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Black Gold by Esperanza Spalding

Music video of Esperanza Spalding singing Black Gold.   Watch Video

Posted on April 22, 2013

The Strength to Love

The Strength to Love by Martin Luther King Jr. The remarkable courage and deep conviction of Martin Luther King Jr. live on in this classic prophetic text, a veritable primer in the principles and practice of nonviolence. Despite nearly fifty years since its publication, Strength to Love reads as pertinently... read more »

Posted on February 26, 2013

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled... read more »

Posted on February 26, 2013

Women of the Harlem Renaissance

Women of the Harlem Renaissance by Lisa McKissack   • Biographies of a variety of female African American writers, musicians and artists.

Posted on February 22, 2013

Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters

Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters by Andrea Pinkney  • Excellent presentation of Black women leaders that includes quotes and narrations.
• Good mix of well known and lesser known individuals.

Posted on February 22, 2013

The Strength to Love

The remarkable courage and deep conviction of Martin Luther King Jr. live on in this classic prophetic text, a veritable primer in the principles and practice of nonviolence. Despite nearly fifty years since its publication, Strength to Love reads as pertinently to our situation as it did in the midst... read more »

Posted on February 12, 2013

Child of the Civil Rights Movement

By Paula Shelton & Raul Colón  • Presentation of the Civil Rights Movement from a child’s perspective.
• Brilliant presentation of peaceful protests that end with a positive result.

Posted on February 12, 2013

New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life. Although Jim Crow laws have been wiped off the books, an astounding... read more »

Posted on February 12, 2013

White Privilege, Color, and Crime: A Personal Account

An article on the impact of unearned privilege on a person's life.  Discussion Questions Talking in a group of four or five others in your class, name and describe some effects of one unearned disadvantage you have had in life.  Plan for equal time for each speaker,... read more »

Posted on February 12, 2013

Black Methodists for Church Renewal

BMCR represents and is dedicated to more than 2,400 Black United Methodist congregations and approximately 500,000 African American members across the United States. http://www.bmcrumc.org

Posted on February 12, 2013

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