This article previously appeared in and appears courtesy of She's Fit to Lead. It was written by Li Cohen, a She's Fit to Lead contributor.via bigstockphoto.comIn a nation where democracy reigns all.. Huffington Post
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Representative John Lewis poses in the Civil Rights Room at the Nashville Public Library on November 18, 2016.
There may be no two Americans more different—in.. The American Prospect
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Actor Denzel Washington attends a special screening of Fences, at Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall, on Monday, December 19, 2016, in.. The American Prospect
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The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
For those who believe Donald Trump’s election has further legitimized hatred and even.. The American Prospect
At a recent literary/gala reading in Los Angeles, I found myself cringing a bit as the renowned poet Rita Dove was introduced to the audience as a "national treasure". Certainly the word-choice was.. Huffington Post
Today is Bill of Rights Day in America.
Happy Bill of Rights Day!
This post explains the liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution.. Zero Hedge
Canada has named the trailblazing black rights activist Viola Desmond as the face of its new $10 bill, making her the first Canadian woman in history to be featured on a banknote.
Nine years before.. Huffington Post
West Michigan residents have the opportunity to win a two-night stay in a fully-furnished McKay Tower Residence by entering Mckay Tower's first "Light Up the Dome Contest.
Grand Rapids, Michigan.. PRWeb
GATINEAU, Quebec (AP) — A black woman often described as Canada’s Rosa Parks for her 1946 decision to sit in a whites-only section of a Nova Scotia movie theater will be the first woman to be.. Seattle Times Also reported by •FOXNews.com
Who do we rely on to get our news? Unfortunately, most people are getting their news via social media. It’s important that people regain their trust in the mainstream media due to flaws in social.. Huffington Post
Though Francisco Franco’s totalitarian Spanish regime was toppled nearly 40 years ago, its legacy is still present in the country. Walk through the cities of Spain, and you’re likely to find.. Huffington Post
My mom, Clida, taught my four brothers and me about her father's work to organize Black voters in rural Louisiana in the 1950's. We carried her dad's legacy of activism with us. The Civil Rights.. Huffington Post