CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: Power of Protest Still The Strongest Voice of the Masses

Civil Disobedience is the refusal to obey governmental demands or commands especially as a nonviolent and usually collective means of forcing concessions from the government.It becomes the only alternative – the only voice – the only way to get the attention of a government dull of hearing and indifferent to the issues, concerns and complaints of its citizenry. 

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Dr. Edith Irby Jones: “All I Wanted Was to Help My Fellow Man”

She was a just a little girl growing up in Hot Springs, Arkansas at a time before our nation evolved from  the era of open racism, discrimination and Separate but Equal.She learned early what it took to overcome odds and barriers to prove that no only were Blacks competent and capable learners, but also women could stand the rigorous test of academic challenges to rise above.

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Texas Round Up: What’s Happenin’ around Texas?

 Following is a statement from University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers regarding today’s court ruling in the case of Fisher versus University of Texas. The ruling relates to the use of ethnicity as one factor in determining college admissions.

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