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  • 1963 was the pivotal year for civil rights
    The enormous sacrifices of 1963 were not in vain. They provided the groundwork for passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the 1965 Voting Rights Act and the Fair Housing Act of 1968. It was a year worth remembering. The post 1963 was the pivotal year for civil rights appeared first on New York Amsterdam […]
  • Black History Month theme highlights Black Resistance
    African Americans have resisted historic and ongoing oppression, in all forms, especially the racial terrorism of lynching, racial pogroms, and police killings since our arrival upon these shores. The post Black History Month theme highlights Black Resistance appeared first on New York Amsterdam News.