Archive | John Lewis

Dick Gregory on W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Radio Thursday – Live

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Dick Gregory, civil rights icon W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Radio:”Bro. Dick Gregory Make It Plain 2013 LIVE!!!”  W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Radio: Resurrecting Black Radio one podcast at a time!!! Date: Thursday May 16, 2013 Showtime: 3pm Eastern/2pm Central/12pm Pacific  This is a 2 hour show/discussion Listen Live!!! http://www.blogtalkradio.com/weallbe/2013/05/16/we-all-be-radio-bro-dick-gregory-makes-it-plain-2013 Call-In & Participate!!! 646-652-4593 * Featured Guests…  1.)  The Honorable Bro. Dick Gregory  A meeting […]

Remembering Martin Luther King; Sam Block, Voting Rights Pioneer

Sam Block, third from right (tan overcoat), was a modern civil rights movement pioneer who was inspired by Dr. King. On Monday, January 18th, 2010, our nation will commemorate the life and work of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Over 40 years ago, Dr. King’s words inspired Rep. John Lewis to join the civil rights […]

Were Is Justice: John Lewis Asks

Once a SNCC volunteer protester, U. S. Rep. John Lewis is carried away by police Wednesday, September 5, 2007, 02:23 PM The Atlanta Journal-Constitution U.S. Rep. John Lewis went before the Senate Judiciary Committee today, tying the disarray in the U.S. Justice Department to Georgia’s voter ID law. Here’s the gist of his printed remarks: […]

Emmett Till; ‘Open Door to Horrid Truths’

Site of the 1955 trial Democratic presidential hopeful Chris Dodd takes a look at the Emmett Till bill for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution .. Fifty-two years ago, EmmettTill, a 14-year-old black boy, was beaten and shot to death for allegedly whistling at a white woman in segregated Mississippi. An all-white jury took 67 minutes to acquit […]

Emmett Till Civil Rights Crime Act; Round Two

A bill that could reopen thousands of civil rights-era crimes was reintroduced Thursday, Feb. 8, in Congress where it died last year when the Missouri Republican who introduced it lost his re-election bid. Three Democrats and a Republican took up the bill that would establish a cold-case Justice Department unit to investigate unsolved civil rights […]

Emmett Till Bill Reintroduced

A bill that could reopen thousands of civil rights-era crimes was reintroduced Thursday, Feb. 8, in Congress where it died last year when the Missouri Republican who introduced it lost his re-election bid. Three Democrats and a Republican took up the bill that would establish a cold-case Justice Department unit to investigate unsolved civil rights […]