If you’re interested in learning about the folk musician who some referred to as “The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement”, then my Odetta Black History Facts profile is for you.
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If you’re interested in learning about the second Black woman to receive a doctorate, the first Black person to receive a doctorate in economics, and the first Black woman to enroll at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Law, be admitted to Pennsylvania’s state bar, and obtain both a Ph.D. and J.D., then my Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Black History Facts profile is for you.
A review of “Till”, a 2022 new release directed by Chinonye Chukwu about the lynching of Emmett Till and his mother’s fight to get justice for his murder.
If you’re interested in learning about the original architect of Howard University Law School’s curriculum and the NAACP’s strategy to fight education segregation in the courts, then my Charles Hamilton Houston Black History Facts profile is for you.
One Night in Miami is the directorial debut of Regina King and prortrays the fictional meeting of Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali), Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown. Following Ali’s defeat of Sonny Liston in Miami he becomes heavyweight champ and is joined by the other guys to celebrate. Instead of going out, the four men spend the night at a hotel where they have a series of conversations about the roles they should play in the Civil Rights Movement and the best way forward for Black people in general.