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Danielle Cadet

Empathy v. Embarrassment: How Four Little Girls Fought A War With Their Lives

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Cadet | Posted 09.15.2013 | Black Voices

On Sunday, Sept. 15, 1963, in Birmingham, Ala., at 10:22 a.m., a bomb exploded at the 16th Street Baptist Church. The blast, erupting from the church'...

Condoleezza Rice Recalls Racial Attack That Killed Childhood Friend

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2013 | Black Voices

By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, Sept 13 (Reuters) - When a church bombing killed four young black girls on a quiet Sunday morning ...

Celebrating Forty Years for Children

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

On September 30th friends and supporters of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) will gather at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. to celebrate CDF's 40th anniversary and honor our best known alum, Hillary Rodham Clinton.

How Children Transformed America

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

On this 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Children's Crusade it is a time to remember, honor, and follow the example of the children who were frontline soldiers and transforming catalysts in America's greatest moral movement of the 20th century.

House OKs Honoring Birmingham Church Bombing Victims

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 04.25.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Four young victims of a deadly Alabama church bombing that marked one of the darkest moments of the civil rights movement are one step c...

Unseating Invisible Racism

Rev. Otis Moss III | Posted 11.08.2012 | Religion
Rev. Otis Moss III

In this day of the viral "empty chair," the church community and the interfaith community must speak to the "empty chair" and what it represents -- the invisible racism and voter suppression in America.

Songs Of Tolerance In The Soundtrack Of My Life

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ellen Sterling

I was raised on tolerance and to this day believe in the lyric, "You've got to be taught to be afraid of people whose eyes are oddly made and people whose skin is a different shade"