Black History Month

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Black Lives Matter Co-Founder, Alicia Garza, Tells Us How to Activate the Black Vote

The racial justice activist explains why it's not enough for politicians to just engage with black culture to secure the support of black voters for the 2018 midterm elections and beyond.
Alicia Garza
2.26.18
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Bayard Rustin is the Gay Civil Rights Advocate We Need to Honor for Black History Month

As one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s closest advisers, Rustin had an important role in fighting discrimination against people of color.
Aaron Barksdale
2.26.18
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Florynce Kennedy Is an Intersectional Feminist Hero Worth Honoring During Black History Month

As an advocate for women and people of color, Florynce Kennedy fought for the rights of marginalized communities and empowered underprivileged Americans.
Aaron Barksdale
2.20.18
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Marsha P. Johnson Was a Transgender Rights Pioneer Who Fought for LGBTQ Minorities

Johnson's pivotal role on the frontline of the Stonewall Riots, to establishing her own shelter for homeless queer youth, made her a POC and trans rights icon we should be thanking this Black History Month.
Aaron Barksdale
2.12.18
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Help These Groups Fighting Against Racial Inequality in Trump's America

This Black History Month, in an economic and socially divisive climate, it's never been more important to support groups fighting against prejudice and discrimination.
Shonitria Anthony
2.8.18
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Wyatt Tee Walker, Dr. King's Right Hand Man, Is a Black Activist You Should Know About

Reverend Walker is one of black history’s unsung heroes who was a pioneer during the Civil Rights era and beyond.
Aaron Barksdale
2.5.18
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How Trump’s Disapproval Ratings Compare Among Different Demographics

Although the president has said he wants to make America great again for all Americans, not everyone is buying into it.
Aaron Barksdale
2.2.18