black history en Oakland Black Cowboy Association rides again <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 00:08:06 +0000 Julie Caine 33910 at Oakland Black Cowboy Association rides again 50 years beyond the dream <p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-34f22faf-c70e-5cec-09e0-3660ac16b287" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">It was 50 years ago today that over 250,000 people gathered in Washington for the Jobs and Freedom March. On that day, Martin Luther King JR made one of HISTORY’S most famous speeches: “I Have a Dream.” </span></p><p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 01:15:00 +0000 Hana Baba 32275 at 50 years beyond the dream The intriguing story of Shaikh Musa. <p></p><p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: normal; ">Fatima Shaikh has yet to find a family like hers - African American Catholics with a Muslim name - all thanks to a man she had never met, her grandfather Shaikh Muhammad Musa. A Bengali peddler from India who married an African American woman from New Orleans in 1896. He left behind three children but few clues about himself.</span></p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 25530 at The intriguing story of Shaikh Musa. Rosa Parks - Quiet Revolutionary <p>Rosa Parks's moment in history - refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955 - is celebrated as the birth of the civil rights movement in the USA. Max Easterman offers a unique portrait of the woman whose simple act of defiance inspired Martin Luther King and civil rights activism across the world.&nbsp; <strong>Tuesday at 7pm.</strong></p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:45:39 +0000 David Latulippe 24960 at Rosa Parks - Quiet Revolutionary