Civil Rights Movement

Following David Dao’s violent removal from a United Airlines plane, many people have rallied around the victim. In a press conference, Dao’s lawyer Thomas Demetrio, insisted, “Dr. Dao, I believe to his great credit, has come to understand that he is the guy, the guy to stand up for all passengers going forward.”  Demetrio added that […]

As the nation celebrates Jackie Robinson Day, here are some interesting details about one of the most famous men of the outfield.

Bob Adelman, widely known for his photography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, has died at the age of 85, NPR reports.

American Girl has emerged as one of the top businesses of its sort, selling millions of its beloved dolls and books aimed at young girls since debuting in 1986. This summer the company will reveal its latest doll, a girl from the civil rights era named Melody Ellison, as reported by CBS News. https://twitter.com/MelodyBodette/status/701943128249516032 The […]

Leader, scholar, writer, and acclaimed civil rights hero, Julian Bond, has passed away.

President Obama has proposed a new $50 million plan to restore the historic Southern sites of the civil rights movement. The proposal is incredibly fitting as…

Eight of the little known, but historic group of men, the Friendship 9, had their convictions dismissed today by South Carolina judge, Mark Hayes. The momentous decision took…

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Nine Black men arrested for integrating a Whites-only South Carolina lunch counter 54 years ago may be heroes in the historic record,…

  Two years ago, I had the opportunity to meet with Congressman John Lewis in his Capitol Hill office. I listened intently as he recounted…

“Selma,” the film about the marches in the Alabama city during 1965, opened in theaters today and should be at the top of your list…

Tensions between law enforcement officials and the communities have now spread to the West Coast. Just a week after two NYPD cops were killed execution-style…