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Moving Forward Together, North Carolina Is Leading the Next Civil Rights Movement

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 04.29.2015 | Politics
C. Robert Gibson

As North Carolina spawned the lunch counter sit-ins that put the Civil Rights movement directly in the faces of ordinary Americans 55 years ago, the state is also giving America an effective model for social justice organizing in today's society -- the Forward Together movement.

Emmett Till's Family Pens Open Letter To Lil Wayne

Posted 02.25.2013 | Black Voices

A week after the backlash stemming from Lil Wayne’s controversial Emmett Till lyric , which resulted in the record label's decision to pull the lyri...

Weezy Faces Backlash Over 'Emmett Till' Lyric

Posted 02.14.2013 | Black Voices

It appears Lil Wayne is having a rough week. Following his ejection from Sunday’s Miami Heat game against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Grammy Awa...

Emmett Till and Dr. King's Memorial

Eddie Glaude, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 10.26.2011 | Black Voices
Eddie Glaude, Jr., Ph.D.

Americans, especially African Americans, must not walk through the King national memorial without remembering our dead, without calling the names of those we know and acknowledging the nameless souls who sacrificed for a more just world.