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05
Feb

Justice for Trayvon: The Spark

On Feb. 26, 2012, just three weeks after his 17th birthday, Trayvon Martin was murdered. Today would have been his 24th birthday. The killing of Trayvon triggered a series of protests and inspired the …

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10
Jan

Spring Book Tour with Maxine Gordon

This Spring author Maxine Gordon continues her extensive tour of speaking engagements and presentations around the release of Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon, the highly-acclaimed official biography of her late …

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10
Dec

10 Vital Books on the Fight for Human Rights

Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10th—the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, 70 years ago today, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A milestone document, it proclaimed the inalienable …

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29
Oct

10 Facts About U.S. Protests in History

Political protests have a deep past in U.S. history, with varied degrees of success in accomplishing what they set out to do. Gleaned from L.A. Kauffman’s eye-opening new book, How to Read a …

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