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Kanye compares fight with paparazzi to Civil Rights movement

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:16 am August 7, 2014 Kanye West has a lot of folks giving him the side eye after some pretty insulting comments by the star were made public recently. The “Jesus Walks” rapper ACTUALLY compared his plight as a celebrity with the paparazzi to that of the Civil Rights movement. 

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50 years ago today: In memory of the Civil Rights movement

By BYP @blackyouthproj 8:41 am July 2, 2014 Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The act is one of the most significant civil rights achievements in U.S. history. The law made it illegal to discriminate against citizens on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; ending […]

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Congressional Medal of Honor Awarded to Four Little Girls Killed in 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing

President Obama has signed a bill that awards the Congressional Medal of Honor to the four little girls killed in the 1963 KKK bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL.

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House Honors Four Little Girls Killed in Birmingham Church Bombing

The four young victims of the infamous 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama are one step closer to being awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, Congress’ highest civilian honor.

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Civil Rights Leader Lawrence Guyot Dead at 73

Civil Rights leader Lawrence Guyot has died at the age of 73. Guyot worked for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and directed the famed 1964 Freedom Summer Project. He was a staunch voting rights advocate until his death.

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