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Historic March on Washington Anniversary Commemorated with Calls for Continued Civil Rights Struggle

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The original March on Washington, a cornerstone of the civil rights movement, drew approximately 250,000 participants in 1963. Its influence paved...

COMMENTARY– 60th Anniversary Of The March On Washington Celebrates Racial Unity & Collective Resistance To Extremism

The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was organized by six Black-led civil rights organizations: National Urban League, Southern Christian Leadership Conference,...

IN MEMORIAM: Harry Belafonte, Entertainment Icon and Human Rights Activist , Dies at 96

NNPA NEWSWIRE —  Known globally for both for his artistic ingenuity and humanitarian ideals, Belafonte became an early, vocal supporter of the Civil Rights...

OP-ED: Black History — Critical and Factual, Not Theory

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Black history has taken on new meaning in this polarized political era. Education Week reports that since January 2021, 14 Republican-led...

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and City Commissioners Honor Local Civil Rights Advocates at Fourth Annual Civil Rights Award Ceremony  

ORLANDO, FL - In celebration of the upcoming Juneteenth holiday and as part of the City of Orlando’s commitment to inclusion and diversity, Orlando Mayor...

A Noose, Lynching Jokes and Endless Racial Slurs: Black Elevator Mechanics and California Civil Rights Law Group File Lawsuit against Mitsubishi Electric

Mechanics claim they endured racial discrimination and harassment from white supervisors who boast about firing “undesirables.” OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Four elevator...

Civil Rights Icon Benjamin Chavis to Host Weekly Black Talk Show on PBS

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) - Civil rights icon Dr. Benjamin Chavis, former NAACP executive director and current president/CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association...

TGR COMMENTARY: Good But Dead

The Gantt ReportBy Lucius Gantt People of goodwill all over planet earth are mourning the passing of two civil rights legends. Congressman John Robert Lewis died...

Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit Demanding Better Conditions in Broward County Jail

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Even though parts of the state are reopening, it does not mean that the risk of COVID-19 outbreaks in jails has...

Civil Rights Organizations Release Troubling Findings of Wisconsin Voter Turnout in April 2020 Primary

New Findings Reveal Stark Racial Disparities and Barriers to the Ballot WASHINGTON, DC –Leading civil rights organizations today released a new analysis that reveals stark...

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