fix articles 210930, africanamericans
100 Years Ago African-Americans Marched Down 5th Avenue to Declare That Black Lives Matter (tags)
On the afternoon of Saturday, July 28, 1917, nearly 10,000 African-Americans marched down Fifth Avenue, in silence, to protest racial violence and white supremacy in the United States. New York City, and the nation, had never before witnessed such a remarkable scene. The “Silent Protest Parade,” as it came to be known, was the first mass African-American demonstration of its kind and marked a watershed moment in the history of the civil rights movement. As I have written in my book “Torchbearers of Democracy,” African-Americans during the World War I era challenged racism both abroad and at home. In taking to the streets to dramatize the brutal treatment of black people, the participants of the “Silent Protest Parade” indicted the United States as an unjust nation.
Major Landlord Systematically Discriminates Against African-Americans (tags)
The Housing Rights Center (HRC), as part of its Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) Private Enforcement Initiative Project, filed a federal lawsuit against a Los Angeles landowner who consistently refused to rent to African-Americans.
Federal indictment says Latino gang Azusa 13 targeted African-Americans (tags)
A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday accuses a Latino street gang in Azusa of trying to push black people out of the city. Authorities say it marks only the second time they?ve used federal civil rights laws against a criminal street gang.
Oscar Grant’s Justice Is Our Justice (tags)
Every day we wake up, drink our coffee and send our children off to school without speaking out against or standing up for racial injustice and police brutality, we are accepting and paying for those inequalities.
Call For Military Draft To Congress (tags)
reinstate mandatory military service
African-Americans, Economic Well-Being, and Immigration (tags)
...while the concern for African-American well-being is well placed, the source of the problem is not always correctly located...
The Rosa Parks Act of Alabama (tags)
Alabama Bill will pardon and expunge the criminal records of Civil Rights activist and others convicted under laws that enforced racial discrimination.
Those Who Can't be Fooled (tags)
At the Corretta Scott King funeral African-Americans spoke out against Bush's policies right to his face. They are the only group of Americans who never shy away from speaking the abosolute truth.
No Gains for African-Americans made in Riverside city jobs (tags)
According to the last three EEO reports the city of Riverside filed, no gains have been made in terms of the city's hiring and employment of African-Americans. Ironic, in a city that erected a statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. outside its City Hall.