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50 Years Ago: President Johnson Signed The Fair Housing Act

Gene Demby of NPR’s Code Switch reviews the history of government policies that created and reinforced segregation.  The Fair Housing Act was an attempt to correct the situation that failed time and time again.  To watch the 6 1/2 minute…

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Screening of “Marshall” at the Trenton Free Public Library, February 13, 2018

With Chadwick Boseman as Thurgood Marshall, the movie tells the story of an early case of Marshall’s, when he was an attorney from the NAACP.  The showing at the Trenton Free Public Library, 120 Academy St., Trenton, begins at 5:30…

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The Myth of the “Good” Protest

Yale historian Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore explains the similarity between Colin Kaepernick’s protest and that of Rosa Parks and the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins, refuting the commonly held belief that the latter two “materialized from an individual’s epiphany” without precedent and…

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Find Your Own Way To Lead

Sherrilyn Ifill, of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, on next steps: Sherrilyn Ifill on the 2016 Presidential Election from NAACP_LDF on Vimeo.

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Searching for the truth of “The Hanging Bridge.”

Ellen Frankman and T.J. Raphael interview Jason Ward, author of the book, Hanging Bridge: Racial Violence and America’s Civil Rights Century, which explores lynchings which took place in the early and mid-twentieth century on a bridge on the Chickasawhay River…

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