SPLC’s Civil Rights Memorial Center To Host Live Virtual MLK EventSPLC’s civil rights Memorial center to host live virtual MLK event.
Celebration Of Life Held For Freedom Rider, Civil Rights Activist William HarbourFamily and friends gathered for a Celebration of Life Service at Murray Brothers Cascade Chapel in Atlanta on September 2, 2020, to remember Freedom Rider and civil rights activist Dr. William Harbour.
John Lewis Lies In State At US CapitolLewis' body will lie in state in the US Capitol Rotunda where an invitation-only arrival ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. ET on Monday
Honoring Rep. John Lewis: Celebration of Life Ceremonies To Begin Sat. July 25Celebration of Life Ceremonies honoring Congressman John Lewis will take place over six days, starting Saturday, July 25, 2020. His family released the details of the events, which include stops in Alabama in Troy, Selma and Montgomery, and in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia.
Legendary Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Dead At 80John Lewis, who survived a brutal beating by police during the landmark 1965 march in Selma Alabama and became a towering figure of the civil rights movement and a longtime US congressman, has died after a six-month battle with cancer.
Wrongly Arrested Black Man Sues Valdosta Over Excessive ForceAntonio Smith, a Black man, is suing the Georgia city of Valdosta and numerous Valdosta Police Department officers for excessive force and for violating his civil rights after he was slammed to the ground as he was wrongly arrested.
UPDATED: Judge Grants $500k Bond For Ex-APD Officer Involved In Rayshard Brooks ShootingAfter hearing from both sides, including Rayshard Brooks's wife, Judge Jane Barwick granted a $500,000 bond for Garrett Rolfe, the officer charged in Brooks's shooting death.
HEARING TODAY: Lawyers Request Bail For Accused Murderer Garrett RolfeAttorneys for former Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe are requesting for their client to be granted bail.
Atlanta Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Received Several Citizen Complaints Against HimThe Atlanta Police Department released records that show the officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks last week had several citizen complaints lodged against him prior to the incident.
New Documentary: 'John Lewis: Good Trouble'The trailer for the new documentary "John Lewis: Good Trouble" chronicles the moments of his life that have shaped his place in American history.
Galloway School Turns 50!
Human Rights Murals Will Transform Atlanta For Super BowlThe project will create up to 30 murals focusing on Atlanta's past, present and future role in civil and human rights.
Civil Rights Activist Andrew Young Hospitalized With IllnessAfter falling ill over the weekend while in Tennessee, civil rights activist Andrew Young is being transferred to a hospital in Atlanta.
Atlanta University Students Research Civil Rights DeathsA black man shot while driving back to his Washington D.C. home after attending an Army Reserve camp.
Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.