The 10th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was celebrated on-site on Oct. 21 with a ceremony attended by special guests President Joe Biden, Vice-President Kamala Harris, Speaker […]
“The right of voting for representatives is the primary right by which other rights are protected. To take away this right is to reduce a man to slavery, for slavery […]
Hundreds of advocates for voting and civil rights assembled on Black Lives Matter Plaza, a few blocks from the White House on Saturday, July 17, to mark the one year […]
The civil rights leader, a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, died on March 27.
The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s choreographer in residence, Dana Tai Soon Burgess, premiered a new performance in response to the museum’s exhibition “One Life: Marian Anderson” on Feb. 3 and […]
On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, 42 year old Rosa Parks ignored a bus driver’s demand to give up her seat in the “colored section” to a white passenger […]