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Malcolm X, Wyatt Tee Walker, Allan Morrison, and James Farmer Debate the Civil Rights Movement

Here is a June 12, 1963 debate between Malcolm X, Wyatt Tee Walker, Allan Morrison, and James Farmer on the best tactics to get full equality for African Americans in the United States. These 4 men were exemplary leaders who … Continue reading

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Radicals and Reformers

I strongly believe that social change in democracies occur when radicals put pressure for change outside the political system and reformers work for change within the system. The radicals are like the canary in the coal mine: they spot the … Continue reading

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Radicals, Reformers and Diversity of Thought in the Civil Rights Movement

When one looks at the great social movements that have changed America for the better, one of the things that becomes apparent is the diversity of viewpoints that are found among the various activists fighting for social change. Some activists … Continue reading

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Senator Obama and Reverend Wright

In today’s newspapers, I’ve been reading a lot about the breach in the relationship between Senator Obama and Reverend Wright. It must be a painful time for both men, as it’s tough whenever a conflict occurs. I can understand both … Continue reading

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