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Martin Luther King colleague urges OKC businesspeople to confront historic immorality of slavery

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Clarence B. Jones, who served as a speechwriter and civil rights attorney for Martin Luther King Jr., addressed guests Thursday at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center. [PHOTO PROVIDED] An attorney who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr. during the civil rights movement of the 1960s urged Oklahoma City businesspeople on Thursday to fiercely confront the reality of America’s white supremacy legacy of slavery.

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My Turn: Obama should act to protect voting rights – Concord Monitor

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For reasons that escape most rational observers, the GOP continues to assault the rights of women and American voters. At the core of their assaults is the delusion held by too many Republicans that women and voters are not to be trusted, either with
Editorial: Election system unfair to young peopleKykernel.com (subscription)

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Missouri Highway Patrol captain speaks at NAACP gala in Colorado Springs – KRDO

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Missouri Highway Patrol captain speaks at NAACP gala in Colorado Springs
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The man who coordinated the response in the Ferguson chaos last year is in Colorado Springs tonight. Capt. Ron Johnson talked about his message of hope at an NAACP event at the Doubletree World Arena, but it comes as racial tensions rise at the …
Henry Allen Jr. ousted as president of NAACP’s Colorado Springs chapterColorado Springs Gazette

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Henry Allen Jr. ousted as president of NAACP’s Colorado Springs chapter – Colorado Springs Gazette

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Henry Allen Jr. ousted as president of NAACP’s Colorado Springs chapter
Colorado Springs Gazette
On the eve of the NAACP’s annual gala in Colorado Springs, the sitting president of the local branch was ousted in an off-cycle election called by the national chapter. Henry Allen Jr. was elected president of Springs chapter of the National
Missouri Highway Patrol captain speaks at NAACP gala in Colorado SpringsKRDO

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UNL students plan ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest – Lincoln Journal Star

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Lincoln Journal Star
They will join students from New York to California in protests inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement that emerged after the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in 2014. The protest, scheduled for
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Why can’t Black Lives Matter to me?Jewish United Fund
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UTA NAACP Chapter to hold University of Missouri solidarity march – UTA The Shorthorn

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UTA NAACP Chapter to hold University of Missouri solidarity march
UTA The Shorthorn
The UTA chapter of the NAACP will make a statement by marching in support of the University of Missouri protests. NAACP chapter of UTA will host UTA Stands With Mizzou, a march of unity that will include guest speakers at noon Monday on the University …

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Black Lives Matter: Civil rights group presses FBI, Justice Department for … – OregonLive.com

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An Oregon civil rights group is pursuing state and federal documents related to Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum’s admission a Department of Justice investigator targeted the Black Lives Matter movement while searching social media for anti-police threats.
Oregon DOJ profiling incident shocks civil rights groupsBend Bulletin
DOJ allegedly printed employee’s tweets in #blacklivesmatter probekgw.com

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Obama Supports Bill to Amend Civil Rights Act To Ban Sexual Orientation … – CNSNews.com

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(CNSNews.com) – White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Tuesday that President Barack Obama supports the Democratic-sponsored Equality Act that would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to ban discrimination against individuals for their “sexual …
White House Backs Changing Civil Rights Act to Ban LGBT DiscriminationThe New American
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LOL: Watch This Man Turn Into Patti LaBelle After Eating Patti LaBelle’s Pies

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It’s almost Thanksgiving and if you were thinking about standing over a hot oven cooking your own sweet potato pies, think again.

Thanks to Facebook user and pie reviewer James Wright Chanel, we now know to go pick up a pie from singer Patti LaBelle’s line of baked goods at Walmart. Why? Well for one, you’ll turn into Patti LaBelle herself.

We’re not kidding. Even the queen herself approved of that familiar high note Chanel made when he took a bite of that sweet, sweet pie.

Man Eats Patti LaBelle Pie, Turns Into Patti LaBelle https://t.co/NUiEjkC2fm via @ElleMagazine – I LOVE THIS!!!

— Patti LaBelle (@MsPattiPatti) November 12, 2015

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White House Backs Changing Civil Rights Act to Ban LGBT Discrimination – The New American

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Answering a question posed by a reporter at a press briefing on November 10, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirmed that “the administration strongly supports the Equality Act.” The reporter had described the legislation as “a federal …
Obama supports altering Civil Rights Act to include LGBT discriminationPittsburgh Post-Gazette
White House Backs LGBT ‘Civil Rights‘ ActChurch Militant
Obama Supports Updating Civil Rights Act for LGBTChristian Broadcasting Network
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Civil rights leader, scholar Angela Davis is UM-Flint’s Winegarden visiting … – MLive.com

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Civil rights leader, scholar Angela Davis is UM-Flint’s Winegarden visiting
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FLINT, MI — After a visit to University of Michigan-Flint earlier this year, civil rights activist, author and scholar Angela Davis will return to campus in 2016. UM-Flint Chancellor Susan E. Borrego announced on Thursday, Nov. 12, that Angela Davis

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