Day: August 23, 2013

“Andrew Young:Civil Rights Marches”


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“Martin Luther King Jr. on NBC’s Meet the Press in 1965”


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ARE REPUBLICANS BEGINNING TO CONCEDE BLACK AND LATINO VOTES IN THE SOUTH AND WEST?


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“first interview with Martin Luther King from 1957 part 1”


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NORTH CAROLINA DRAGS “JIM CROW” FROM HIS GRAVE: CHANGES IN VOTING FOR BLACKS AND STUDENTS


THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW

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Governor Pat McCrory (R)  just signed into law “legal” means for voter suppression in North Carolina.  It was backlash from Barack Obama’s winning the state in the Presidential Election.  In this clip we see how dangerous the route can be – a misery – to vote in North Carolina.  U.S. Attorney-General Eric Holder is aware of the situation there.  It is hoped he will swiftly sue the state in federal court.,, like he just did in Texas.

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Today in History, August 23


Pray that U.S.  Attorney-General, Eric Holder,

sues North Carolina

under Section II of the Voting Rights Act.

 

Perceptions of Race Relations And Other Fascinating News


NewsFeed

  1. New Study Finds Many Think Racial Equality Not A Reality

    Scheduling Reminder: Due to travel plans, NextDraft will be back on Tuesday. Have a good weekend.

    When Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his I Have a Dream speech, few people listening along the Washington D.C. mall could have predicted that, fewer than five decades later, we’d have a person who looks like Barack Obama working out of the Oval Office. While we’ve come a long way in terms racial equality, we still have a long way to go. How long? The answer to that question depends on who you ask. Take a look at the very interesting numbers and analysis from Pew’s latest research on how people of different races view the state of racial equality and race relations.

  2. The Snowden Effect: U.S. Declassifies Secret Court Opinion

    U.S. intelligence officials have declassified a court opinion in which the NSA was…

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