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In Black America Podcast: Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Views from the Front Line - Part I

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. presents highlights of the Civil Rights Summit marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 .


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Activism

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Bolivar Commercial

Herts to lead Delta Center

After a national search, Delta State University's Delta Center for Culture and Learning has found a replacement for retiring director Dr. Luther Brown.


Related Topix: Delta State University, Rutgers University, Little Rock, MS, University of Chicago, Indianola, MS

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

JCSU President Ronald Carter to receive Luminary Award

Ronald L. Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, has won The Charlotte Post Foundation's lifetime achievement award.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Black Civil War re-enactors hope to set record straight

Marvin-Alonzo Greer proudly donned the blue uniform of a federal soldier in the Civil War during a recent Juneteenth celebration at Atlanta Cyclorama.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, African-American, US Navy, US Military, University of Georgia West Georgia State

Cape Gazette

Hundreds celebrate 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

Fifty years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed, more than 300 people gathered in Georgetown July 2, waving flags and carrying signs recalling the civil rights struggle and calling for continued efforts for justice and equality.


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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sagging pants and family responsibility

When it comes to a lifetime of success by the individual, we've been trying to ascertain the ingredients of that success ever since homo sapiens roamed the earth.


Related Topix: Books, Outliers, New York

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Minute: Hair Weave Saves Life In Chicago

A Chicago teen survived being shot in the head Tuesday, and her uncle claims her weave may have helped save her life.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Philadelphia Public Record

Pa. 4TH Senate Dist.: Contender Art Haywood

BY TONY WEST/ Art Haywood knows his way around housing in this city. If he succeeds in replacing State Sen. LeAnna Washington in the 4th Senatorial Dist., he will soon be keeping a watchful eye on the real estate of 250,000 people in Northwest Philadelphia and Cheltenham, Abington and Springfield in Montgomery Co.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chaka Fattah

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Black Enterprise

Troy Davis' Nephew Raises Money to Continue His Education at Morehouse

Remember the 2011 case of Troy Davis, a black man whose Georgia execution sent black media into a frenzy after original witnesses in his murder trial recanted their testimonies, leading to significant doubt in Davis' guilt? As America watched the tragic case play out in front of the media, it was clear that Davis had overwhelming support from his ... (more)


Juan Watkins of LaPlace named Gates Millennium Scholar

Juan Watkins Jr., a 2014 graduate of St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace, was chosen to be part of the Class of 2014 Gates Millennium Scholars Program.


Related Topix: Laplace, LA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

How to Apply for Financial Scholarships & Colleges

There is a lot of opportunity for financial aid that is available to students. The student need to show that they have a financial need, superior academic achievement, or any special talent that they have that would help them in their educational pursuit.


Related Topix: Jackson State University, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Washington Post

DHS chief Jeh Johson takes cool approach to hot-button issue of immigration

As Pentagon general counsel, Jeh Johnson played a key role in the repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy covering gay service members.


Related Topix: Prison, United States Coast Guard Academy, Martin Luther King, Jr., US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The News Tribune

How new rights museum carries Atlanta's story forward

In 1996 Atlanta was ahead of the game. The eyes of the world were on the Olympics.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, The National, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Center for Civil and Human Rights is Now Open in Atlanta

The Center for Civil and Human Rights , a new center that brings together the history of the American Civil Rights Movement and international human rights efforts, opened this week in Atlanta.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Center for Civil and Human Rights Officially Opens Doors

Staff Report The highly anticipated Center for Civil and Human Rights officially opened to the public on Monday, June 23. Serving as a connector between past and present, The Center shares powerful stories of individuals and civil and human rights movements, and invites visitors to reflect on how they can create a more just and humane future for ... (more)


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, African-American