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The Unsung Black Women of America – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The Unsung Black Women of America – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Ella Baker says, “You didn’t see me on television; you didn’t see news stories about me, The kind of role I play was to pick up pieces or put together pieces out of which I hoped organization  might come.’

While her most illustrious colleagues were in limelight Baker had fashioned a well-oiled machine as part of the civil rights movement. Baker was the granddaughter of a slave. Her grandmother was whipped for refusing to marry a man that was chosen for her by the slave owner.

Baker’s sense for social justice was sharpened by the stories of her grand-mother about the perils of slavery. She realized that in order to break the chains of dependence she would have to take education seriously.  Continue reading

If We Ever Needed to Vote! | Rev. Dr. William J. Barber

US Elections 2012 – If We Ever Needed to Vote! | Rev. Dr. William J. Barber

Published on Oct 15, 2012 by 

In this short yet powerful video, William J. Barber delivers a commanding and historical message encouraging everyone that, “If we ever needed to vote, we need to vote now!” View the full 15 minute speech athttp://youtu.be/wn5uGBis-Ac.

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