A new documentary about James Baldwin, the late activist-writer, highlights America’s disappointing progress around issues of race and equality.
The new legislation will allow civil rights cold cases that happened prior to 1970 to be reopened.
Over the weekend, presidential hopeful and GOP frontrunner Donald Trump garnered an endorsement from another unlikely source -- the brother of murdered civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
For many of us the assassination of NAACP field secretary Medgar Evers is merely a chapter in our Civil Rights history books. It’s a clip…
For many of us the assassination of NAACP field secretary Medgar Evers is merely a chapter in our Civil Rights history books. It’s a clip in the countless civil rights documentaries we’ve watched in history classes. For Evers’ widow and daughter, that moment plays over-and-over in their minds. “It never stops,” Evers’ daughter Reena said. […]
Civil Rights leader Medgar Evers (pictured) was a trailblazer for racial equality in the South — all while displaying a tireless dedication to self-improvement, education,…
Medgar Evers was one of the most profound activists of the Civil Rights movement. His involvement in the Regional Council of Negro Leadership led to his organization of several boycotts and protests throughout Mississippi. His work as an NAACP field secretary also helped put Mississippi at the forefront of the struggle. One of Evers biggest […]