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Who Were The Scottsboro Nine?

Alice George Smithsonian Magazine
The young black men served a combined total of 130 years for a crime they never committed. Through Scottsboro we find America’s tortured racial past is not so past. We can find the seeds of inspiration, and strategies for liberation or racial justice

The 120th Anniversary of Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing

Imani Perry The Crisis Magazine
Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing is a reminder of the solidarity, commitment and community that African Americans forged to not merely survive in this nation, but to create beauty in the face of persistent injustice.

Remembering Ella Baker on Martin Luther King Day

Barbara Ransby The New York Times
Ella Baker Baker was a strategist, organizer and mother to the movement whose political acumen, humble leadership style and razor sharp political insights were legendary.
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