civil rights

He’s been trying to tell us for years “I’m not your average Joe!” Soul singer, chart topper, Joe Thomas opens his heart on his latest single. His powerful rendition of Otis Reddings” Tenderness” is right on time. “Our Anthem” a recreation of the national anthem and an emotional wrestling with America’s racial, political, and cultural issues. Video […]

Monday night's event highlighted historic speeches by civil rights heroes like MLK, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Sojourner Truth, and Shirley Chisholm, recited by Lin Miranda-Manuel, Andre Holland, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte.

Gloria Richardson was a civil rights leader in Maryland who led a series of protests in the Eastern Shore region. The Cambridge Movement was one…

CNN anchor Don Lemon, who has criticized Black Lives Matter and other activists for standing up for their rights, told The New York Times in a recent interview that if he weren’t a journalist, he would be a writer like James Baldwin, or an activist like Malcolm X. “I’d probably be a writer like James […]

There are some big problems going on in the country right now and we have the power to fix them. Gun violence, police brutality, and high…

Roland Martin talks to filmmaker Keith Beauchamp about his plans for a Emmett Till movie in light of the 60th anniversary of his death. “This…

Civil Rights Leader And Former NAACP Chairman Passed After A Brief Illness. CLICK HERE for story.

    Author/activist Tim Wise has made a career out of studying and critiquing whiteness, so he’s the perfect person to discuss all of the…

Malcolm X remains one of the most important figures of the American Civil Rights Movement, and his transformation into a vocal human rights activist added…

Indiana’s governor Mike Pence and state legislators did the right thing by amending the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The bill, which as presented to…

03/27/15 – Donnell Rawlings explains how he would not have been able to survive during the Civil Rights Movement and …. slavery. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook.…

Over 100 Cincinnatians Gather To Discuss Civil Rights And Other Issues. CLICK HERE for story.