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 […]
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.
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 […]
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?
On this day in history, an ordinary woman made a courageous decision that had extraordinary results. 60 years ago, on December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks…