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8 Facts About Rev. James Bevel, the Strategist and Architect of the Civil Rights…
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.
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une 11, 1964: From left, the Rev. James Bevel, the Rev. Richard Boone, and the Rev. Harold Middebrooks stand outside Bailey's Tabernacle Church after meeting to plan demonstrations against segregation. Demonstrations were called off and Bevel arrested. Protests two days earlier resulted in 30 demonstrators injured and 210 arrested.
8 Facts About Rev. James Bevel, the Strategist and Architect of the Civil Rights Movement
Kathleen Neal Cleaver was a member of the Black Panther Party and the first female member of the Party’s decision-making body.
Kathleen Neal Cleaver Kathleen Neal Cleaver was a member of the Black Panther Party and the first female member of the Party’s decision-making body. She served as spokesperson and press secretary and organized the national campaign to free the Party’s minister of defense, Huey Newton, who had been jailed. She and other women, such as Angela Davis, made up around 2/3 of the Party at one point, despite the notion that the BPP was overwhelmingly masculine.
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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Commitment: Voting Rights March by D'azi Productions | The Black Art Depot
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.
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Unbreakable by K.A. Williams II
Unbreakable by K.A. Williams II | The Black Art Depot
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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I just love Michelle Obama. She's such a classy lady.
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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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Aaron Dixon, Seattle chapter leader of the Black Panther Party.
Hutton joined the Black Panther Party at the age of 16, in 1966. On April 6th, 1968, when he was 17 years old, he was traveling in a car with a few other Black Panther members when they were ambushed by the Oakland police. They ran for cover in a building nearby. When the police finally threw tear gas into the building, Hutton stripped down to his underwear so that the police would know he was unarmed and he walked out. The police shot him 12 times
Lil' Bobby Hutton of the Black Panther Party...
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drosenthalart: blunthought: Bobby Hutton. He joined the Black Panther Party at the age of 16, in 1966. On April 6th, 1968, he was traveling in a car with a few other Black Panther members, when they were ambushed by the Oakland police. They ran for cover in a building nearby. When the police finally threw tear gas into the building, Hutton stripped down to his underwear so that the police would know he was unarmed and he walked out. The police shot him 12 times. At the age of 17, Bobby Hutton was murdered by the police. Little Bobby Hutton. May peace be eternally unto him.
Bayard Rustin at a Civil Rights rally.
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Best Civil Rights Quotes: Bayard Rustin on Power
Bayard Rustin, half-length portrait, facing front, microphones in foreground / World Telegram & Sun photo by Stanley Wolfson. 1965
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...
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Stolen History: The R.H. Boyd Monument is Missing~The things that I respect the most about R.H. Boyd is that he was self-educated and even used his own money to hire a teacher to teach him. He founded the National Negro Doll Company and according to many texts he is believed to have pioneered the marketing of black dolls for black children for the purpose of black pride. Learn more about the theft of this statue by reading The Tennessean’s article via the link below.
Stolen History: The Rev. R.H. Boyd Monument is Missing
MLK, Jr., with his father MLK, Sr., and his son MLK III, taken in Atlanta, Georgia, 1963.
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ABIDELESS is remembering #MLK and what he stood for. First Fall/Winter 2014 collection is bearing his legacy in each piece of fashion we make. Photographed with his father and son in 1963 by #RichardAvedon #ABIDELESS #martinlutherkingjrday
Martin Luther King, Jr. with father and son, Atlanta, Georgia, 22 March 1963. Photo: Richard Avedon.
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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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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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A Black Panther feeds his son at the “Free Huey” rally in Oakland, California. February 17, 1968. (Source: holyshithistory, via sexgenderbody)
"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.
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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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Patricia Harris May 31, 1924 Patricia Harris, the first Black woman to hold a presidential cabinet position, is born in Mattoon Illinois.
Celebrate Black History Month Patricia Roberts Harris HUD Secretary 1977-1979. 1st African-American woman to be a member of a presidential cabinet. Also 1st African American woman to be appointed to a US ambassadorship.
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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The Queen and Her Quest Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet,com) featured on the cover of the "James Island Messenger!" http://jamesislandmessenger.com/queen-quest/
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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A collection of some of the top black athletes held a news conference in support of Muhammad Ali (front row, second from left), about Ali's refusal to be drafted into the U.S. Army in 1967. (front row) Bill Russell, Boston Celtics; Jim Brown, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.(Back row): Carl Stokes, Dem State Rep; Walter Beach, Browns' Bobby Mitchell, Redskins; Sid Williams, Browns' Curtis McClinton, Chiefs' Willie Davis, Packers' Jim Shorter, former Brown & John Wooten, Cleveland Browns.
Huey Newton of The Black Panther Party taking a picture with the youth.
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Huey Newton & The Black Panther Party taking care of the children.
Huey P. Newton was born on Feb. 17, 1942 in Monroe, LA. He became co-founder of The Black Panther Party. Huey often visited the Panther schools and breakfast programs, and was well-liked by the children there. Image from the San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper. Read more: http://sfbayview.com/2009/huey-a-memory-1942-1989/. (via Zinn Education Project)
Malcom X and Maya Angelou in West Africa.
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#MayaAngelou with Malcolm X in Ghana, West Africa in 1964. 2 iconic people! #AfricanAmerican #Africa #Bestofafrica #Africancelebs
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Malcolm X and Maya Angelou in Ghana (1964) Photo by: Alice M. Windom
Maya Angelou with Malcolm X in Ghana, West Africa in 1964.
"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...