D’Army Bailey, National Civil Rights Museum Promoter, Dies
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D’Army Bailey, National Civil Rights Museum Promoter, Dies

Adrian Sainz, ASSOCIATED PRESS     MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — D’Army Bailey, a lawyer and…

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Baseball and Black History
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Baseball and Black History

Frank Bruni, THE NEW YORK TIMES PHILADELPHIA (The New York Times) — Last summer, a 13-year-old…

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Guy Carawan, Who Promoted ‘We Shall Overcome’ as Civil Rights Anthem, Dies
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Guy Carawan, Who Promoted ‘We Shall Overcome’ as Civil Rights Anthem, Dies

Emily Langer, THE WASHINGTON POST   (The Washington Post) — The tempo marking for “We…

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Rev. Franklin Graham Ignores Racism
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Rev. Franklin Graham Ignores Racism

By Rev. Amos C. Brown NNPA Guest Columnist   Easter was last Sunday, but Rev.…

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Billy Graham’s Civil Rights Work Picks up in Ferguson
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Billy Graham’s Civil Rights Work Picks up in Ferguson

Lilly Fowler, ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH   FERGUSON, Mo. (The St. Louis Post-Dispatch)—Ferguson is testing the civil…

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Slain Civil Rights Activist to Receive Posthumous Degree
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Slain Civil Rights Activist to Receive Posthumous Degree

Corey Williams, ASSOCIATED PRESS   DETROIT (AP) — For 24 years, a stone marker has…

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Don’t Overlook Contributions of Clarence Mitchell
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Don’t Overlook Contributions of Clarence Mitchell

By William Barber and Gary L. Bledsoe NNPA Guest Columnists Looking at our nation and…

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LBJ’s Defenders Cheapen his Accomplishments
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LBJ’s Defenders Cheapen his Accomplishments

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   Lyndon B. Johnson has done more to help…

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Obama to Focus on Civil Rights Struggles, Past and Present
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Obama to Focus on Civil Rights Struggles, Past and Present

Nedra Pickler, ASSOCIATED PRESS   WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, it’s a week…

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Don’t Forget Malcolm X in 50th Anniversary Celebrations
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Don’t Forget Malcolm X in 50th Anniversary Celebrations

By Ron Daniels NNPA Columnist     The 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the Selma…

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