Jimmie Lee Jackson >>> 42 years later, the trooper who shot him was indicted. He pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 6 months in jail.
Hanging out with Muhammad Ali – Voices of East Anglia
Although we’ve not featured Muhammad Ali, the boxer has appeared on the blog a couple of times. Once in our Bill Withers post, where he’s pictured hanging out with the Soul singer and another time in the story of the mighty Andre the Wrestler. We’ve had a rummage around the World wide web for photos of the former boxer hanging around with [&hellip
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Church bombing kills four children - African American Registry
*On his date in 1963, four African American schoolgirls were killed in a bombing at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. Addie Collins, Denise McNair, Carol Robertson and Cynthia Wesley were the victims. This act of racial violence galvanizes the civil rights movement. Two of the murderers are dead (one while in prison for the crime), the other two were indicted earlier this year. Reference: The Associated Press permissions 450 W. 33rd St., New York, NY 10001.
Leaders if the 1963 Civil Rights March on DC. (L-R ) Mathew Ahmann; (beside) A. Philip Randolph: (standing behind) Rabbi Joachim Prinz ; (w/bow tie) Joseph Rauh, John Lewis & Floyd McKissick. Photo created by: U.S. Information Agency, Press and Publications Service
Decades before Stacey Abrams, these black women risked their lives to register black voters
Black women in Georgia played significant roles in fighting voter suppression, an issue that has crept up again in the state's gubernatorial race.
Charlton Heston (1923-2008)
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Medgar Evers (July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963) • On the 50th Anniversary of his assasination we honor the African-American civil rights activist from Mississippi. •• #medgarevers #civilrights #naacp