Just a couple links for you on this fine August Friday!
Colorlines reminds us that the 45th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, and they present some amazing photos of courage and determination from the Selma to Montgomery Right to Vote March.
Global Post takes a fascinating look at Afro-Mexican culture, a concentration of black Mexicans on the western coast of the country. The article looks at how the community, probably the descended from slaves, still shows ties to Africa but has mostly lost the knowledge of their history.
Enjoy the reading and your weekend!