Category: Activist

TRAYVON MARTIN – PETITION

Dale  – “We are still devastated by the loss of our son Trayvon Martin, and nothing can bring him back. But today, we are heartened to tell you that justice may finally be served for Trayvon. This evening, Florida State Attorney Angela Corey announced that she will charge George Zimmerman with 2nd degree murder, weeks …

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Watts Riot of Los Angeles, 1965 by Irivin Ward

    Watts Riot of Los Angeles (1965) By Irivin Ward Prior to the Watts Riot, in Los Angeles and other parts of the country, Black men were viewed as threatening figures and people who committed crimes. Although segregation was over it was a “open secret” that police officers were to keep people (Blacks) in …

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Lorraine Vivian Hansberry

  Lorraine Vivian Hansberry Playwright, Activist and Author Lorraine Hansberry was the youngest American playwright ever to win the Best American Play Award from the New York Drama Critics’ Circle for “A Raisin in the Sun.” Her other works include “The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window,” and “Les Blancs.” Written By  Dale Ricardo Shields (c) All …

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The Little Rock Nine

           The Little Rock Nine                Written By:                 Molly Hatcher   The Little Rock Nine were a group of nine African American students that volunteered to desegregate the Little Rock county school system by attending the all-white Little Rock Central High School.   The nine students were; Thelma Mothershed, Elizabeth Eckford, Melba Pattillo, Jefferson Thomas, Ernest …

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