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Civil Rights Newsletter Archive
Civil rights news and issues with a new voice.
Emmet Till – 1955 Murder Victim
Emmet Till was a beautiful, lively and loving son to his mother. Mamie Till never imagined a southern vacation a shuddering problem and hate would take her son away from her forever.
Graca Simbine Machel Mandela, a humanitarian
Graça Simbine Machel Mandela is a woman of honor, respect and grace. She is educated, married, loved and esteemed, but she refuses to rest on her success. Read how she literally has it all, but still fights for the rights of her people.
How should black Americans treat each other
Treating people like you would like to be treated should be the standard, but what happens when it’s not? Especially in a culture that has fought and died to be treated equally, read more
Nelson Mandela refuses to be bitter
In the face of severe brutality and oppression the South African people had hope and never stopped fighting for their freedom. Their leaders were imprisoned so the students fought. Barely old enough to know themselves, they knew they wanted freedom. The students became the new leaders. Read to learn
Opportunities of the US civil rights struggles
The ability to seize the day comes from within and each and every American has that right, that duty and that obligation to his fellow man. Read further to see and be inspired by some Americans that seized the day.
United States civil rights laws
Civil rights aren’t special rights they are the rights of US citizens. Please enjoy reading this overview of civil rights and why they are so important to the United States.
US Civil Rights Laws and Enforcement
Many times when we lump the idea of civil rights together we forget about the individuals that gave their lives to the struggle. We forget about the process and the patience that forward momentum took. We forget about the organization that was needed. We forget about the egos that were destroyed in
What the US civil rights movement can teach you
What does it take for civil rights to work? Can you legislate integrity? No, but you can establish a foundation of principles for how you will be treated as a citizen. People of color, immigrants and women have had an uphill battle of establishing this foundation, but what’s next?
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