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Hughlett Temple A.M.E. Zion Church - 1 views

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    Part of the history of Louisville's fath-based communities focused on civil rights activism
Randolph Hollingsworth

Kentucky Newspaper Regrets Neglect of Civil Rights Movement - UCLA Center for Communica... - 0 views

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    July 4, 2004 By Linda Blackford & Linda Minch, Herald-Leader Highlighting decisions by Fred Wachs and Bill Hanna on whether or not to cover the CRM in the Lexington Herald and the Lexington Leader
Randolph Hollingsworth

John Hurst, "Civil Rights Movement Origins at Highlander Educational Sessions," Race, P... - 0 views

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    Wonderful description of the importance of the Highlander trainings and Septima Clark's emphasis on involving the people for whom the fight for social justice most affected (not just influencing those around them or persuading others on their behalf). The NAACP's Crusade for Citizenship in the late 1950s with the organizational skills of Ella Baker showed this kind of work could be done in the deep South, but needed more cross-organizational support infrastructures to stave off the violent reactions of segregationists. The greatest impact would have to happen at the local grassroots levels -. and this meant empowerment of local leaders.
Randolph Hollingsworth

women civil rights workers - 11 oral history interviews - Documenting the American South - 0 views

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    UNC's wonderful open educational resource offers up transcripts and .mp3 files of oral history interviews by such great historians as Jacquelyn Hall Dowd and Sue Thrasher.
Randolph Hollingsworth

Anne Braden Papers, 1920s-2006 - Finding Aid, UofL Archives - 0 views

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    How might we encourage our readers to go in to an archives and see the primary sources themselves instead of hoping everything they want is digitized and available online? Think how much of women's history is going unnoticed and becomes forgotten in genealr narratives about our history...
Randolph Hollingsworth

UC TV video of Angela Davis on US prisons and the 21st century abolitionist movement - 0 views

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    Former UC Santa Cruz prof and presidential candidate, Angela Y Davis in a video in 2008 discussing the trend toward jailing members of poor communities with mostly people of color. Her research today focuses on race, gender and imprisonment. This is an important topic for Kentucky as we listen to the Children's Law Center who is looking at why we have such high incarceration rates for our schoolchildren of color.
Randolph Hollingsworth

KY Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression - 0 views

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    This is the Louisville-based website for peace and justice activists in KY that also contains information about the mission and events of the KY chapter of the NAARPR (the national organization founded by Carl Braden and Angela Davis et al) - this loacl branch, according to Cate Fosl was Anne Braden's "central outlet for local activism" (p. 317 in SUBVERSIVE SOUTHERNER) from the 1970s on.
Randolph Hollingsworth

50th Anniversary Conference: Kentucky Commission on Human Rights - 1 views

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    Thursday, Oct. 14th in Louisville, the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights will celebrate its 50th Anniversary Civil and Human Rights Conference. John Trasviña, assistant Secretary of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity for the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, will announce the launch of a new HUD Fair Housing Innovative Education Program at Kentucky State University. The program is called The National Fair Housing Collegiate Partnership and is a practical concept designed to promote fair housing and educate students about their rights under the U.S. Fair Housing Act. This law prohibits discrimination in housing based on race, color, religion, disability, sex, national origin and families with children. The HUD partnership program at Kentucky State University will also provide information for students who have interests in pursuing civil rights related careers.
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