50 shades of black We're colorful people True freedom we lack Hardly treated equal
Free with no rights Now how is that right No coloreds allowed This is only for whites
Slaved, tortured, Killed, raped The law allowed This to take place
History repeats History erased Condemned by man Because of your race
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October - Black history month in the UK February - Black history month in the USA
MARTIN LUTHER KING
Martin Luther King ( January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister, activist, and political philosopher who was one of the most prominent leaders in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King advanced civil rights for people of color in the United States through nonviolence and civil disobedience.
I HAVE A DREAM...
Adams, Russell, Great Negroes Past and Present, pp. 106-107. Chicago, Afro-Am Publishing Co., 1963.
Bennett, Lerone, Jr., What Manner of Man: A Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. Chicago, Johnson, 1964.
I Have a Dream: The Story of Martin Luther King in Text and Pictures. New York, Time Life Books, 1968.
was an American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a prominent figure during the civil rights movement
A spokesman for the Nation of Islam, he was a vocal advocate for Black empowerment and the promotion of Islam within the Black community
In prison, he changes his surname to "X" because "X represents a real African surname that he will never know