Tag: Movement

They Were There as the Modern Environmental Movement Began. As Earth Day Turns 50, They Say the Planet’s Problems Have Gotten Worse

May 3, 2020
Dorothy Bradley was 23 when she decided to run for the Montana House of Representatives. Her decision was made on the first Earth Day — April 22, 1970 — when she was one of roughly 20 million Americans who participated in some of the day’s 12,000 events raising awareness of environmental problems in society. At…

The Education Reform Movement Has Failed America. We Need Common Sense Solutions That Work.

February 15, 2020
The education reform movement that started with George W. Bush’s No Child Left Behind law is dead. It died because every strategy it imposed on the nation’s schools has failed. From Bush’s No Child Left Behind to Obama’s Race to the Top to Bill Gates’ Common Core State Standards to Trump’s push for school choice,…

Republicans-If You&’re Really Against Racism-Restore Voting Rights Act

June 25, 2015
WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder ...

White Supremacist Donated to Several 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates

June 22, 2015
The head of a white supremacist group, cited by the suspected gunman who killed nine people at a black South Carolina church last week, has given thousands ...

The Modern Voting Rights Movement, Single Member Districts, and Black Office Holding

November 27, 2014
The Modern Voting Rights Movement, Single Member Districts, and Black Office Holding – https://www.blackpolitics.org Bloody Sunday BLOODY SUNDAY The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks–and three events–that represented the political and emotional peak of the m…   Editor’s Note – The modern Voting Rights movement can be traced to the 1944 decision of

Eyes on the Prize – 03 – Ain\'t Scared of Your Jails 1960-1961

October 24, 2014
Ain’t scared of your jails chronicles the courage displayed by thousands of young people and college students who joined the ranks of the movement and gave it new direction. In 1960, lunch counter sit-ins spread across the South, may organized by the new, energetic Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. In 1961, on the Freedom Rides, many

\"Bro. Dick Gregory Unchained: On Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.\" 2/22/2013

October 18, 2014
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[1/7] The Black Power Mixtape (1967-1975)

October 17, 2014
The Black Power Mixtape examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in the black community and Diaspora from 1967 to 1975. The film combines music, startling 16mm footage (lying undiscovered in the cellar of Swedish Television for 30 years), and contemporary audio interviews from leading African-American artists, activists, musicians and scholars. Writen and Directed

RBG | "The Black Power MixTape" Excerpts from the Acclaimed Swedish Documentary

October 17, 2014
FULL FILM DESCRIPTION http://blackpowermixtape.com/ In the late ’60s, after the assassination of both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, the civil rights movement in America gave way to a more militant breed of activists who were demanding greater self-determination for the African-American community and the right to defend themselves against a system they felt was

An Introduction to the Civil Rights Movement

October 12, 2014
A desktop documentary previewing the African American Civil Rights Movement with a focus on southern desegregation violence, school integration, and the important contributions of civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks.
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