Tagged:All posts tagged: Civil Rights

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History

How Martin Luther King Jr. Improvised His ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

Author and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the little-known improvisation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech.

Issues

Here’s Why Every American Should Read Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates's new collection, We Were Eight Years in Power, is part memoir, part American history. Here's why it's essential to us in the here and now.

Issues

Why Angela J. Davis’s New Book Is Essential Reading

Policing the Black Man, the new collection edited and introduced by Angela J. Davis, breaks down the problem of race in the U.S.

Issues

Essential Reading for Teens (and Everyone) in the Year 2017

A teenager asked our Lisa Rosman what to read in this age of Trump. Here are the books she recommended – an essential list for teens and adults alike.

Issues

The Little-known Civil Rights-Era Story of Booker Wright

Do you know the story of Booker Wright, the man who spoke up about the African American experience when the consequences would be brutal? Well, you should.

Culture

The Inextricable Link Between Blues and the Civil Rights Movement

Renée Rosen, author of Windy City Blues, talks about the connective tissue between music, activism, and the power to heal.