Famed Civil Rights Activist Fannie Lou Hamer changed the way the nation viewed democracy. In her 1964 televised speech to a Committee of the Democratic National Convention, Fannie shined a spotlight on the miscarriages of justice that were common throughout the south as African-Americans tried to register to vote. Born Fannie Lou Townsend in Montgomery… Read More
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What Will Be Oprah’s Greatest Legacy?
“We can’t become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” With so many accomplishments to her credit, it’s hard to find any one word that embodies everything that is Ms. Oprah Winfrey. Entrepreneur, activist, media mogul, actress and philanthropist are all accurate, and yet they hardly scratch the surface in capturing the… Read More