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YOU CAN LEARN PLENTY FROM THIS JULIAN BOND QUOTE

The earthly passing of civil rights pioneer, political leader, researcher and educator Julian Bond will certainly spark recitations of a half-century old era—marches, institutional agitation and societal change from a White supremacist-dominated landscape. But Bond’s lifetime dedication to equal rights, … Continue reading

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WHILE YOU PARTY IN SELMA…

So, you’re marching in Selma today for the star-studded 50th anniversary of the beating Martin Luther King Jr’s followers took as they tried to cross the Edmund  Pettus bridge.  I don’t fault you for attempting to connect with what I also … Continue reading

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THE PAST IS WORSE THAN YOU THINK: SPIES OF MISSISSIPPI

      Here’s another reason why many Americans refuse to have a conversation about race—like reconciling a dysfunctional relationship, one or both sides get to discover more about the trifling stuff each other did! Shee, and who wants that?! … Continue reading

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DAVIDSON SHOOTS THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

Shot in 1961 by Bruce Davidson. (Laughing) No other caption is required. This and other Davidson photos from the 1960’s civil rights movement are now on display at the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York City…

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