Julian Bond: A Dedicated Life of Service
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Julian Bond: A Dedicated Life of Service

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   Horace Julian Bond was born Jan. 14, 1940…

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Why Civil Rights Leader Diane Nash Refused to March at Selma
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Why Civil Rights Leader Diane Nash Refused to March at Selma

Abby Phillip, THE WASHINGTON POST   (The Washington Post)—One of the civil rights movement’s most prominent…

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DuBois and Trotter: My Civil Rights Heroes
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DuBois and Trotter: My Civil Rights Heroes

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist     In the interest of full disclosure, I…

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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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Jimmie Lee Jackson Inspired Selma March
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Jimmie Lee Jackson Inspired Selma March

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   Although Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and John…

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Oprah Suffers Twitter Backlash for Comments about Protesters
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Oprah Suffers Twitter Backlash for Comments about Protesters

Tom Kludt, CNNMoney   NEW YORK (CNNMoney)—Oprah Winfrey, meet the leaders of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.…

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Civil Rights Leaders at Odds as Ferguson Protests Grow
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Civil Rights Leaders at Odds as Ferguson Protests Grow

Yamiche Alchidor, USA TODAY   (USA Today)—Protests against police treatment of black people have laid…

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Questions Rising over Who’s in Charge of Protests
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Questions Rising over Who’s in Charge of Protests

Jesse J. Holland, ASSOCIATED PRESS   WASHINGTON (AP) — Who, if anyone, is leading the…

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The Black Athlete: Marion Barry Jr.—A Tribute from His Biographer
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The Black Athlete: Marion Barry Jr.—A Tribute from His Biographer

By Omar Tyree NNPA Columnist   My admiration of Marion Barry Jr., who died Nov.…

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Marion Barry: the People’s Mayor
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Marion Barry: the People’s Mayor

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Washington, D.C. just lost an icon. In the early morning…

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