The NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous announced Sunday that he plans to step down at the end of the year.
August 28th marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most seminal events in the civil rights struggle. The March on Washington for jobs and freedom was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in U.S. history.
A Miami teenager’s name was included in speeches and on the minds of thousands of people as they marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, in Washington, D.C.
The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Marting sparked nationwide protests calling for “justice for Trayvon.”
A gun group has raised thousands of dollars to help pay for security for George Zimmerman, but the money could end up being used to pay for defense costs and fees.
The Rev. Al Sharpton will lead a national “Justice for Trayvon” day in 100 cities this weekend including Miami to press for federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman.
The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly reviewing evidence to determine whether criminal civil rights charges are warranted against George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.
April 15 is known to most Americans as tax day. For New Englanders this year, it’s Patriot’s Day. But across the baseball world, April 15 is Jackie Robinson Day.
A dedication ceremony to honor late civil rights activist Jesse J. McCrary, Jr. will take place at the Little River Post Office February 22nd.
Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones, who was acquitted of corruption charges last year, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against those who accused her of wrongdoing.