Posts Tagged ‘naacp’

Clarion Call to Overcome

Monday, November 27th, 2017

by H. Lewis Smith

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Question is…overcome what? Is it tyranny of oppression, injustices and inequality or is it the noxious stimulus of something else? It was1863 when physical enslavement was supposedly abolished, and albeit [chattel] slavery essentially was, slavery in of itself under the guise of different names…continued for another 100 years…finally dribbling to an end in… Continue reading

Paul Robeson: The Unheralded God-father of the Civil Rights Movement

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

by H. Lewis Smith

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“I ask again” he said so defiantly, “shall Negro sharecroppers from Mississippi be sent to shoot down brown-skinned peasants in Vietnam…to serve the interests of those who oppose Negro liberation at home and colonial freedom abroad?” – Paul Robeson
Preceding Malcolm X or MLK in the valiant struggle for civil rights… Continue reading