Blackout for Human Rights hosted its 3rd Annual “MLK Now”, a free event celebrating the words and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and I was there to take pictures.
African-American and Democracy articles on Democracy Chronicles
Here is our collection of articles concerned with African-Americans and Democracy. Few ongoing crisis in American elections have more importance to the integrity of the democracy than the imperative of ensuring voting rights for African-Americans. Also see Democracy Chronicles articles on African-American Voting Rights, the Civil Rights Era, Minority Voting, and our unfortunate category: Racism.
Revolutionary Karl Marx’s Civil War writings wrestle with many of the issues that plague today’s left
Artist John Legend told the New School University crowd he “wanted to make it clear what percentage of the Rikers population have not even been convicted of a crime, 80%”.
Five years ago, the NYPD murdered Ramarley Graham, a black unarmed teenager, and brutalized his family in their own home. They had initially trailed Graham for “walking with a purpose.”
At least 200 demonstrators in support of the Black Lives Matter movement came out to tell the public that Mayor De Blasio is not the progressive leader he tries to portray himself to be.
African-American literary works born out of the ashes of World War I went on to spur the bold spirit of resistance
His nonviolent resistance spoke to a respect for the law that can only be called conservative
It was 50 years ago when Thurgood Marshall was confirmed to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court
Ilhan Omar was born in Mogadishu but has now become the first ever female Somali American lawmaker
The former boxing promoter Don King endorsed Donald Trump and was embraced by the campaign