Of all the contributions for which Harry Belafonte will be remembered, perhaps none is more enduring than the celebrated entertainer’s lifelong support for youth activism.
Emmett Till and his mother Mamie Till-Mobley are posthumously being honored with a Congressional Gold Medal.
"The Harvard and UNC cases pending before the Supreme Court seek to reverse four decades of precedent and prevent colleges and universities from ever considering race or ethnicity in admissions in any way and for any reason," said Professor Hawkins.
As corporate donations to fight racial inequality seemingly slow, the need for investment in the next generation of Black talent at HBCUs remains vital. IBM and Target spoke to NewsOne about their efforts.
On the second anniversary of his murder, Houston will be unveiling a statue of George Floyd in a park in his hometown.
The National Park Service is awarding $16.2 million in grants to preserve historic landmarks connected to the civil rights movement.
The Chicago home where revolutionary activist Fred Hampton spent his childhood years has received landmark status.
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