Civil Rights & Social Justice

The Celtics legend sought worth in basketball amid the civil rights movement's racial tumult.

An interracial group of 16 people met resistance during their travels 75 years ago.

Willam T. Coleman Jr. --- a champion of civil rights who spent time as a cabinet secretary and influential lawyer in front of the Supreme Court --- died at the age of 96 from complications from Alzheimer’s disease at his Alexandria, Virginia home Friday.

Roger Wilkins, who articulated the Black struggle from elite circles, dies at age 85.