Courtesy of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund – James M. Nabrit argued several civil rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and was a longtime lawyer for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. James M. Nabrit III, a civil rights lawyer who argued a dozen cases including equal justice, education, and free speech [...]
Category Archive: 'Everyday Heroes'
Ms. Alice C. Royal, shown above, was born at Allensworth in 1923. She is the author of the book Allensworth, The Freedom Colony. Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park commemorates Colonel Allen Allensworth and the only California town to be founded, financed and governed by African Americans. Colonel Allen Allensworth founded the town in 1908. Colonel [...]
KCET SoCal > Departures > Land of Sunshine > Green Justice > Our World is a Better Place Because César Chávez Decided to Change It by Robert Garcia “Our world is a better place because César Chávez decided to change it.” – President Barack Obama at César E. Chávez National Monument dedication ceremony President Barack Obama, the first black president of the United States, [...]
SoCal > Departures > Land of Sunshine > Green Justice > RIP Bud Goldstone, the Hero Who Saved Watts Towers Green Justice RIP Bud Goldstone, the Hero Who Saved Watts Towers by Robert Garcia on September 14, 2012 3:08 PM Bud Goldstone (1926-2012), a former aerospace engineer who worked for over 50 years to save [...]
Please join the Chicano Park Mural Restoration Project in San Diego on Saturday, August 25th to celebrate the newly restored murals.
Click here for this post in English El 4 de agosto, Erick Barrondo ganó para Guatemala la primera medalla olímpica de toda su historia al obtener la plata en marcha de 20 kilómetros. El joven de 21 años llegó en segundo lugar, detrás del representante de China, Chen Ding. “Guatemala es un país que ha [...]
Here are Michael Schnorr’s last two restored murals from the Chicano Park Restoration Project in San Diego, courtesy of Ricardo Duffy. * * * Ricardo Duffy writes: It is a great loss to the community of Southern California’s artists and citizens. Michael Schnorr portrayed in his aesthetic ideas about the human struggles for equality, respect [...]