Tag Archive for Civil Rights Movement

Black voters have plenty to lose with Trump

Jesse Jackson

Race, always a subtext in American politics, has moved center stage in this year’s presidential campaign. Republican Donald Trump called Democrat Hillary Clinton a “bigot.” Clinton responded by using Trump’s words of racial offense against him. History suggests both parties…

Local university hosts forum on social issues

Alicia Garza (center)

Dozens of people, including college students and local residents, gathered at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., on February 4, to hear Alicia Garza, a social activist, discuss the civil rights movement ‘Black Lives Matter’—a movement that has everyone…