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Civil Rights Groups: Prevent King Monument at Stone Mountain
A monument to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. must not be installed among the sculpted figures of C...


60 Years Later: From Rosa Parks to Black Lives Matter
Keith Boykin discusses the changes between the past and present civil rights movements on the 60th ...


50th Anniversary of March to Tackle Today's Issues
Activists are planning to use the event to energize people to address issues of current day voting ...


Commentary: The Stirring, Inspirational Voice of Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou inspired generations of people through her inspirational writing....


Group Puts Confederate Flag on Ga. Specialty Tag
Georgia officials have once again approved a specialty license plate featuring the Confederate batt...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 14, 1957
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference was established on Feb. 14, 1957....


SCLC Calls for Peace Ahead of Zimmerman Verdict
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is calling for peace regardless of the verdict the jur...


This Day in Black History: Jan. 2, 1965
Martin Luther King Jr. starts historic voter registration drive in Selma, Alabama, in opposition of...


This Day in Black History: Jan. 10, 1957
Southern Christian Leadership Conference founded in Atlanta, Georgia....


Rev. Al Sharpton, Vivica A. Fox Create Hollywood Diversity Task Force
They will give suggestions to increase diversity and tackle racial issues in the industry....


Casting News: Roles for David Oyelowo, Tessa Thompson and More
Ava DuVernay's Selma fills out its cast....


'March: Book Two' Shows All Sides of Civil Rights Movement
Georgia Democratic congressman and Civil Rights Movement icon John Lewis hopes his latest graphic n...


Martin Luther King Jr.’s Organization Willing to Assist Occupy Atlanta
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference says that their vast experience and expertise can help...


SCLC Co-Founder Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth Dies
Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, civil rights icon and co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conf...


This Day in Black History: Aug. 6, 1965
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on Aug. 6, 1965....


This Day in Black History: Dec. 16, 1976
Andrew Young was nominated by President Jimmy Carter to be U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations on...


Commentary: Should Black History Month Be a Global Holiday?
For decades, Black History Month has been a time for African-Americans to reflect on the contributi...


Ex-Chair of Civil Rights Group Indicted in Ohio
Head of Atlanta SCLC charged with multiple counts of forgery and tampering....


SCLC Picks New Leader After Rebuff by Bernice King
After Bernice King declined the post | the SCLC picks a new leader....


Redistricting and Voting Rights Roundup
The most recent activity related to redistricting and voting rights....

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