Sunday, September 22, 2019

Tag: Civil Rights Movement

Emmett Till Memorialized At Tree Planting Ceremony...

In memory of Emmett Till and his tragic death, a sycamore tree was planted at the Capitol yesterday. Till, a teenager from Chicago visiting his...

You Will Be Shocked at Forest Whitaker’s...

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Watch How the US Government Has Historically...

Video clip from the film "Heard it Through the Grapevine"

With Fate of Senate in Hands of...

As many prognosticators begin to coalesce around the prediction that Democrats will lose the Senate in the midterm elections, experts now believe that the...

Watch How The Deacons Of Defense Were...

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On 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act,...

  Today is the 50th anniversary of the day President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation promising to establish individual equality of opportunity under the law...

6 Athletes Who Would Have Had More...

Muhammad Ali Former professional boxer Muhammad Ali is generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport’s history. But the champion was not only highly...

10 Forgotten Photos of The Civil Rights...

Images of the civil rights movement have, for many reasons, been narrowed down to a handful of familiar images that tell a  story of...

10 Forgotten Photos of The Civil Rights...

Images of the civil rights movement have, for many reasons, been narrowed down to a handful of familiar images that tell a  story of...

5 Ways Integration Underdeveloped Black America

Black Wealth Stagnated or Declined After Integration During segregation, Blacks were forced to start and support the businesses in their own communities. Many of...

1963: A Defining Year For Civil Rights...

On 28 August, in the shadow of Lincoln's monument, Martin Luther King announced to the March on Washington during his famous "I have a dream" speech that "1963...

Boyce Watkins: Gay Rights Movement Not the...

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Syracuse University professor Boyce Watkins and journalist LZ Granderson about NBA player Jason Collins coming out, and the comparison...

Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled at US Capitol

Rosa Parks is now the first black woman to have a full-length statue in the US National Statuary Hall, with congressional leaders joining more...

Alvin Ailey's 'Revelations' Brings Our Culture's History...

The beloved, nationally acclaimed Alvin Ailey Dance Theater came to Atlanta’s historic Fox Theater this week to put on an incredible show that told...

ABS Honors Black History: Rosa Parks, The...

As we embark on Black History Month here at Atlanta Black Star, we are going to take a unique look throughout the month at...

Artist Charlotta Janssen Pays Homage to ‘Freedom...

Far off from the public eye, the Brooklyn Navy Yard looms over the Brooklyn waterfront, quiet and unassuming as a warehouse. From its outside, you’d never...

Texas Trying to Reverse Major Victory of...

The Voting Rights Act—a cherished safeguard for minority voters since 1965—has been under siege for two years and this week faces one of its...

A Black Pastor’s Support For Gay Marriage...

An African-American pastor's support for same-sex marriage costs him his congregation. Twenty-two years ago, Reverend Oliver White founded Grace Community United Church of Christ in...

Black Southern Baptist Leader Rebukes Obama On...

A pastor who led the Southern Baptist Convention to adopt a resolution in 2009 applauding the election of Barack Obama as America’s first African-American...