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Atty. Faya Rose Toure Archives - Institute of the Black World 21st Century

Hank Sanders, Faya Rose

It’s a crying shame. No, it’s a damn shame.

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By Sen. Hank Sanders — It’s a crying shame. No. It’s a damn shame. It’s a damn shame what the Mayor of Montgomery and its police did to two Black women leaders. More broadly speaking, it’s a damn shame what these same forces did to four African American leaders and one White leader of Jewish background. All were fighting heroically to save hundreds of lives in Alabama per year. It’s…

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IBW21 Black Family Summit

Five elder BLM activists arrested in Alabama: Black Family Summit Responds

By Black Family Summit (BFS) Posts, News & Current Affairs

July 21, 2020 The Honorable Steven Reed, Mayor, City of Montgomery 103 North Perry Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104 Mr. Ernest Finley, Chief, Montgomery Police Department 320 North Ripley Street Montgomery, Alabama 36106 Dear Mayor Reed and Officer Finley: We, the representatives of the Black Family Summit, the Alabama Save Our Selves Movement for Justice and Democracy, the Alabama Black Lives Matter Movement, and the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Inc. SDPC,…

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Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Inc.

Five elder BLM activists arrested in Alabama: Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference Responds

By Black Family Summit (BFS) Posts, News & Current Affairs

July 20, 2020 The Honorable Steven Reed Mayor, City of Montgomery, AL Mr. Ernest Finley Chief, Montgomery Police Department Dear Mayor Reed and Chief Finley, Well over 40 years ago, a few of us, seriously engaged in the continuing struggle for liberation of people of African descent in the United States, began to grapple with the profound question, “What will happen in the coming years when the new master looks…

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City of Montgomery Police Station

Fighting to Save Lives in Alabama

By Black Family Summit (BFS) Posts, News & Current Affairs

SOS and Black Lives Matters Leaders Voluntarily Appear to be Arrested. All Five SOS and Black Lives Matter Turned Selves in to Montgomery Police Montgomery, AL, July 20, 2020 – All five leaders of SOS, the Save OurSelves Movement for Justice and Democracy, and Black Lives Matter showed up at high noon today at the City of Montgomery Police Station to voluntarily turn themselves in on warrants issued late Thursday…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Maulana Karenga

Us, Culture and Struggle: Ultimately Engaged and Achieved on the Ground

By Dr. Maulana Karenga

By Dr. Maulana Karenga — This is a sankofa retrieval of thoughts on an anniversary past that still reveals positions and principles as relevant and real as rain in monsoon season. And it is reflective of the deep and enduring commitment we of Us have to the priority of our people, opposition to our oppressor and oppression, and to a communitarian African way of life and thus to the unfinished…

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Faya Rose Toure

Selma Attorney Faya Rose Toure Arrested For Removing a Campaign Sign Illegally Placed in Front of Tabernacle Baptist Church

By News & Current Affairs

Toure Remains in Jail Protesting the Unjust and Illegal Actions of  the City of Selma Against Her and Other Selma Residents   Statement of Senator Hank Sanders, Toure’s Attorney and Husband Montgomery, AL –Several weeks ago, someone called our law office multiple times and threatened to kill Faya Rose Toure. The same person also called the Z105.3 FM radio station and threatened to kill Faya Rose. Complaints were made to…

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Faya Ora Rose Touré Talks to IBW’s Don Rojas About “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama 50 Years Ago

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Faya Ora Rose Touré Interview (Part 1) Faya Ora Rose Touré Interview (Part 2) Faya Ora Rose Touré Interview (Part 3) About Faya Ora Rose Touré Attorney, civil rights and education activist, songwriter, playwright Faya Ora Rose Touré is a Harvard-educated Civil Rights activist and litigation attorney who has worked on some of the highest-profile civil rights cases to come before the courts. Touré—who spent most of her career…

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