Tag: Civil Rights

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photo credit: The Edmund Pettis Bridge in Selma, Alabama via photopin (license) Suppressive voting rights efforts. Open racial...

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photo credit: DIG13615-215 via photopin (license) Washington, DC- The John Lewis Documentary Project is the much anticipated film...

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Photo Credit: Wikipedia Commons WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced the findings of its two civil rights investigations...

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Library of Congress Editor’s Note: The opening of the movie Selma rekindled vivid memories for New America Media editor...

Attorney General Holder speaks during a meeting of Attorneys General at the 5th Annual Quintet Meeting in Auckland,...

Marian Wright Edelman and Hillary Rodham Clinton at the CDF Haley Farm. (PRNewsFoto/Children's Defense Fund) ASHINGTON-Marian Wright Edelman,...

"Light matters. The paper that the President was writing on provided some fill light as he worked at...

50 years after the seminal event of the civil rights era, the work is still unfinished By Sherrilyn...

Yetide Badki (l.), Christoff Lombard and Rodger Bridges are part of a stellar cast in the stage play,...

Photo Credit:PRNewsFoto/Hotels.com The Republican Party today has a race neutral and culturally accommodating philosophy.  What that means is...

Commentary  By M. Starita Boyce Ansari, Ph.D. (Black News)-Fifty years ago, Americans from community after community came together...

Willis Edwards was a major power player in the NAACP, especially being instrumental in the NAACP's Image Awards....

Black women’s contributions to this nation have been largely obscured and rendered nearly obsolete in history books.  But...

 It must be something in the water. It turns out that the raging controversy over the NAACP’s decision...

 By Dennis J. Freeman  Westwood-To get an full appreciation of Lawrence Fishburne's creative skills as one of the...