Category: Activist

Robert Hooks

ROBERT HOOKS Robert (Bobby Dean) Hooks   by Dale Ricardo Shields   Favorite Quote: What’s Up?  Favorite Color: Gray, Green   Favorite Food: Fruit, Vegetables, Fish    Favorite Time of Year: Fall Favorite Vacation Spot: Laguna Beach, California   Born: April 18, 1937 (age 78), Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. Spouse: Lorrie Marlow (m. 2008) Children: Kevin Hooks, …

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Thurgood Marshall: Revolutionizing the Concept of Precedence in the Supreme Court

                                               Thurgood                                                                …

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The Little Rock Nine

           The Little Rock Nine They Only Wanted To Go To School… Thelma Mothershed, Elizabeth Eckford, Melba Pattillo, Jefferson Thomas, Ernest Green, Minnijean Brown, Carlotta Walls, Terrence Roberts, and Gloria Ray.    By Dale Ricardo Shields Little Rock, Arkansas September 4, 1957                  The Little Rock Nine were a group of nine African American students …

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The Secret Meeting that Changed Rap Music and Destroyed a Generation

“The Secret Meeting that Changed Rap Music and Destroyed a Generation“ HIP HOP IS READ The unsigned letter below was originally posted on the blog Hip Hop is Read, and was written by a self-proclaimed “decision maker” working for an equally anonymous major record label. The anonymous nature of the letter led many to dismiss …

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