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Dr. Joy DeGruy Flawlessly Demolishes the Myth That Slavery Has No Impact on Today’s World

Joy DeGruy Flawlessly Demolishes the Myth That Slavery Has No Impact on Today’s World

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. accomplished more in his 39 years of life than any man could wish to accomplish in a lifetime.

Martin Luther King Jr was born January 1929 into a life of Southern segration but would eventually be thrust into a unique position where he would become a national icon in the history of American progressivism.

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Why not round up all the slave names and commemorate them on a wall, like that veteran shit. Stop trying to tell me that blacks aren't lazy with lamemes

Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family & hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War. #tubman

Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a

Joe Louis and Mohammed Ali

Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali never knew Joe Louis was such a big man, would've been even bigger in his prime yeah Go Joe Louis √

A tale untold and not known by many.   American Aboringine,  15 year old Latasha was shot in the head by a Korean store owner who thought she was stealing. After killing her she found the money in her hand. She served no prison time... Tupac used to speak about this :(  "Cuz here on earth, tell me what's a black life worth, a bottle of juice is no excuse. The truth hurts" -2pac R.I.P. Latasha Harlins.

A tale untold and not known by many. American Aboringine, 15 year old Latasha was shot in the head by a Korean store owner who thought she was stealing. After killing her she found the money in her hand. She served no prison time.

Charles Hamilton Houston,"The Man Who Killed Jim Crow" (if you haven't already seen this film, treat yourself. Check your local library), a renowned civil rights attorney, was widely recognized as the architect of the civil rights strategy that led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1954 decision, Brown v. Board of Education.  He was also a mentor to Thurgood Marshall who successfully litigated the pivotal Brown case.

Charles Hamilton Houston, civil rights attorney, mentor to Thurgood Marshall

"The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male" was a clinical study conducted between 1932 and 1972 in Tuskegee, Alabama in which 399 poor--and mostly illiterate--African American sharecroppers were denied treatment for syphilis. The individuals who enrolled in the study did not give informed consent and were not informed of their diagnosis; instead they were told they had "bad blood" and could receive free medical treatment in return for participating...

“ Gateway of the Mind In a team of deeply pious scientists conducted a radical experiment in an undisclosed facility. The scientists had theorized that a human without access to any senses or.

The Brown Family - Brown vs. Board of Education  Topeka, Kansas

Separate but Equal: Segregation in the Public Schools -- The Brown Family - Brown vs. Board of Education Topeka, Kansas -- In the Supreme Court decided the landmark case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.

Oliver Tambo

Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo: South African Anti-Apartheid Politician and Revolutionary Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo was a South African anti-apartheid.

On September 15, 1963 Johnny Robinson, age 16, was shot in the back by Birmingham police officer Jack Parker firing from a squad car. Others in the car said the driver going over a bump or hitting his brakes could have caused Parker to fire. Other witnesses heard two shots. Robinson's family never talked about his death, and his brother and sister went to school the next day. Another youth, Virgil Ware, 13, was also killed in the aftermath of the church bombing. #TodayInBlackHistory

Johnny's Death: The Untold Tragedy In Birmingham

Slave Narratives Full (+playlist) #blackhistory #blackculture #knowledgeispower

An HBO documentary with actors reading real slave narrative from the Library of Congress

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