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    Dr. James Bevel, the Father of Voting Rights and one of Dr. King's closest advisers. Learn more about the rise and fall of one of the SCLC's Chief Strategists.

    8 Facts About Rev. James Bevel, the Strategist and Architect of the Civil Rights Movement

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    Kathleen Neal Cleaver was a member of the Black Panther Party and the first female member of the Party’s decision-making body.

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    An old image of Malcolm X at the age of 15, his sister Ella Little-Collins and two friends in Franklin Park in 1941.

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    A new motivational poster we recently added our extensive collection of African American Motivational Posters. This one is entitled "Perseverance" and was created to pay tribute to the young Freedom Riders that sacrificed and even died fighting for justice.

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    All of this voting talk brought to mind this incredible limited edition giclee by K.A. Williams II (WAK). It's entitled "Unbreakable" and should remind us all of why we need to get out there and vote.

    Unbreakable by K.A. Williams II | The Black Art Depot

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    This historical montage by Wishum Gregory feautres the first African-American first lady in the history of the United States of America. Michelle Obama always looks so classy to me.

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    Rest in Peace and Power Maya Angelou! I'm diggin' the quote on this Commemorative Ladie's T-Shirt.

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    A member of the Black Panther Party in Seattle, Washington.

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    Lil' Bobby Hutton of the Black Panther Party...

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    Bayard Rustin at a Civil Rights rally.

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    Happy Birthday Malcolm X!

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    Stolen History: The R.H. Boyd Monument is Missing! And to think they may have stolen and destroyed this monument just to sell it as scrap metal. SMH...click through to the article to learn more...

    Stolen History: The Rev. R.H. Boyd Monument is Missing

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    • Iris Ahmad
      Iris Ahmad

      So sad!

    MLK, Jr., with his father MLK, Sr., and his son MLK III, taken in Atlanta, Georgia, 1963.

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    A a member of The Black Panther Party for Self Defense feeds his son at a Free Huey rally on February 17, 1968.

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    "The Man I Am" contains images of George Washington Carver, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Malcolm X and Frederick Douglass. It also features a poem by Patricia J. Hacker-Harber.

    The Black Art Depot Today Marketplace

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    • Iris Ahmad
      Iris Ahmad

      Perfect fathers day gift!

    This African-American Motivational Poster is entitled History. Perfect for Black History Month. Like the poster says, if you don't know where you came from....

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    This African-American Motivational Poster is entitled Vision and features Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Freedom March in Washington, D.C. in 1963. It's a member of our African-American Motivational Poster Collection!

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    Patricia Roberts Harris, this Illinois native and alum of Howard University accomplished much during her lifetime. She served as Delta Sigma Theta Sorority's first Executive Director, Dean of Howard University's School of Law, was the first African-American woman to hold the rank of ambassador (Luxembourg), was the first African-American woman to direct a federal department (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development ) and the first African-American woman to be on a US Presedential Cabinet.

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    This is a photo of Queen Quet, she is the first elected Chieftess and Head-of-State for the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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    Front row: Bill Russell, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (formerly Lew Alcindor). Back row: Mayor Carl Stokes, Walter Beach, Bobby Mitchell, Sid Williams, Curtis McClinton, Willie Davis, Jim Shorter and John Wooten. This photo was taken in Cleveland, Ohio in 1967 and was a group of athletes that met to support Muhammad Ali's decision to not go fight in the Vietnam War after being drafted.

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    • Rick Stanley
      Rick Stanley

      He should have went to prison.

    • William Jackson
      William Jackson

      His faith was paramount in his stance. I don't see any difference than when that punk-ass Mitt Romney used his Mormon faith to avoid going to Vietnam.

    • Rick Stanley
      Rick Stanley

      Neither do I. They were both cowards and their faith had absolutely nothing to do with it. They merely used it as a crutch instead of just standing up and admitting the truth....they were cowards. Since when is someone that worships Islam adverse to killing. They are all murdering cowards.

    • Iris Ahmad
      Iris Ahmad

      One of the worst wars in History!!

    • Rick Stanley
      Rick Stanley

      Were you there? I was!

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    Huey Newton of The Black Panther Party taking a picture with the youth.

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      Patti Peoples

      I know the board-knows--no slight intended !

    Malcom X and Maya Angelou in West Africa.

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    I like this painting of Harriet Tubman by Thomas Blackshear. It is featured in his 2013 Black History Calendar along with images of other African American leaders, legends and icons!

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    "The Middle Passage" by Anthony Armstrong. This giclee is a member of Armstrong's famous Civil Rights series.

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    Wow. They are giving Dr. King the business right in front of Coretta...

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