All Blog Posts Tagged 'Rights' (6)

A Suspect, Inhumane and Criminal System

 

Added by Lydell Jackson on July 15, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

What is the Voting Rights Act and how does it impact my life?

Why you should care?

There is no more fundamental right we have as Americans than the right to vote. In the majority opinion, Chief Justice Roberts wrote that the coverage today is based on decades-old data and racist practices. This, despite thousands of pages of evidence presented at trial documenting present-day voter suppression tactics. As…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on July 6, 2013 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Prisoners by Design - "The New Jim Crow"

 

EXCERPT FROM HUFFINGTON POST:

...Obama's presidency -- the ultimate symbol, we are told, of America's triumph over its ugly history of discrimination,…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on June 7, 2011 at 3:30pm — 13 Comments

Freedom Riders

Thank you to my dear creative sister "Vinnie Bagwell" for sharing this on my Facebook. Don't forget to watch the documentary on PBS with family, friends and associates. Make it a community effort and be sure to discuss the film afterwards and talk about how to improve your own neighborhood/community relationships.

 

Plan a watch party!…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on May 4, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Freedom Riders...Mark your Calendar!

 

 



Fifty years ago, the Freedom Riders—more than 400 Black and White, mostly young people—risked their…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on April 27, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

In Memory of Dorothy Irene Height

March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010

Dorothy Irene Height started working as a caseworker with the New York City Welfare Department and, at the age of twenty-five, she began a career as a…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on April 29, 2010 at 2:41pm — 1 Comment

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