MLK Resources – Selma to Montgomery

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SOURCES Garrow, Protest at Selma, 1978. Johnson, ‘‘Remarks in the Capitol Rotunda at the Signing of the Voting Rights Act,’’ 6 August 1966, in Public Papers of the Presidents: Lyndon B. Johnson, 1965, bk.2, 1966. Johnson, ‘‘Special Remarks to the Congress: The … Continued

Black History 2015

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A Century of Black Life, History and Culture Over the past century, African American life, history, and culture have become major forces in the United States and the world. In 1915, few could have imagined that African Americans in music, … Continued

Kwanzaa 2014

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Photo Credit: Kwanzaa Guide Photo Credit: dasugahoneyicedt KWANZAA HISTORY Dr. Maulana Karenga, professor and chairman of Black Studies at California State University, Long Beach, created Kwanzaa in 1966. After the Watts riots in Los Angeles, Dr. Karenga searched for ways … Continued

2014 Black History Month

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diaspora : di·as·po·ra  noun \dī-ˈas-p(ə-)rə, dē-\ : a group of people who live outside the area in which they had lived for a long time or in which their ancestors lived : the movement, migration, or scattering of a people away … Continued