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7 Pioneering Black Musicians for Black History Month

February is Black History Month. Get out your streaming app and find some new tunes to listen to this month to appreciate the people who changed the music industry. Mamie Smith Mamie Smith recorded the first blues song ...

Category: Freedom Holidays and Observances Human Rights Politics

Songs About Civil Rights for Martin Luther King Day

Americans remember Martin Luther King in January. February is African American History Month. Add these songs to your playlist to start a discussion about civil rights, race and resistance in your community. John Legend ...

Category: Equal Rights Freedom Social Equality Social Justice

7 Movies That Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

On the third Monday of January, Americans remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. If he had lived, he would be 90 years old in 2019. Movies don’t always portray him accurately, but they are a good place to start learn ...

Category: Equal Rights Freedom Politics Social Justice

8 Books To Start Conversations on Race and Racism With Your Kids

Addressing race and racism isn’t always easy, but studies show that children as young as three years old can recognize bias and prejudice. Kids may not have the vocabulary to talk about racism, so it’s up to ...

Category: Freedom Human Rights Social Equality

National Religious Freedom Day

Wednesday is National Religious Freedom Day. While this has been a holiday celebrated for quite some time, this year it seems to hold more weight. Never have we had more controversy over religious freedom than over the l ...

Category: Freedom Freedom of Religion Religion

7 Sites in Dover, Delaware, for Faith and Culture

Delaware was the first of the original 13 colonies to ratify the US Constitution. Its capital, Dover, was named by William Penn, who referenced the port city in England by the same name. Originally, the capital of Delawa ...

Category: Freedom Religion

Peaceful Civil Disobedience Leads to Change

Congresswoman Maxine Waters, a Democrat who represents California’s 43rd district, recently called on supporters to “show up wherever we have to show up. And if you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaura ...

Category: Freedom Politics

Arab American Women Making a Difference

April is designated Arab American Heritage Month. Although many are familiar with Arab people in the entertainment industry, such as Hoda Kotb, Kathy Najimy and Shannon Elizabeth, there are many other Arab American women ...

Category: Freedom Politics

Banned Books That Might Surprise You

Jen Hatmaker, a Christian author, spoke out in support of the LGBT community and same-sex marriage. Her books were taken off the shelves at LifeWay Christian stores due to her beliefs. LifeWay has the right to sell whi ...

Category: Freedom Holidays and Observances Morality Religion

American Patriots Who Fought for Freedom and Religion

As the Fourth of July approaches, let's take some time to remember some of the famous (and not-so-famous) men and women who were part of America's fight for freedom from England. The men who signed the Declaration of Ind ...

Category: Freedom Holidays and Observances Politics Religion