Op-Ed

Child Watch: From Freedom Summer to Freedom Schools

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist As a brand new law school graduate in 1963 I was fortunate enough to receive one of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) first two fellowships to help young attorneys seeking to practice in the South. After a year Read More

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National

2 Miss. Museums to Take on its Turbulent History

by EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi breaks ground Thursday on side-by-side museums that are expected to break ground of their own in how they depict the Southern state once rocked by racial turmoil, one promising a frank focus on civil Read More