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Belafonte: JFK 'Knew So Little About The Black Community'

Posted 11.22.2013 | Black Voices

As the nation commemorates the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, much has been said about the former president's relationship ...

JFK's Civil Rights Legacy: 50 Years of Myth and Fact

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

If Kennedy had lived would he have fought hard for passage of the 1964 landmark civil rights bill, or been stonewalled by his party's racists, and forced to accept a watered down bill?

JFK's Civil Rights Speech Transformed National Debate

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

On June 11, 1963, President John F. Kennedy gave his Civil Rights Address, calling for the legislation that later became the Civil Rights Act Of 1964....

WATCH: State Senator RIPS OFF Kennedy Civil Rights Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After much heated debate, a bill allowing civil unions for same-sex couples passed both houses of the Illinois state legislature this week, with stron...