Posts tagged ‘Civil Rights’

He walked the Walk – and was badly beaten for it!

It wasn’t really Huey P. Newton who coined the phrase, – it was a disk jockey named “Magnificent Montague”, – talking about the 1965 Watts riots.   Huey just adopted it, – as did a lot of angry Blacks of the era. 50 years ago Newton, Bobby Seale, and the Black Panthers couldn’t wait for the […]

MLK Jr. I Have Some Memories

January 17th, 2011

28 August 1963   The very word he used in this speech ‘Negro‘ is no longer acceptable.  He left his mark on America.