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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Prof Jay D. Jurie & Texas NAACP Pres Gary Bledsoe on Trayvon Martin

Central Florida Prof. Jay D. Jurie, left, and Gary Bledsoe, president, Texas NAACP. Rag Radio podcast:The Rag Blog‘s Jay D. Jurie andAustin attorney Gary Bledsoeon the legacy of Trayvon Martin They discuss the trial, racial profiling, the ‘stand your ground’ … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Prof Jay D. Jurie & Texas NAACP Pres Gary Bledsoe on Trayvon Martin

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Dick J. Reavis : Diverse ‘Moral Monday’ Movement Captures Imagination in North Carolina

Demonstrator being arrested during a protest at the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, May 6, 2013. Photo by Gerry Broome / AP. ‘Moral Monday’:Diverse NAACP-led movement ‘achieves mass’ in North Carolina “When I got to an A.M.E. [African Methodist-Episcopal] … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Diverse ‘Moral Monday’ Movement Captures Imagination in North Carolina

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Bob Feldman : Socialism, Women’s Suffrage, and the NAACP in Texas, 1890-1920

Socialist Eugene V. Debs, top center, visited Texas Socialists. Photo courtesy of Marty Boswell, a descendent of E.O. Meitzen of Hallettsville, who helped organize the Farmers’ Alliance. Image from labordallas.org.The hidden history of Texas Part IX: 1890-1920/6 — Socialism, women’s … finish reading Bob Feldman : Socialism, Women’s Suffrage, and the NAACP in Texas, 1890-1920

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Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman : Defending Democracy Against Stolen Elections

In a landmark report, the NAACP directly takes on the new Jim Crow tactics passed in 14 states. Image from NAACP.org.Has America’s stolen election process finally hit prime time? By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman : Defending Democracy Against Stolen Elections

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NAACP Turns 100; Convention Met by Anti-War Protest

Benjamin Jealous, president and CEO of the NAACP with long-time civil rights activist Hazel Dukes. Photo by Thomas Good / NLN / The Rag BlogDemonstrators at NAACP confab protest presence of army recruiters As the NAACP kicked off its convention … finish reading NAACP Turns 100; Convention Met by Anti-War Protest

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