Civil Rights Movement
We talked to the influential critic about Black Macho, how the black patriarchy has been ignoring black women since the civil rights movement, and why young black feminists give her hope.
We talked to the influential critic about 'Black Macho,' how the black patriarchy has been ignoring black women since the civil rights movement, and why young black feminists give her hope.
When 54-year-old Otis Byrd was found hanging from a tree in this former hotbed of racial terrorism, many people suspected foul play—even though the authorities say his death was a suicide.
A new documentary about lawyer, judge, and state senator Constance Baker Motley profiles her life's work as a courageous and unprecedented champion for civil rights.
Fifty years after the march that spurred the Voting Rights Act, civil rights leaders in towns like Macon, Georgia face an uphill battle to stop discrimination at the polls.
Before there was Selma, there was Birmingham — and an iconic a photo of a 15-year-old boy, a police officer, and a snarling police dog that shocked the nation.
Less than three months after Brown's death in Ferguson, with Officer Darren Wilson still free and unindicted, the anger of a moment has quickly evolved into a full-on movement.
Separation, inequality and school segregation are alive and well in the United States.
Don Kates is a Yale-educated lawyer who started his legal career fighting for civil rights in the South during the 1960s. A few years later, however, he ended up at the NRA, defending the Second Amendment and inspiring many of the gun rights mantras...