The Groveland Four “were the victims of gross injustices and that their abhorrent treatment by the criminal justice system is a shameful chapter in this state’s history,”.
Goodloe Sutton, longtime publisher of The Democrat-Reporter in Linden, Ala., is offering no apologies for his violent rhetoric, however, and said he’d “do it all over again” if he could.
Harris called lynching a part of the country’s “uncomfortable history” that she said has never been “truly acknowledged” or “reconciled.”
Nearly 51 Years After His Assassination, Kansas City Will Rename Street To Honor Martin Luther King Jr.
Leaders in Kansas City, Missouri, one of the nation’s largest cities without a public memorial to Martin Luther King Jr., voted to rename a 10-mile stretch of roadway after the civil rights leader.
Angela Davis has been reoffered an award from an Alabama civil rights museum after it sparked controversy for rescinding the honor this month.
We call on everyone who believes in MLK legacy to embrace his methods of nonviolence and to work for social and economic reformS.
Kevin Steincross, an anchor on Fox2 St. Louis, was discussing an upcoming tribute to the civil rights leader when he pronounced Dr. King’s last name as an anti-black slur during the 5 a.m. broadcast.
A South Carolina town’s post office will be named in honor of its first black postmaster, Frazier B. Baker, who was lynched in 1898 after he refused to resign.
The childhood of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been in the King family since 1909.
More than 6,000 people have signed a petition that calls for the above statue honoring Martin Luther King Jr. to be replaced with a more realistic likeness.