UPDATED Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 1103 a.m., EST– The Civil Rights Movement of the 20th Century was perhaps the most significant call for justice in modern…
In a televised segment about the ongoing protests in Ferguson, Miss., over the brutal execution of 18-year-old teen Michael Brown, CNN’s international anchor, Rosemary Church…
The Progressive National Baptist Convention, an organization that began to support and defend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s efforts during the Civil Rights Movement, has come to the defense of President Barack Obama. During the organization’s annual meeting in Washington D.C. this past Friday, members rallied behind the president, calling for the ouster of elected officials […]
The Civil Rights Movement was a historic time with a long list of remarkable individuals who fought, walked, talked and united for equality for all mankind. In addition to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. being a standout figure of this movement, there were many before him, with him and people who continue fighting.
Many black leaders oppose the comparisons between the African-American civil rights movement and the gay rights movement. But few are as vehemently opposed to the comparison as Martin Luther King Jr’s niece, Alveda King.
From CNN: Civil rights activist Dorothy Height, 98, remained in “very serious, but stable condition” Saturday, her friend and spokeswoman said. A flurry of rumors about Height’s death appeared Saturday on the Internet, particularly on the social networking site Twitter, where her name was a trending topic. Wikipedia also briefly reported Height’s death. Height remains […]
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