Joe Madison, Legendary Radio Host and Civil Rights Champion, Dies at 74

Known as the “Black Eagle,” Madison built a decades-long career in media and grassroots advocacy.

Hip Hop & Activism: Tracing the Role of Music in Social Movements

Since its inception, rap music has contributed to the soundtrack of movements for social change.

5 Things to Know About the New Head Of The Rainbow Push Coalition Rev. Frederick Haynes III

Haynes is the pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas and is a mentee of Jackson.

‘Loudmouth’: 5 Lessons From Rev. Al Sharpton On How To Be An Effective Activist

The documentary on the civil rights veteran debuts on BET on Feb. 25. Here's a little of what we learned.

Let Your Voice Be Heard: 8 Black Leaders Who Refuse To Be Silenced

In the spirit of Rev. Al Sharpton's new documentary 'Loudmouth' here are several Black activists who won't keep quiet in the name of justice.

Sandy Williams, Prominent Washington State Civil Rights Activist, Dies In Plane Crash

Williams, who published a Black newspaper in Spokane, was on a plane with eight other adults and one child, all of whom perished.

Black History Month: 10 Black Grassroots Activists In The Movement Today

There is a long tradition of freedom fighters lifting Black people up, but there are also a number of young people continuing to forge that path. Here are 10 of them…