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In Selma, Obama proved that he is ‘black enough’

In Selma, Obama proved that he is ‘black enough’

| March 11, 2015

Click here to watch video of the president’s speech. Click here to read the full text of the president’s speech. By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief SELMA, Ala.–Throughout his campaign for the presidency, Barack Obama was dogged by one question: Is he black enough? The question was repeated so often that after showing up late for […]

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Claudette Colvin: A Forgotten Civil Rights Hero – The Root

| March 5, 2014

The Woman Civil Rights Leaders Threw Under a Bus Remembering Claudette Colvin: Black History Month is the perfect time to get our history right. BY: ABDUL ALI DEMOCRACY NOW SCREENSHOT Every year during Black History Month, Rosa Parks’ name rolls off the tongues of schoolchildren and educators around the nation as they discuss the civil […]

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