Tag Archives: Civil Rights Movement
The bombing ignited the Civil Rights movement
Congress considering Congressional Medal for 1963 Alabama church bombing victims
By Makkada B. Selah
St. Louis native was a civil rights activist who led Atlanta Life Insurance Co.
Mr. Hill died Monday at age 86.
By Darren Sands
Guyot fought racism with Fannie Lou Hamer and Medgar Evars
May he rest in peace.
By Laurence Afums
Works feature infamous mugshots of Civil Rights activists
Artist Charlotta Janssen’s “Freedom Riders” exhibit pays homage to slain Civil Rights activists.
Raynard Jackson takes a critical look at why Obama’s rise was historic, but not transformational for the Black community
Before Barack Obama there was Jesse Jackson. Here’s a look at the lasting impact Jesse…
By Raynard Jackson
Exploring the paralleles between two of America's most racially divided cases
After the shooting death of Trayvon martin George Zimmerman has become more hated than OJ…
By Chloe Hilliard
From Malcolm X to Tina Turner, we highlight top moments in a media legend's career
From Malcolm X to Tina Turner, Mike Wallace–who died April 7— has had a stellar…
By Janell Hazelwood
Black Enterprise is on hand for the groundbreaking of a new museum dedicated to African American history and culture
Barack Obama, Calvin Butts and others take part in groundbreaking for National Museum of African…
By Derek T. Dingle
The Mountaintop playwright explains the real story behind why she re-imagined MLK's last day
The Mountaintop’s Katori Hall opens up about the true story behind her fictional account of…