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February 2, 2016

Operation Breadbasket: Economic Empowerment Program Of The Southern Christian Leadership Conference

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Operation Breadbasket was launched in 1962 by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Martin Luther King, jr., stated, “The fundamental premise of Breadbasket is a simple one. Negroes need not patronize a business which denies them jobs, or advancement or plain courtesy…..Many retail businesses and consumer goods industries deplete the ghetto by selling to Negroes without returning to the community any profits through fair hiring practices”. Operation Breadbasket’s first leader was Fred Bennette. Continue reading “Operation Breadbasket: Economic Empowerment Program Of The Southern Christian Leadership Conference”

How Frederick Douglass Used Photography To Promote Positive Images of African Americans

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Sharing this is a fascinating post from Culture Shock Art WordPress Blog on how Frederick Douglass used the power photography to help dispel myths and negative stereotypes about African Americans.  Click here to view the article.

You will DEFINITELY learn something!!

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