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Petition for Selma bridge name change gains steam on march anniversary

5 Mar

Petition for Selma bridge name change gains steam on march anniversary – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/03/petition-for-selma-bridge-name-change.html#sthash.C5jk4F7a.dpuf

Should NY police protest stop until after slain officers funerals?

24 Dec

Should NY police protest stop until after slain officers funerals?

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has asked for the protest that have resulted from the non indictment of a police officer in the death of Eric Garner to cease temporarily until two slain police officers are buried. Do you think that the protest should stop? Read more: Should Protest Continue?

New York City protest over Ferguson Grand Jury decision

Live stream of the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington

24 Aug

I know many are interested in this and many more wish that they could be in Washington DC right now to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington. Here is the live stream of the event so that many of us can at least watch it. – See more at: http://aareports.com/2013/08/watch-live-stream-of-50th-anniversary.html   #marchonwashington #50thanniversary

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Live stream of the 50th anniversay of the March On Washington

24 Aug

I know many are interested in this and many more wish that they could be in Washington DC right now to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington. Here is the live stream of the event so that many of us can at least watch it. – See more at: http://aareports.com/2013/08/watch-live-stream-of-50th-anniversary.html   #marchonwashington #50thanniversary

Alonzo Mourning’s speech at Miami Justice For Trayvon Rally

21 Jul

NBA great Alonzo Mourning lent his voice to the Justice For Trayvon rallies by making a speech at the Miami rally. Watch his speech below: – See more at: http://aareports.com/2013/07/alonzo-mournings-speech-at-miami.html

Muhammad Ali receives Liberty Medal in Philly

14 Sep

Muhammad Ali receives Liberty Medal in Philly

Boxing great Muhammad Ali was honored Thursday with the Liberty Medal for his longtime role outside the ring as a fighter for humanitarian causes, civil rights and religious freedom. Read more and learn what the Liberty Medal is and who the past winners were here: http://aareports.com/2012/09/muhammad-ali-receives-liberty-medal-in.html

US Navy ship named after civil rights leader Medgar Evers

13 Nov

US Navy ship named after civil rights leader Medgar Evers

The widow of Medgar Evers broke a bottle of champagne against the hull of a new Navy ship that has been named in honor of the slain civil rights leader. Read more here: US Navy ship named after civil rights leader Medgar Evers

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