civil rights

Coretta Scott King would have been 84 years old today. The wife of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. worked tirelessly after her husband’s death in 1968 to carry on his legacy and only recently began to slow down her efforts. King died in her sleep in 2006 from cardio-respiratory failure, cerebral vascular illness and […]

Via: A very hilarious spoof has surfaced featuring Wayne Brady as Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. The video is called “Real Housewives of Civil Rights.” This is hard to grasp during Black History Month, but it’s pretty damn funny! Created by Nefetari Spencer and Angela Yarbrough, Elite Delta Force 3 is an all female women […]

1964 After 12 days of debate and voting on 125 amendments, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by a vote of 290-130. The bill prohibited any state or local government or public facility from denying access to anyone because of race or ethnic origin. It further gave the U.S. […]

PHOENIX – The debate over Arizona's new illegal immigrant law will likely move from protest lines and talk shows to the courtroom, where a judge could be asked to decide whether the state can enforce laws that until now had been the federal government's exclusive domain.

As we celebrate Black History month, we pay tribute to Rosa Parks. Rosa Parks was a modest seamstress on her way home from work when…