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The event featured performances by civil rights activist and hip-hop legend Talib Kweli, BBC Radio 6 Music's Funk and Soul guru Craig Charles and Liverpool band The Christians, alongside reggae stars Aswad and Gil's protege Malik and The O.
He was also an early civil rights activist whose closeness to the Communist Party forced him into self-exile from his native land.
Today members of the Wake Forest University community mourn the loss of beloved poet, author, actress, civil rights activist and professor Dr.
Indeed, each of the 52 chapters could successfully stand alone as brilliantly presented short stories as the boys meet fictionalized versions of a series of memorable characters ranging from civil rights activist James Meredith to Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner.
But as historian Barbara Ransby wrote in a superb column for our affiliate, the Progressive Media Project, "Coretta Scott was a civil rights activist years before she met King.
And he called civil rights activist King "Martha" in a speech at Baltimore, Maryland.
Franklin became a member of the liberal historical establishment, yet he never shied away from taking them on, as in his famous dispute with his colleague and fellow civil rights activist, C.
Retired social worker and longtime civil rights activist Peggy Wood presents Something Must Be Done: One Black Woman's Story, a memoir of her life from being born into the pre-World War I American middle class, a group that a small yet significant number of black Americans had joined, to her years of learning at Alabama's Tuskegee Institute and the Atlanta School of Social Work, to thirty years of campaigning for civil rights.
The civil rights activist, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for trying to end racial segregation in the US, was shot dead on a hotel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee.
As a civil rights activist, he helped his people through hard work and dedication.
Juan Johnson of Los Angeles; civil rights activist Sandra Noble of Hollywood; real property manager Stanley Franklin Allen; county employee Sandra G.