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Waiting to vote in Alabama in 1965, after the Voting Rights Act was passed.

Waiting to vote in Alabama in after the Voting Rights Act was passed. of Republican senators voted for it, as did of Democratic senators. William Fulbright, who Clinton bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom in voted no.

We know ! people usually don't look at this fact from a distance,,, bring change , stop fighting the small distracting wars & address the big one - there are more of "us" than "them" ,, it's deciding who "us" is , taking all the time ......

This is why my mother, my sister, and myself weep when we see Israelite men being brutalized, demonized, and then dehumanized. It reminds me of Jeremiah When YAH says the women weep and mourn for them so that the men may weep. I'm so tired of seeing

Came across this.. these are a collection of drawings of some of the people who were held captive on the slave ship "Amistad", ca. 1839-1840

This is a collection of drawings, held at Yale, of some of the people who were held captive on the slave ship "Amistad", ca.

The St. Luke Penny Savings Bank was founded in 1903 by Maggie Lena Walker. Walker holds the distinction of being the first African-American woman to establish and serve as president of a bank in the U.S.

Luke Penny Savings Bank was founded in 1903 by Maggie Lena Walker. Walker holds the distinction of being the first black American woman to establish and serve as president of a bank in the U.

Eliza Bryant, child of slaves, was active in welcoming African Americans to the Cleveland area. She realized that many elderly Black people had no help - many had lost their families during slavery, and segregated nursing homes would not serve them. In the 1890's, Bryant recruited two other women, began the work of establishing a home for elderly Black people. Today it still serves. http://www.elizabryant.org/history.aspx

with ・・・ After learning of the special needs of elderly Blacks left alone due to slavery, Eliza Bryant established the first nursing home for Blacks who were.

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