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Judging America: Malcolm X and Martin Luther King

May 18, 2014
Judging America: Malcolm X and Martin Luther King

African American History Breakthrough Series The month of May marks the birthday of Malcolm X, one of the most influential voices and leaders of the twentieth-century. The African American History Breakthrough Series is proud to celebrate the life and achievements of Malcolm X. Malcolm X’s legacy is expansive and profoundly insightful and instructive. To...
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Honoring Malcolm X

May 13, 2014
Honoring Malcolm X

African American Breakthrough Series The month of May marks the birthday of Malcolm X, one of the most influential voices and leaders of the twentieth-century. The African American Breakthrough Series is proud to celebrate the life and achievements of Malcolm X. Malcolm X’s legacy is expansive and profoundly insightful and instructive. To ignore his...
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Remembering Martin Luther King in the Scales of History

April 13, 2014
Remembering Martin Luther King in the Scales of History

African American Breakthrough Series Consistent with the Kwanzaa principle Kujichagulia, we are proud to celebrate the history and contribution of African Americans.  Our breakthrough series highlights the ideas, theories, events, and technological inventions, of African Americans, which changed and shaped the lives of African Americans and advanced human civilization.  This article reflects on the...
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The Freedom Riders: The Courage of the Greatest Youth Generation

May 7, 2011
The Freedom Riders: The Courage of the Greatest Youth Generation

Fifty years ago, 14 black students from Tennessee State University were beaten and arrested during the Freedom Rides that helped integrate the South. For their courage, they were expelled from school, and informed of that decision by letter while still jailed in Mississippi. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides. Read...
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