Black History News

Fifty Years Later, Fair Housing Act Recognized As A Factor In Fighting Housing Discrimination

By Christopher G. Cox, Publisher/Managing Editor, realesavvy.com One of the signature achievements of the Civil Rights Era was the passage by Congress in April of 1968 of the Fair Housing Act (FHA), also known as Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. Looking back on this historic legislative accomplishment, Majurial “MJ” Watkins, president…

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Mike Colter, Gabourey Sidibe, Danny Glover and an All-Star Cast Perform The Radical King for Audible

Audible Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, today announced the release of The Radical King. This collection of twenty-three of Martin Luther King Jr.’s essays and speeches, curated by Cornel West, is performed by LeVar Burton, Mike Colter, Leslie Odom, Jr., Colman Domingo, Danny Glover, Gabourey Sidibe,…

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50th Anniversary of King Assassination: Coretta King’s Last Wish to Expose Secrets About Her Husband’s Killing is Yet Unfulfilled

By Dr. Barbara A. Reynolds (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Efforts must be increased to break down the wall of secrecy surrounding the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who was gunned down on April 4, 1968 as he stepped out onto the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. That was one of the lasting wishes…

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Fresh Future Farm and the Slave Dwelling Project to Host “Living History in the Eyes of the Enslaved”

“Let African-American boys and girls who live in impoverished communities grow food that connects them to their ancestors and legacy in their community that they can sell. Teach them to be chefs, teach them to be agronomists, teach them to be scientists. Let them have ownership, responsibility and respect for what they came from.” –…

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