civil rights movement

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.

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.

Whoopi Goldberg is set to produce a film about the life of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old boy who was murdered in 1955.

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. He has mentioned that protest songs from the movement inspired his election campaign. He brings up the…

One of the Civil Rights Movement‘s most notable figures has come forward blasting recent claims that then-President Lyndon B. Johnson spearheaded the idea behind the…

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…

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