Civil Rights

via CNN: If you are planning your vacation in the near future….Consider the many landmarks across the country played an important park in the life of Rev. Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Atlanta, Georgia Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church is one of Atlanta’s most cherished sites. Raymond Boyd/Getty Images: Georgia’s busy capital city is King’s birthplace […]

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered a civil rights icon now. He has a monument in Washington, D.C., a federal holiday that we celebrate this week and is revered as a man who sought to bring a divided nation together. He is oft-quoted as the antithesis of the Black Lives Matter movement which […]

via NationalDayCalendar: Rosa Parks Day is an American holiday celebrated on February 4 or December 1 in honor of the civil rights leader Rosa Parks. On December 1, 1955, after a long day of work Rosa Parks boarded a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She took her seat in the ‘colored’ section, but as she rode […]

I don’t have to tell you that Martin Luther King Jr. was many things. He was a leader, a teacher, a preacher, and an example to us all of someone who believed in justice. The legacy of King is evident in many sites of American history; his position is solidified as the great, non-violent civil […]

What is the path going forward in an America led by one of the most polarizing President-elects in modern-day history?

source: NAACP Hundreds of students from historically black colleges and universities in Florida and North Carolina are stressing the importance of voting. On Tuesday, civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis walked with about 500 students from Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach across City Island Bridge to an early polling location. Students from North Carolina […]

Rep. Jeffries dissected the history of Africans in America and the Black experience in the United States.

Civil Rights activist Clarence Henderson explains why he is supporting Trump for President.

Tom Williams/Getty Image An important book on civil rights has just been released. “March: Book Three,” the final book in a three-part graphic novel series about U.S. Congressman John Lewis’ lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, has  opens a dialogue on faith and civil rights. Rep. Lewis, 76, teamed up with congressional staffer Andrew […]

On Tuesday, former congressman and civil rights legend Walter Fauntroy was expected to go before a judge.

While it may be evident that the movement is the largest Black liberation movement in recent history, some still ask if Black Lives Matter the new voice for the unheard?

“Where are y’all? This is a moment where you have literally less than a year of a Black president in the White House. We’ve had two Black men appointed to the Supreme Court, the President has appointed a Hispanic woman and a White woman to the Supreme Court. Why won’t these organizations, all of you, publicly call on this President to appoint a Black woman? How hard is it to send a tweet?