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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 ...

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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

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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

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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

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What People of Faith Should Know About Hate Crimes

When a gunman killed 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue, it wasn’t just the Jewish community that was shook. Americans across the country, regardless of faith, were dismayed at the horror. The hate crime was obvio ...

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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

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Getting a Second Chance After Prison

Hebrews 13:3 reminds Christians to "continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison." In Matthew 25, Jesus tells his followers, "Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of ...

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Jazz, Religion and Civil Rights

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and although the style of music was considered rebellious when it was created, jazz was instrumental to the women's liberation movement and to the civil rights movement in America. But r ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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Celebrate African-American Women in February

As we get ready to celebrate Black History Month in February, let's take a look at some of the African-American women who made a huge difference in the history of America. Harriet Tubman was a former slave who led hund ...

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African-American Church Leaders

As we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. and prepare for African-American history month in February, let's talk about other noted leaders in the civil rights movement who may not have gotten as much attenti ...

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