Statue of Fannie Lou Hamer unveiled in Mississippi

Statue of Fannie Lou Hamer unveiled in Mississippi

Monica Land – theGRIO NBC News – Friday, 12 October 2012 (originally published  11 Oct) MISSISSIPPI, United States: Scores of men, women and children attended the recent unveiling of a statue honoring the late civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer in her hometown of Ruleville, Miss. Hamer, who would have been 95 on Oct. 6, […]

Stopping global prejudice of Muslims through the lens of American civil rights

Stopping global prejudice of Muslims through the lens of American civil rights

Anya Cordell – WNN Opinion (WNN/CGN) Chicago, ILLINIOS, U.S.: Martin Luther King, Jr., the renowned American civil rights activist, said, “Men hate each other because they fear each other, they fear each other because they don’t know each other, and they don’t know each other because they are often separated from each other.” Americans commemorated […]

Gary woman got (Martin Luther) King his day

Gary woman got (Martin Luther) King his day

Katie Beatrice Hall pushed the U.S. holiday into law Maudlyne Ihejirka – Chicago Sun-Times – Monday, 17 January, 2011 Today, many will celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday — reflecting on history and civil rights and participating in service projects in tribute, or even just enjoying having a day off. For one Gary […]