African & African American
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"My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge ...."
"ISHE OLUWA KOLEBA JEO" The Work of God cannot be destroyed It shall go on forever. West African Proverb (See Ecclesiastes 3:14) Autobiography of John Hope Franklin "Mirror to America" ************ Consultant: Clayborne Carson, Ph.D. Director, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project Foreword by Myrlie Evers-Williams "CIVIL RIGHTS CHRONICLE The African-American Struggle for Freedom" ************ Consultant: Charles R Branhaan, Ph.D. Senior Historian, DuSable Museum of African American History "GREAT AFRICAN AMERICANS" ************ Pulitzer Prize Winner, Taylor Branch history of America in the King Years (a 3 part series) "Parting the Waters" (1954-63) "Pillar of Fire" (1963-65) "At Canaan's Edge" (1965-68) ************ Tavis Smiley "The Covenant with Black America" ************ Autobiography of Nelson Mandela "Long Walk to Freedom" ************ Archbishop Desmond Tutu "God Has a Dream - A vision of Hope for Our Time" ************ "Great Speeches by African Americans" (Edited by James Daley) ************ "Motown In Love - Lyrics from the Golden Era" (Edited by Herb Jordan) ************ Autobiography of James Brown (1933 - 2006) "I Feel Good - A Memoir of a Life of Soul" ************ in addition to those associated and linked with Bev Smith Radio Show and Kenneth "Coach" Carter http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/coach_link1.htm Mississippi Freedom Summer http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/vote_for_freedom.htm Coretta Scott King http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Coretta_Scott_King.htm Remembering September 11, 2001 http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/teotwawki1.htm Women of Honor and Distinction http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Women_of_Honor.htm SNCC and the Student Freedom Movement http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/students1.htm Signs of the Times http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/introsplash7.htm Dr Martin Luther King's Message for Today http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/MLK-Today.htm Rosa Parks Remembered http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/RosaParks1.htm Rosa Parks Stands Up for Respect http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/R-P-Letters.htm African and African American Pacesetters, Heroes and Legends http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Heroes_Legends.htm James Brown Speaks About Today's Songs http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/motown_lyrics.htm#jbrown Planet Earth "S.O.S." http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/introsplash5.htm A Christmas Mystery Solved http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/commentary3.htm John H Johnson Media Pioneer http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/jhjohnson1.htm Dr Martin Luther King's Keys to Peace http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/peacekeys.htm The Program of Malcolm X http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/MalcolmX.htm Remembering Ossie Davis http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Ossie_Davis1.htm Emmett Till Remembered http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Emmett_Till_Remembered.htm Johnnie Cochran - A Legal Legend http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Johnnie_Cochran.htm Glenn Cunningham - A Legacy of Leadership with Integrity http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/cascar7.htm Education to Make a Difference http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Education1.htm#odv_1 ICA sports - A Millennium Special Report http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/sportnet/ Bill Cosby's Historic "Ghettoesburg Address" http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/doc_oops.htm Read the Speech Transcript for Yourself! http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/transcript_bc.htm What Readers Think About the Speech http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/cosby_survey.htm Remembering Dr Martin Luther King Jr http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/networkc/MLKremembered.htm Dr Betty Shabazz Leaves Us a Powerful Message http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/shabazz.htm Medgar Evers - "Never Forget!" http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/MedgarEvers1.htm Muhammad Ali - "What's in a Name?" http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/ucol/aliname2.htm Dr Leon H Sullivan Made a Powerful Difference http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/leon-s.htm Ray Charles - A Genius Remembered! http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/ray_charles1.htm It Really Does Take a Village http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/it_takes_village.htm Remembering the Victims of Senseless Violence http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Newark_Remembers.htm Father Paul Washington - a Champion for Human Rights http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/fyi_features.htm#pmw Celebrating Diversity http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/introsplash2.htm Facilitating Education http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/introsplash3.htm 37 http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/ references above 2:55 PM 12/13/2006/r20070408
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