Lynching in the Arkansas Delta: The Land of Paradox

By Andrea Price a_price1 The Arkansas Delta Region The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) just released Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror, which documents EJI’s multi-year investigation into lynching in twelve Southern states during the period between Reconstruction and World War II. Almost 4,000 lynchings occurred during this time. As I…

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6 Songs of Justice by Bob Marley

"Get up stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up. Don't give up the fight." These words, made famous by Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley, still serve as a battle cry for people all over the world. These lyrics, along with many of his others, exemplify how timeless his music is and demonstrate how…

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Democracy by Langston Hughes

    Google is paying homage to Langston Hughes with an excellent, animated Google Doodle. 113 years ago, Langston was born in Joplin, MO. The animated Google Doodle shows a caricature of Hughes and lines from his poem I Dream a World. Langston's contributions to the fabric of the world helped spark the consciousness of…

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Motivational Monday-Maya Angelou Let Her Light Shine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FneRTUNh-8U By Andrea Price @a_price1 "This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine!" Dr. Maya Angelou truly let her light shine. Her courage to overcome obstacles and her faith to know that it could be done put her in a position to let her light shine, encourage those she encountered…

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