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The Supreme Court began hearing a historic one-hour oral argument on marriage Tuesday which could lead to any one of a wide array of possible decisions — from essentially leaving in place the traditional marriage laws now on the books in most states to proclaiming same-sex marriage a fundamental right under the United States Constitution.
NAACP Women’s Service Group, ca. 1921
Addison Scurlock, photographer
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Harry Belafonte keeps it excruciatingly real.
“[Paul Robeson] was an artist who made us understand the depth of that calling when he said, ‘Artists are the gatekeepers of truth. We are civilization’s radical voice.’ Never in the history of Black America has there ever been such a harvest of truly gifted and powerful artists as we witness today. Yet, our nation hungers for their radical song. Let us not sit back silently. Let us not be charged with PATRIOTIC TREASON.”
Members of the NAACP picket the apartment buildings for discriminative housing practices, Detroit, Michigan. 1963.
On February 12, 1909, the foundations for the formation of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) are set in place. The NAACP is an interracial group devoted to the advancement to civil rights. The meeting actually occurs on May 31, in which the National Negro…
What an honor it was to speak with and meet Benjamin Jealous, President of the NAACP.
On Friday, February 22nd, two storied institutions: Howard University and Harvard University met at Cramton Auditiorium on Howard University’s campus to participate in the NAACP’s Great Debate sponsored by Starbucks. The teams met in a friendly debate and discussed relevant issues of today.
I Have A Dream 2013 by TEHRAN
“Lets end cliff note discrimination/I have a dream.” Tehran uses poetry to share paint a picture of his dream in 2013. Dr. King’s speech inspired this presentation.