Aretha Franklin was born and rose to fame during the segregation era. She inspired millions of black Americans and supported the fight for racial equality.
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Martin Luther King Jr. had an monumental impact on the American Civil Rights Movement and on American democracy in general. Also see our section on Civil Rights, African-American Voting Rights, or Minority Voting Rights.
Although five full decades have passed since he was martyred in 1968, his words are just as relevant today
Martin Luther King Jr. has come to be revered as a hero who led a nonviolent struggle to reform and redeem the US
A Dodge Super Bowl ad has attracted criticism for its use of a sermon by Martin Luther King Jr. to sell trucks
The struggles of black women in America must be heard. And, their resilience and determination through it all must be recognized. Once they, too, are educationally and economically empowered, society will benefit as a whole.
Blackout for Human Rights hosted its 3rd Annual “MLK Now”, a free event celebrating the words and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and I was there to take pictures.
It is incredibly important to remember his role as one of history’s most important proponents of voting rights and democracy
More than most years, 2018 will be a year filled with remembrances of Martin Luther King, Jr.,
Mom like all matriarchs in our family came from a generation that had great work ethic and incredibly strong determination, something inherent in most working class people that learned to fend for themselves.
On this day Lyndon B. Johnson addressed Congress urging legislation that would guarantee voting rights