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THE MODEL PROJECT...a chapter of the NAACP By Faheem Majeed
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A true story of prisoners who put together an official Chapter of the NAACP while in prison, and that Chapter is being used as a model for the rest of the prisons in the United States.
THE MODEL PROJECT...a chapter of the NAACP By Faheem Majeed
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A true story of prisoners who put together an official Chapter of the NAACP while in prison, and that Chapter is being used as a model for the rest of the prisons in the United States.
The Model Project...: ...The Making of a Prison Chapter of the NAACP in More Than a Decade By Faheem Majeed
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A true story of prisoners who put together an official Chapter of the NAACP while in prison, and that Chapter is being used as a model for the rest of the prisons in the United States.
Jim Vincent: Rhode Island Power Player By TOMAS ALBERTO AVILA
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James Vincent is no stranger to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)—Providence Branch. He served as the Second Vice President for many years. He has spent his... More > entire career working in housing and community development in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Since March 1998, he has served as the Manager of Constituent Advocacy for Rhode Island Housing, the state’s housing finance agency, where he provides outreach and technical assistance to underserved communities among other duties.< Less
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Lessons of Black History Makers 'N' Action - The Dared...The Driven By E.P. McKnight
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Lessons of Black History Makers 'N' Action is a book of free verse and rhymes highlighting the accomplishments of forty two men and women and their impact on society. Some are lawyers, doctors,... More > judges, activists, Presidental nominee, singers and inventors. While some are deceased, some of yet living. These are just a few of the thousands of men and women who have made major contributions to American life.< Less
Lessons of Black History Makers 'N' Action - The Dared...The Driven By E.P. McKnight
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Lessons of Black History Makers 'N' Action is a book of free verse and rhymes highlighting the accomplishments of forty two men and women and their impact on society. Some are lawyers, doctors,... More > judges, activists, Presidental nominee, singers and inventors. While some are deceased, some of yet living. These are just a few of the thousands of men and women who have made major contributions to American life.< Less
LOCKED OUT! By James Bennett
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A Civil Rights Story about Massive Resistance and School Closures in the South. Based on actual events. The high school was closed to resist being integrated – perhaps forever! – and the... More > town was split down the middle into two opposing camps. This is the historical backdrop for this coming-of-age novel about 2 young boys (one white -- one black) growing up in a small southern town during the 1950s when school integration collided with Massive Resistance and life in the peaceful little town was thrown into chaos. Based on actual events that happened between 1956 and 1960 in Front Royal, Virginia; this compelling story reveals the often overlooked depth of the human side of the story. The action is depicted through a collection of snap-shots of whites and blacks which creates a wide-angle montage. Their stories give clarity and dimension to the historical events. The story combines strong characters, heartwarming scenes, psychological tension, humor, 1950s nostalgia, and even a murder mystery.< Less
SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY: 50 YEARS LATER By AZALEA ART PRESS
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Artist, author and activist John A. Wedda was greatly inspired by the civil rights demonstrations in Selma, Alabama in 1965. Shortly after, he created SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY, a powerful work of art... More > and politics, which contrasts the reality of African American experience with soaring promises from our national songs. Fifty years later, little has changed. As civil rights activist Bob Zellner states in his Introduction: "We were far from equality in 1965 and John Wedda captures the complexity of Selma and all the passion, faith, hope and suffering that it continues to represent for so many." Mr. Wedda died in 2014 at age 102. Realizing that the human condition was little improved, shortly before his death he expressed the hope that Sweet Land of Liberty might return to print to remind people what was at hand. This edition reissues John’s original work along with contemporary commentary, historical context and a biography of the author.< Less
Blackwhite America :A Fresh Look at Whites and Blacks Living Fitfully Together for 393 Years By Bill Orr
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Bringing history to life, Blackwhite America chronicles the racial struggle since America’s origins. Told in the first-person, present-tense voice of Thomas Jefferson, it is a story of stories,... More > each one reliving a time of important change and decision-making. Orr takes an open-minded, well-researched, fresh look at how American whites and blacks lived fitfully together under common governments, from arrival of the first blacks to reelection of Barack Obama—1619-2012. Orr seeks insights to questions he poses at the outset: If the purpose of the Civil War was to free the slaves, why did it take more than a century and a half for blacks to get as close as we are now to equal rights? How far have we all come, really? When, if ever, will we get there? Where is “there?” Blackwhite America details the evolution of America’s growth toward emancipation, the progress of civil rights, and the hope of racial equality.< Less

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