civil rights movement
‘No Straight Lines’ Montgomery Mayor Steven L. Reed Talks About His Memoir and Leadership in a Changing South
In BET.com’s latest ‘Conversation With the Mayor’ Reed shares his vision for the future of Montgomery, ‘the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement.’
Birmingham Church Bombing 60 Years Later: Looking At the City From The Viewpoint of Those Impacted By It
In 1963 racists attacked a Baptist church in a town central to the Civil RIghts movement, now the mayor and the sister of one of the victims reflect on how far things have come.
Biden To Establish National Monument Honoring Emmett Till And Mamie Till-Mobley
Till’s death and his mother’s activism was a catalyst to the Civil Rights Movement, now a monument to them will be erected.
John Lewis Honored With A New Forever Stamp By The U.S. Postal Service
The Lewis forever stamp will be issued in July.
Civil Rights Attorney Fred Gray Receives NAACP LDF’s Lifetime Achievement Award
The 92-year old activist, state legislator, and preacher was honored for his numerous contributions to America’s most important civil rights battles.
Alabama’s Black Belt, With Its Rich Civil Rights Legacy, Named National Heritage Area
The region played a central role in the Civil Rights Movement, from the Montgomery bus boycotts to the training of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen.
Sister Of Girl Killed In 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing Still Waiting For Compensation From State
Sarah Collins Rudolph was 12 when a KKK terrorist attacked killed four Black girls.
Civil Rights Pioneer Claudette Colvin Asks Court To Expunge Her 1955 Arrest
She refused to give up her seat on a bus before Rosa Parks ignited the civil rights movement.