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Recy Taylor and the Atrocious Legacy of All-White Juries

Sikivu Hutchinson | Posted 11.10.2016 | Black Voices
Sikivu Hutchinson

The jury selection in the Holtzclaw case is an atrocity that would not have been countenanced if the situation were reversed.

Mrs. Rosa Parks -- Before and After the Bus

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Today, too many would-be movement leaders simply want to be Dr. King or Mrs. Rosa Parks: they want the glory and privilege of leadership without the burdens or sacrifice and sustained hard work. Movements are not built from the top down by powerful leaders but percolate from the bottom up from people who share common grievances.