In the summer of 1787, fifty-five men got together in Philadelphia to write a new Constitution for the United States, replacing the new nation’s original blueprint, the Articles of Confederation. But why, exactly? What problems…
"By using his own very distinctive but unamplified, unadorned, and unglorified voice, he disrupted the gendered hierarchies of Black leadership."
This is beautiful ❤️ Remembering Bob Moses, 1935–2021 https://www.thenation.com/article/activism/bob-moses-obituary-sncc/?fbclid=IwAR0A_m0AwM2fMdx_ig3ZIyjsh-EmUXX_NBGG-6Ypap2-3Uokt-6TUvRBL10
Voting in Georgia https://twitter.com/espn/status/1418970745947009024
Name something that 𝙞𝙨𝙣'𝙩 an Olympic sport, but 𝙛𝙚𝙚𝙡𝙨 like an Olympic sport 🤔
Bob Moses was a giant of the Civil Rights Movement but not well known in the mainstream, by choice and temperament. This episode explores an important part of his legacy (not all of it by any means) and features his voice recorded in 1994. @catchatweetdown
Thaddeus Stevens with a sick burn on anyone who brags they’re a “self-made man.” (From the new Bruce Levine bio)
Dedication of new historical marker in Summit, Illinois. https://twitter.com/emmetillcenter/status/14191600527415418913
Join us on July 29th at 12pm CT for a virtual event to learn about the campaign to create an #EmmettTill and #MamieTillMobley National Park in #Chicago and the #Mississippi Delta. Learn about the event panelists and register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ptt9wNpoRb2M0s4uJWNCGg?blm_aid=380170.