Tag: Civil Rights

365 Things I Believe: Liberty

  American sociologist, historian and civil rights activist, W.E.B. DuBois was born on this day in 1869 (died August 27, 1963). DuBois spoke out against lynching, Jim Crow laws and discrimintation. 365 Things I Believe is a revisioning of a year long web project. I initially launched the blog 365 Things I Believe because I …

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Remembering Dr. King

The law making the third Monday of January a federal holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1983.