Tag Archives: Civil Rights

National Constitution Center: NCC Staff- How Dr. Martin L. King Cited The Constitution in His Mountaintop Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Dr. King used the Constitution to make his case for the civil rights movement all the time and did it in a very intelligent and accurate way. Saying that African-Americans had … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Clint Smith: Affirmative Action As Reparations

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The main reason why I oppose affirmative action at least in the sense of reward any American or Americans based on race, ethnicity, or gender, is because I have this old … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Staff- Debating Affirmative Action: The Case Against Racial Preferences and For Equal Rights and Protection

Source: Constitution Daily: Staff- Debating Affirmative Action: The Case Against Racial Preferences and For Equal Rights and Protection As a Liberal, I’m against racial preferences regardless of who they’re tended to favor over any other race and in favor of … Continue reading

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TIME: Blog: Charlotte Alter: Here’s What All Successful Student Protests Have in Common

Source: TIME: Blog: Charlotte Alter: Here’s What All Successful Student Protests Have in Common What separates the student protest movements of the 1960s from today, is that the 1960s protesters were protesting for freedom. Protesting for civil and equal rights … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Graham K. Brown and Arnim Langer- Lessons From Affirmative Action Around The World

Source: Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Graham K. Brown and Arnim Langer- Lessons From Affirmative Action Around The World Imagine fifty-years ago when the U.S. Government under the Johnson Administration had a federal policy designed to empower racial and ethnic minorities in this … Continue reading

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Lenny Kravitz: Dream- Martin Luther King Day

Source: Lenny Kravitz: Dream- Martin Luther King Day I think it is pretty clear that within the last few weeks, months if not year of Dr. King’s life that he knew his time was coming to an end and it was … 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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