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It was Dr. King’s radical shift towards internationalism, anti-capitalism, and anti-imperialism that frightened those in power by challenging their ability to use alternate methods of control in the post-civil rights era.
Bob Zellner; Kaylie Simon; Maurice Mitchell; Partners for a Progressive Israel; Readers
After the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute withdrew the annual Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award from Angela Davis, the outcry in Birmingham, nationally and internationally has been massive. Angela will be in Birmingham February 16.
Birmingham City Council; Solomon Crenshaw Jr.
Birmingham City Council
After news that broke over the weekend that the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute rescinded an award that was to be presented to Dr. Angela Davis, the Birmingham City Council unanimously passed a resolution of support for the civil rights icon.
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According to people familiar with BCRI’s decision, the institute’s reversal is centered around the local Jewish community’s opposition with what the Associated Press describes as Davis’ support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement...
Davis, one of most influential activists and intellectuals in the US, is an icon of the black liberation movement, Davis’s work around issues of gender, race, class and prisons has influenced critical thought and social movements across 3 generations
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Ernie Suggs and Shelia M. Poole
Aretha Franklin your music lifted us up. Queen of Soul’s influence on the civil rights movement was massive and needed. Your music, your activism, your dignity brought us hope and inspired us. Let's all Say A Little Prayer for Aretha Franklin.