Civil Rights Movement

A monument celebrating the love and legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King has risen in Boston—the city where the two first met.

Emmett Till and his mother Mamie Till-Mobley are posthumously being honored with a Congressional Gold Medal.

The late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis will be honored with a U.S. Postal Service stamp.

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

The National Park Service is awarding $16.2 million in grants to preserve historic landmarks connected to the civil rights movement.

While some things have improved markedly for Black Americans in the past 50-odd years, today we are still fighting many of the same battles as Dr. King did in his day.

A new children’s book will capture Ruby Bridges’ story; illustrating her bravery and resilience.

through the prophetic preaching tradition already well established by his time, Rev. Dr. Martin Liuther King Jr. brought people of every tribe, class and creed closer toward forming “God’s beloved community” – an anchor of love and hope for humankind.

One of the most fascinating aspects of Sidney Poitier’s career was his political and racial symbolism and how, in many ways, his screen life intertwined with that of the civil rights movement – and Martin Luther King himself.

The space where Detroit’s first Black-owned bookstore lived has received a preservation grant from the National Park Service.

Florida man Adam Jenne recently got himself banned from United Airlines after being booted from a flight for wearing a thong on his face instead of a mask in protest of mask mandates on flights. He later compared his plight to Rosa Parks'.

Legislation has been introduced to make Rosa Parks Day a national holiday.