Government Reopens Investigation Of Emmett Till MurderThe federal government has reopened its investigation into the murder of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world.
Commitment To MLK's Unfinished Work Remains 50 Years LaterDr. Martin Luther King's legacy continues, evident today in a new generation protesting many of the same issues the civil rights leader confronted 50 years ago: inequality, police brutality and poverty.
Linda Brown, Student In Brown v. Board Of Education Case, DiesLinda Brown Thompson, who as a young girl was the student at the center of the Brown v. Board of Education case that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has died.
Alabama City Re-Enacts March That Sparked "Bloody Sunday"Throngs of people converged in the city of Selma, Alabama, for the annual re-enactment of a key event in the civil rights movement. Sunday marked the 52nd anniversary of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
Julian Bond, Former NAACP Chairman And Activist, Dies At 75Bond died in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, after a brief illness, according to a statement issued Sunday by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Restaurant Owner Recalls Equal Rights Movement & Change In DallasA half-century ago Martin Luther King Junior changed the world, but on this day there is also another ceremonious American milestone – the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Voting Rights Act.
Civil Rights Act Signing Recreated In Texas Via Twitter The LBJ Presidential Library is marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act by using technology that's decidedly 2014.