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Tag: civil rights

Cassandra Greene, Pastor, Writer, Director, Activist

Cassandra Greene is a pastor, writer, director, producer, teacher, civil rights activist, domestic violence advocate…and… INSPIRATION. For more than a dozen years, she has directed the re-enactment of the infamous 1946 lynching murders of 2 black men and their wives on Georgia’s Moore’s Ford Bridge. Her efforts are chronicled in…
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Following in Their Footsteps

The 1960’s. . . where was I? In Brooklyn, married for a few years, with a baby and toddler. Around us swirled the movements and politics of the time – in the South: bus rides, sit-ins, peaceful protests, and violent responses. My husband and I were frequently glued…
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Full Frontal’s Ashley Nicole Black Talks with Civil Rights Activists

ASHLEY NICOLE BLACK, writer and correspondent on Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, discussed activism with five veterans of the Civil Rights Movement.  The Black History Month segment serves as a “practical guide to the resistance.” Watch the…
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Nina Simone, Amy Winehouse and the demons of fame and genius

While 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' fills us in on Simone after fame, 'Amy' suggests what might have been.
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