 in pension savings and opened the...

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What happened when a Black man was denied to play golf? He built his own golf course. That’s right. William J. Powell was a business man and entrepreneur who designed and owned the Clearview Golf...

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Faith Bandler was an unknown civil rights activist who fought viciously for the rights of Indigenous Australians. Being of South Sea Islander decent, she was adamant on changing the lives of Indigenous people around the...

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Noted civil rights activist Julian Bond has just passed away at the age of 75. Bond was a chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), developing a long track record...

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Stokely Carmichael was a powerful and revolutionary civil rights activist. In this video clip, he is asked if he is a race agitator who causes people to riot.  He readily answered “no” and explained his...

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Every time we look back on a clip that features Malcolm X speaking, we’re mesmerized.  He seems to say the right things all the time. In this rare clip, Malcolm X is speaking on a...

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When you’re looking for answers to today’s racial problems, sometimes we can find the guidance from our elders who too have lived through the same issues. In this video clip, R& B singer D’Angelo speaks...

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Many remember Paul Robeson to be a vigilant and fearless speaker on race issues at a time when racial tensions in America were at an all time high. This singer and actor, who also played...

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Hear Malcolm X’s own words about his relationship with the Nation of Islam and how he ended up leaving the organization. After you watch the video, please tell us what you think. Can the black...

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