Atlanta city officials, civil rights leaders and others are planning a special event to honor the upcoming 50th anniversary of a march for voting rights in Selma, Alabama.
Hank Thomas lives in Stone Mountain, an area of metro Atlanta that is represented by Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04). Thomas is one of three surviving original Freedom Riders. “They were heroes who rode buses and […]
Nine civil rights protestors, the Friendship 9, were convicted in 1961 of breach of peace and trespassing. They were protesting at a segregated lunch counter in Rock Hill, South Carolina. They were Thomas Gaither, Clarence […]
A black man shot while driving back to his Washington D.C. home after attending an Army Reserve camp.
On Sunday in New York, the now 64-year-old mother and grandmother showed the scar she still bears on the back of her head from a brutal beating at the hands of an Alabama state trooper during an earlier march when she was 14.
State officials are planning to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. ahead of Monday’s holiday honoring the civil rights leader.
Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
A Douglas County man is suing the county and election officials, saying his civil rights were violated when a poll worker asked him to remove his National Rifle Association hat when he went to vote.
An Illinois auction house is selling the revolver that almost killed former Alabama Governor George Wallace in a 1972 assassination attempt as he ran for president.
Mourners gathered Saturday at an Atlanta church to honor former Gov. Carl Sanders and his efforts to improve civil rights in Georgia.