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Americans of African Descent are ""worthy of every right and privilege granted to other citizens of this United States of America" - Delilah L. Beasley, 1919." She was the first African Descent woman to write regularly for an integrated daily newspaper, the Oakland Tribune in 1923. She was instrumental in persuading the national press to stop using the words “*arkie” and “*igger” and began to capitalize the “N” in Negro and became an outspoken activist for civil rights.
Tell the Audubon Society: Dismiss Ted Williams! Ted Williams, a high-ranking representative of the National Audubon Society, just published a major newspaper editorial calling on the public to kill millions of cats by poisoning them with Tylenol.