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President George W. Bush Says Bigotry and White Supremacy is Blasphemy Against the American Creed

Kudos to President George W. Bush for speaking up against bigotry, white supremacy, nationalism and the real #fakenews (AKA conspiracy theories). I think President Bush has the right approach, attack the hatred and lift up American values. There is no need to mention Trump, actually, we shouldn’t care if it’s Trump initiating the racist policies or […]

CNN Fires Rick Sanchez for Speaking Out Against Racism

Nearly 100 Lowery Institute Change Agents to Pay Tribute to Dr. Joseph Lowery at 96th Birthday Celebration

Change Agents to Dr. Lowery: We Got Next! Atlanta, GA – As civil rights icon, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, watched the frightening images of racist protesters marching through Charlottesville, VA with tiki torches, he was reminded of America’s ugly past when he lived with constant bomb threats and was shot at by the Ku Klux […]

From Gang Violence to Smart-Shaming, Past Challenges Inspire Winners of 2017 Lowery Institute “Change Agent Tank” Social Innovation Competition

Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dick Gregory, Joins the Ancestors RIP

Gregory, Richard Claxton “Dick”, African American comedian and civil rights activist whose social satire changed the way white Americans perceived African American comedians since he first performed in public, has died. He was a brilliant comedian. political activist, and social justice warrior. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, co-founder with Martin Luther King Jr. of the Southern […]

In Prison Reform, Money Trumps Civil Rights

Obama Tweets Mandela Quotes After Charlottesville Clashes

By Caroline Linton, CBS News – Former President Obama tweeted quotes from Nelson Mandela after violent clashes Saturday in what is believed to be the largest white nationalist rally in a decade left three people dead, including a pedestrian killed when a car plowed into a group of counter-protesters. “No one is born hating another […]

Green Empowerment Zones Mean Jobs for Communities of Color

McMaster Thinks Susan Rice Did Nothing Wrong: Report

By Mallory Shelbourne, The Hill — National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster has reportedly determined that [former National Security Advisor] Susan Rice, who served in his role during the Obama administration, did not do anything wrong amid accusations of “unmasking” the identities of Trump associates. Republican lawmakers are trying to conclude whether Rice revealed the identities […]

UNCF Hosts Town Hall Conversation Addressing Role of HBCU’s and Minority Serving Institution’s in Advancing Sustainability

Stand Up For Standing Rock! Vote for #NoDAPL Movement to Win a MTV Video Music Award

The peaceful movement of water protectors at Standing Rock to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline is the most successful and biggest Native American movement this country has ever seen. We are proud that this year MTV is recognizing the power of this movement and has nominated the song “Stand Up / Stand N Rock” for […]

Hip Hop Caucus Launches Respect My Vote! Non-Partisan Campaign to Mobilize Young Voters in the 2016 General Election

Healing Neen Deliverance Tour Kicks Off in Florida with a Message of Hope and Healing

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – A 25-year-old caught up in the cycle of addiction since she was 13 had her prayers answered last week when she was among eight women the Gadsden Correctional Facility allowed out of jail for a few hours to hear the powerful testimony of recovered crack addict-turned-inspirational speaker, Tonier “Neen” Cain. Hosted by […]

Healing Neen Deliverance Tour Kicks Off in Florida with a Message of Hope and Healing