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, […]

Speech honors role of black women in American history

Speech honors role of black women in American history

Ty Greene – Northerner – Thursday, 23 February 2012 (originally published 22 Feb) As part of NKU’s continuing celebration of Black History Month, former NKU Assistant Dean for African-American Student Affairs Pamela “Safisha” Hill offered a free public lecture to students and faculty at the Student Union Feb. 16. It coincided with this year’s nationwide […]

Netanyahu raps pious fringe for segregating women

Netanyahu raps pious fringe for segregating women

Dan Williams – Reuters – Wednesday, 21 December 2011 (originally published 18 Dec) Bus rider likened to Rosa Parks for not sitting in back JERUSALEM, Dec 18 (Reuters) – A woman’s refusal to sit at the back of a Jerusalem-bound bus as demanded by ultra-religious Jews moved Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday to warn […]