History, Art & Culture Organizations

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Veterans of Color

November 11, 2017 - Veterans of Color reveals the patriotic untold stories of blacks in the military during a transformative era in American history. Fascinating stories told by the veterans who lived them, Veterans of Color is a film that brings a personal face to the struggles of African Americans in the military and their civilian lives thereafter. Trailer Also visit www.wedu.org for m... Read more

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Colin Kaepernick Will Not Be Silenced

November 13, 2017 - He's been vilified by millions and locked out of the NFL—all because he took a knee to protest police brutality. But Colin Kaepernick's determined stand puts him in rare company in sports history: Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson—athletes who risked everything to make a difference. Visit www.GQ.com for full article.... Read more

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Colin Kaepernick Will Not Be Silenced

November 13, 2017 - He's been vilified by millions and locked out of the NFL—all because he took a knee to protest police brutality. But Colin Kaepernick's determined stand puts him in rare company in sports history: Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson—athletes who risked everything to make a difference. Visit www.GQ.com for full article.... Read more

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NAACP slams national anthem as ‘racist’ and ‘anti-black’

November 14, 2017 - 
The California chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) wants the national anthem to be changed, because “The Star-Spangled Banner” is racist.
The chapter has circulated two petitions in the California State Legislature about the national anthem. The first praises Colin Kaepernick for taki... Read more

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Maxine Waters reclaims her time on the Dec/Jan cover of Essence

November 15, 2017 - 
Maxine Waters has been fighting for justice for the past 40 years, most recently going viral for her “reclaiming my time” line, which has become a rallying cry for activists everywhere and was recently the theme of the the Women’s March Convention in Detroit. Before she became “Auntie Maxine” for millennials, her words exalted on memes a... Read more

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Pharrell Williams has no time for people who deny climate change

November 19, 2017 - 
Pharrell Williams is using music to sound the warning about climate change. The Grammy-winning musician appeared in Shanghai this week to debut a song titled “100 Years,” which he described as “a postcard, a sarcastic one, to the people who should be ashamed to call themselves scientists and politicians.” The song addresses those who deny... Read more

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Nigerian women’s bobsled team makes Winter Olympics history

November 20, 2017 - 
Thirty years ago, the Jamaican bobsled team made waves around the world when they entered the Olympic bobsled race and now three women from Nigeria are looking to make history of their own in the event. The women, driver Seun Adigun, brakewomen Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere have qualified for Pyeongchang 2018. This will be the first time the African nation wi... Read more

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Your Everyday Resource Guide to Surviving Trump

November 24, 2017 - One year after Trump’s electoral college win and resounding popular vote defeat (never forget), there are still daily headlines about Twitter shenanigans that border on declarations of war, budget cuts that gut vital services for millions of Americans and Trump appointees and nominees who are not even remotely qualified for their titles.
It follows that a feeling of ... Read more

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Story #9 Holocaust Survivor: René Hammond

November 27, 2017 - In honor of the 25th Anniversary of The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM), this oral history series shares the stories of twenty-five Holocaust Survivors. Each Survivor brings to the series an individual voice that enlivens our understanding of the Holocaust; the war’s effects on individuals, families, and communities dispersed across the world; and its reverberation... Read more

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#BlackLivesMatter L.A. is Dreaming of a #BlackXmas

November 29, 2017 - Black Lives Matter Los Angeles is encouraging everyone to divest from white corporations, invest in the black community and if you must buy, buy black this holiday season with their #BlackXmas campaign that seeks to resist white supremacy through capitalism. Dreaming of a #BlackXmas...where folks withhold dollars from White capitalism and use resources to #BuildBl... Read more