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Today is Dr Martin Luther King JR Day across the nation. On this Federal and state holiday Americans are reminded to reflect on the life and legacy of non-violence and justice. Volunteers are urged to find ways to help their communities. The King Center in Atlanta, GA is urging organizations and individuals around the world to […]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said that “Life’s most persistent and consistent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?'” As we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his birthday (January 15th) and the national day we observe it this year (January 20st), we ask this same question to each of you encouraging […]

On August 6, 1965, a piece of legislation was signed that outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been the culprit for widespead suppression of African American, Colored or Black voters in America. The language is clear under the 15 amendment, the Act prohibits states from imposing certain “voter qualifications or prerequisite” to vote or standard practice […]