First black female Lord-Lieutenant: My civil rights activist father would be ‘very proud’ of me

The first black female Lord-Lieutenant said her civil rights activist father would be “very proud” of her.American-born Peaches Golding OBE, 63, has been chosen to become the Queen’s new representative in Bristol.She was born in North Carolina and is the daughter of Dr Charles Brady Hauser, a teacher who in 1947 mounted a civil rights protest by refusing to sit at the back of a bus in North Carolina.

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Women’s History Month: Women of color whose names you should know

These leaders — Black, Latina, Asian, Arab, Native American — in varied fields, broke both gender and racial barriers as they made history.  From Maya Angelou to Monifa Bandele, click the link below to see 34 most celebrated  Women of Color in the history of modern day America:

 

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Former AG Lynch Rants About Rights Being ‘Rolled Back’

Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch made a video rant that Senate Democrats found so “inspirational,” they posted it to their Facebook page….

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From Selma to Montgomery: 5 Things You May Not Know About ‘Bloody Sunday’

Thousands of people in Alabama gathered on Sunday to commemorate the 52nd anniversary of a significant event during the civil rights movement.

Reverend Jesse Jackson and other civil rights activists gathered at the staging ground of the historic march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. People reenacted the 1965 march where demonstrators were attacked by police officers as they tried to cross over into Montgomery.

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New Hilton Head civil rights group to protest Heritage Tournament

A civil rights group on Hilton Head Island representing the interests of Native Islanders plans to protest this year’s RBC Heritage Golf Tournament in April, the group announced Saturday during its first public meeting.

“We want these golfers to come here and know exactly what the locals are doing to the original people of these islands,” said Elder James Johnson, president of South Carolina’s National Action Network.

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Museum to host exhibit of Latina’s civil rights photography

 Though it was predominantly Black movement against racial discrimination by Whites, Latinas were not left behind. Photographer Maria Valeria was present during that time. And here is her story…….

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Descendants of the movement: Eyewitnesses to civil rights history

History often focuses on children of the movement — youngsters who were active participants in the fight for civil rights. But there were other young people who played a part in that history, as well — descendants of the movement, those who witnessed their parents or relatives fight to end segregation. –  Raymond Johnson has a lot to say:

http://www.birminghamtimes.com/2017/02/descendants-of-the-movement-eyewitnesses-to-civil-rights-history/raymond-johnson-jr

DESCENDANTS OF THE MOVEMENT: EYEWITNESSES TO CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

John WoodsHistory often focuses on children of the movement—youngsters who were active participants in the fight for civil rights. But there were other young people who played a part in that history, as well—descendants of the movement, those who witnessed their parents or relatives fight to end segregation in the South.

And here is their stories……

 

http://www.birminghamtimes.com/2017/02/descendants-of-the-movement-eyewitnesses-to-civil-rights-history/