Tag: Roy Wilkins

Meet the Press – Roy Wilkins and Martin Luther King

I thought that I would re-post this episode of Meet the Press. Roy Wilkins, Executive Secretary of the NAACP, and Martin Luther King were on Meet the Press back in 1963.  This was just before the March on Washington.  The format of Meet the Press was a little different.  There were three reporters firing questions at the guests. This is very interesting. One of the reporters was terribly worried about violence, which in looking through a 50-year retrospectoscope, looks to be awfully racist to me.  What he appears to be saying is that Blacks can’t assemble in large numbers without tearing

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Egypt and Black History Month

February is Black History Month. For all black authors, there is some sort of unwritten rule that it is blasphemy not to comment on Black History in February. Well, I will not commit blasphemy this month. In many schools, history is taught as a bunch of isolated facts that are seldom related to reality. Students are forced to digest facts like… In 1885, Sarah E. Goode invented a bed that folded into a cabinet. She was the second black woman to receive a patent. Garrett Augustus Morgan created a gas mask. Thomas J. Martin patented the fire extinguisher in 1872. George

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

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