Tag Archives: American Civil Rights Movement

Lenny Kravitz: Dream- Martin Luther King Day

“A compilation of footage and photos of Dr. King in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Song: Dream (Music & Lyrics by Lenny Kravitz) from the album “Black And White America.” Download here:I-Tunes.” From Lenny Kravitz I think it is pretty … Continue reading

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DCCAH: Video: Bayard Rustin and James Baldwin, Freedom Fighters and Friends

. James Baldwin and Bayard Rustin both had two strikes against them and really in Bayard’s case three. But I guess he didn’t strike out because the umpire felt charitable or what have you. But they were both Black and … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: Video: President Lyndon Johnson Signs 1964 Civil Rights Act

President Lyndon Johnson signing of the 1964 Civil Rights is one of the most important moments in American history. Because he signed a law that granted access to millions of Americans who were simply denied that access simply because of … Continue reading

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Malcolm X: Video: Malcolm X: “We’re Going to Have to go to War Against the Racists.”

Malcolm X: “We’re going to have to go to war against the racists.” – YouTube. The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger This could easily be … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Gwen Ifill: How the Civil Rights Act Opened the Door to the American Dream

The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The civil rights acts literally opened the public business domain to all citizens.  It said that if you are … Continue reading

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New America Foundation: Video: The Shot: Reniqua Allen: Civil Rights in Present Day

Erik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The 1968 Fair Housing Law was one of the best acts of the civil rights … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Workers Party: Video: Malcolm X vs. James Baldwin

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I have a problem with Malcolm X having a problem with the civil rights sit-ins of, I believe, from 1963, and perhaps earlier than that. Because what these … Continue reading

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CBC: Video: Front Page Challenge: Malcolm X in 1965

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Malcolm X’s message was about self-reliance and self-defense for the African-American community. Not trying to destroy any other community in the United States. Which is something that the … Continue reading

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The Daily Conversation: Video: Long Lost Martin Luther King Speech

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The thing that I may respect most about Dr. King was his ability to make his case to the country simply based on the facts. With a very … Continue reading

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National Journal: Opinion: Matt Berman: The Forgotten, Radical Martin Luther King Jr.

National Journal: Opinion: Matt Berman: The Forgotten, Radical Martin Luther King Jr. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The radicalism of Dr. Martin Luther King had to do with his economic politics and philosophy. He … Continue reading

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