Rev. Al Sharpton is taking your questions

politicsnation:

Got a question for Rev? He’s answering your questions this week to mark two big events this week: the annual National Action Network convention and the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ library in Texas.

Ask away: http://on.msnbc.com/1fYrheZ

ADAPT Encourages the LBJ Summit to Include Disability

leadonupdate:

Civil Rights Act Celebration Ignores People With Disabilities

Tell the LBJ Foundation to include PWD’s

On July 26, 2015 we will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act by George H W Bush. The ADA is considered the civil…

Jimmy Carter speaking at Civil Rights Summit

meliposo:

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.

The summit opens Tuesday and marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed …

Jimmy Carter speaking at Civil Rights Summit

utaustin:

President Bill Powers is sponsoring a screening of the April 10 Civil Rights Summit remarks by U.S. President Barack Obama and former president George W. Bush on the UT Main Mall.

A large screen will be set up on the south steps of the Tower (Main Building) and students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to watch a live stream of these historic addresses. 

Details on the Obama screening

Details on the Bush screening

ourpresidents:

If you weren’t able to get tickets to next week’s Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Library, don’t worry! The event will be live streamed on their website: 
CivilRightsSummit.org
President Barack Obama will be joined by three former Presidents who will also deliver remarks at the upcoming Civil Rights Summit: Jimmy Carter will speak on April 8; Bill Clinton will speak on April 9; and George W. Bush will speak on the evening of April 10.
The Civil Rights Summit, comprised of afternoon panel discussions followed by evening keynote addresses, will reflect on the seminal nature of the civil rights legislation passed by President Johnson while examining civil rights issues in America and around the world today.

ourpresidents:

If you weren’t able to get tickets to next week’s Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Library, don’t worry! The event will be live streamed on their website: 

CivilRightsSummit.org

President Barack Obama will be joined by three former Presidents who will also deliver remarks at the upcoming Civil Rights Summit: Jimmy Carter will speak on April 8; Bill Clinton will speak on April 9; and George W. Bush will speak on the evening of April 10.

The Civil Rights Summit, comprised of afternoon panel discussions followed by evening keynote addresses, will reflect on the seminal nature of the civil rights legislation passed by President Johnson while examining civil rights issues in America and around the world today.

thegirlbitesback:

The 2014 University of Texas Civil Rights Summit begins in half an hour. What are you doing?  “It’s all of us who must overcome the crippling legacy of bigotry and injustice. And we shall overcome.”

thegirlbitesback:

The 2014 University of Texas Civil Rights Summit begins in half an hour. What are you doing?
“It’s all of us who must overcome the crippling legacy of bigotry and injustice. And we shall overcome.”

A Street Artist Was Just Dancing When This Cop Did Something UNBELIEVABLE. You Have to See This.

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(1) President Abraham Lincoln, who had depression
(2) Writer Virginia Woolf, who had bipolar disorder
(3) Artist Vincent Van Gogh, who had bipolar disorder
(4) Writer Sylvia Plath, who had depression
(5) Mathematician John Nash (from A Beautiful Mind), who had schizophrenia

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yashibrown:

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yashibrown:

I’m always full of tears, whether I’m happy or sad looking forward to come what may, or looking back. My eyes can be either wet or Mojave dry, full of jokes and wit, or self-righteousness. The setting never matters, I’m full of tears of life. ~ Yashi Inspiring #Art by: #IsaiahStephens #poetry #words #poems #yashibrown #eyelashes

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yashibrown:

What do you think?? I have a lot of these #blouses, but not in GREEN!! Lol #boughtit #fashionwhore #yashibrown #newsboycap #fashionista #Bebe #HappyDaylightSavings !!

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thecyclemsnbc:

Coming up on today’s show Rosie Perez! It’s not to be missed http://ift.tt/1cd6MvZ

thecyclemsnbc:

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