Tag: civil rights

President Trump’s 2018 Budget Will Slash Five Decades of Civil ...

During his daily TVOne morning show, “News One Now,” host and managing editor Roland Martin interviewed Tanya Clay House, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, P-12 U.S. Department ...

PBS to Air Documentary on Iconic Leader John Lewis

The man and the journey is captured in this moving documentary

How Trump Being Elected Pushes Us to Fight

"Somewhere along the way, Black people started to feel entitled"

Observing the Backlash Against Jeff Sessions

Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. John Lewis outlined exactly why the Alabama senator should not be attorney general

Roy Innis, Firebrand Conservative Activist, Dies

Starting as a leader of CORE, he became known for his staunch right wing views.

Civil Rights Orgs Vow to Keep Eye on Trump Admin

The NAACP, the National Urban League say they will fight any threats to civil rights

Civil Rights Pioneer Rev. E. Edward Jones Dies

Shreveport mayor: “Rev. Jones was a true friend and supporter who not only touched my life, but the lives of so many in this city"

Feds Decline to Charge Cops in Jamar Clark Death

Federal officials were set to announce their findings Wednesday morning

Rare Photos from MLK’s Assassination

View several seldom seen photographs taken on April 4, 1968, the day Dr. King was assassinated

John Lewis Softens Stance on Sanders

Civil rights leader seeks to clear up comments about 2016 presidential hopeful

John Lewis Casts Doubt on Bernie Sanders

The Ga. lawmaker said he "never saw" the presidential candidate during the Civil Rights years

Tamir Rice’s Father Dismissed From Lawsuit

Judge ruled that a case order does not allow parents to file civil rights lawsuits in city

Eyes On The Prize: Then and Now

An in-depth look at the Civil Rights Movement and the voices who made a difference

Chicago Gets New Civil Rights Adviser

Veteran Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey will take on role

U.S. Navy to Name Ship After Rep. John Lewis

The vessel will be part of a new fleet

Trending: #CivilRightsTwitter

Is hashtag funny or cutting close to offensive?

Trump ‘Disgusted’ By Mizzou Protests

GOP Presidential hopeful blasts protesters, calls Wolfe, Loftin "weak"

E.E.O.C. Head Jacqueline Berrien Dead at 53

Civil rights leaders passed away from cancer earlier this week

Black Bodies: Songs On America’s Moral Authority

Three music videos that illustrate the societal landscape and prominence of #BlackLivesMatter

Anniversary of Million Man March

Attendee: "It's like a pilgrimage for me, and something I think all black people need to do."

Activist Grace Lee Boggs Dead at 100

Legend had been involved in movements for more than 80 years