Category: National Association for Advancement of Colored People
As nation mourns racist murders, Confederate Flag of hate still flies over South Carolina
June 19, 2015
By Jon Queally, Common Dreams This isn’t the story about a flag, but there’s a flag in this story. On the same day the nation was reeling from the mass murder of nine black churchgoers in South Carolina by a calculating white gunman who reportedly made it clear to his victims the attack was inspired
Brown v. Board of Education – The Court Decision that Rocked America 60 years Ago
March 28, 2015
Brown v. Board of Education On May 17, 1954, the US Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education, a history altering decision, that, “in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place" [ic_google_news keyword="Brown v. Board of Education"] Brown v. Board of Education of
Major Milestones in the African American Freedom Struggle
March 14, 2015
The African American Struggle for Freedom An Historical Overview The long freedom struggle of the African American was first and foremost against the institution of slavery. After the Civil War, many African Americans were elected to local, state, and federal office as African Americans struggled to build democracy in the American South. That period was known
Brown v. Board of Education – Its Historical Importance – Benjamin Hooks
December 17, 2014
Brown v. Board of Education The legal history leading up to Brown v. Board of Education is explained by former NAACP leader, Benjamin Hooks. The point that I am trying to make is that the leaders the civil rights local did something thinking. Somehow the thought has been put on us that we just marched and demonstrated. It was not marching
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