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 […]

The new legislation will allow civil rights cold cases that happened prior to 1970 to be reopened.

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.

American Girl has emerged as one of the top businesses of its sort, selling millions of its beloved dolls and books aimed at young girls since debuting in 1986. This summer the company will reveal its latest doll, a girl from the civil rights era named Melody Ellison, as reported by CBS News. https://twitter.com/MelodyBodette/status/701943128249516032 The […]

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…

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…

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Nine Black men arrested for integrating a Whites-only South Carolina lunch counter 54 years ago may be heroes in the historic record,…

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

This weekend I had the privilege to attend the 2013 St. Jude Reserach Hospital Celebration of Hope Weekend. The weekend gathered African-American media professionals, radio personalities and executives, bloggers and clergy from across the country to learn about the work and impact of St. Jude on children’s cancer research.  St. Jude is close to us here at […]

Donnie McClurkin says he was asked not attend a concert he was scheduled to headline after protests from activists. McClurkin was uninvited from a scheduled…

  This week Pastor CJ Blair talks about the increase of senseless deaths that we’ve experienced in Prince Georges County.  His commentary shares all of the struggles that we’ve gone through regarding Jim Crow Laws of the civil rights movement.  Pastor Blair observes the biggest struggle today doesn’t come from what others have done to […]