Civil rights

Black + Iconic: Bayard Rustin

Morgan State University junior Dave, reflects on the significance of having an LGBTQ leader in the Civil Rights movement fighting for freedom.

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.

Atty. Ben Crump Demands Investigation Into the Discovery of 215 bodies Buried in a Pauper's Grave Behind Mississippi jail

Many of the families of the deceased never knew they were buried because they were never contacted by authorities.

Third Man In Mississippi Buried In Pauper's Grave Without Family Knowledge

Jonathan David Hankins died in May but his family didn’t find out he was buried in December.

Mistrial Declared in Trial of Ex-Officer Accused in Breonna Taylor Civil Rights Case, Jury Left Deadlocked

Brett Hankison had faced life in prison, but jurors could not come to an agreement on his guilt.
Equal Justice Initiative, Kiss Case

Two Black Men Recount Their Childhood Trauma of Being Arrested, Jailed, and Beaten After White Girl Kissed Them on the Cheek

In one fateful moment, the lives of James Hanover Thompson and David Simpson were forever changed, destroying their childhood innocence and perpetually tying them to “The Kissing Case.”

Philadelphia Event Focuses On Keeping Civil Rights Movement Stories Alive

Former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young and other icons commemorated 10 years of Comcast’s ‘Voices of the Civil Rights Movement.’

Hooters To Pay Black Workers $650,000 In Lawsuit Settlement

The employees claimed they were subject to ‘racist comments and discriminatory hiring practices’ by the management team of the restaurant.