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 […]

On February 1st, 1960 the college was at the center of the Civil Rights movement, when four A&T freshmen students...

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.

If you cut on the news today you might be a bit confused. Is this 1956 or 2016? Seems like the civil and human rights issues that our ancestors were fighting have resurfaced. While the racism isn’t as overt as whites only and blacks only sections on buses and in restaurants, the levels of police […]

Sutton died "peacefully" at Saint Joseph Hospital in Atlanta on Saturday, Alta Sutton, the leader's daughter, said.

When Clinton's campaign changed her "H" logo on Tuesday to incorporate an image of Rosa Parks in commemoration of the 60 year anniversary of Parks' refusal to move to the back of the bus for a White passenger in Montgomery, Alabama, Twitter downright lost its mind.

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

Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” was in Selma, AL for the Selma 50th Anniversary Jubilee commemoration. While on location, Martin recorded a special commentary questioning if Generation…

President Barack Obama has always admired the Civil Rights Movement. The White House is adorned with artwork depicting the struggles of the 60s. He mentions it in…

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…

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