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Black History Month Quote Graphic: This is our national truth: America would not be America without the wealth from Black labor, without Black striving, Black ingenuity, Black resistance. — Nikole Hannah-Jones

75 Quotes To Celebrate Black History Month (2023)

We’ve curated a collection of beautiful quotes about Black history, the Black experience, and Black History Month, by prominent figures in Black history as well as today’s activists, leaders, and creators.
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Nuts and bolts leaders in the Chicago civil rights movement

The 'Nuts and Bolts' Heroes Who Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible

The men and women who organized the nuts and bolts of the Civil Rights Movement may not be as well-remembered but it was they who provided its essential vision and energy.
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Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mathew Ahmann in a crowd.

50 Essential Civil Rights Speeches

A compilation of 50 essential civil rights speeches using resources including BlackPast, TED, American RadioWorks, the Obama Foundation, and various other media and educational sources.
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38 Ways To Intentionally Celebrate Black History Month (2023)

February is Black History Month, a celebration of the many contributions and achievements of Black Americans. 
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Good News: Pope Francis Calls on World to Decriminalize Homosexuality

In an exclusive interview with Associated Press reporter Nicole Winfield, published this morning, Pope Francis said homosexuality should not be a crime and called upon all countries with such laws — 67 of them in total — to decriminalize.
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Monterey Park Lunar New Year Shooting: 10 Ways To Help

Here are some ways to turn your heartbreak and grief for the Monterey Park and AAPI community, as well as all those who have tragically been victims of gun violence, into action.
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Roller Derby, Disc Golf, and Quidditch

Niche Sports Are Championing Social Justice — Here's How

There are niche sports for almost anything you can think of, ranging from table tennis to frisbee golf to bowling.
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Portrait of Martin Luther King Jr in color

3 Ways To Actually Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day (2023)

It's important we don't reduce Martin Luther King Jr. Day to a “day off” or a quote on social media.
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MLK Quote Graphic: Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. — Martin Luther King Jr.

181 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes — Beyond the Clichés

There’s no denying that the image of Dr. King has been distorted over time to make his bold, radical message more “palatable.” But by reading his actual words, we can reconnect with his true message.
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Arthur's Library Card with the words 'A Library of Things'

52 Nontraditional Items To Check Out At Your Local Library

Whether you’re stopping into your local library to check out a book, join a zine-making class, or even to grab a free pass to a nearby art museum, we can almost guarantee there’s an offering at your library that you haven’t even discovered yet. 
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