We had the honor of speaking with civil rights icon Xernona Clayton just before the debut of her new BounceTV documentary.

An old interview transcript revealed the civil rights icons were not foes.


Celebrate the icon's birthday with these powerful quotes.

Black History Month

The civil rights icon whose refusal to give up her bus seat to a white passenger sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.

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

Ware ordered lower-ranking correctional officers to move two Black pretrial detainees, to a cell row housing white supremacist inmates

The Commission on Civil Rights was formed to help investigate voting and civil rights issues impacting the American people.

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

On his 97th birthday, Malcolm X remains one of the most important figures of the American Civil Rights Movement.

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

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A film about the story behind the iconic Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics is in the works.

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MasterClass will make its ‘Black History, Black Freedom, and Black Love’ course—led by intellectuals like Angela Davis, Nikole Hannah-Jones and Cornel West—free for streaming during Black History Month.