Civil Rights Movement

In 1960 African-American students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College led a series of nonviolent protests at the lunch counter of Woolworth’s department store.

As the nation celebrates Jackie Robinson Day, here are some interesting details about one of the most famous men of the outfield.

Bob Adelman, widely known for his photography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, has died at the age of 85, NPR reports.

American Girl has emerged as one of the top businesses of its sort, selling millions of its beloved dolls and books aimed at young girls since debuting in 1986. This summer the company will reveal its latest doll, a girl from the civil rights era named Melody Ellison, as reported by CBS News. https://twitter.com/MelodyBodette/status/701943128249516032 The […]

Sutton died "peacefully" at Saint Joseph Hospital in Atlanta on Saturday, Alta Sutton, the leader's daughter, said.

When Clinton's campaign changed her "H" logo on Tuesday to incorporate an image of Rosa Parks in commemoration of the 60 year anniversary of Parks' refusal to move to the back of the bus for a White passenger in Montgomery, Alabama, Twitter downright lost its mind.

Whoopi Goldberg is set to produce a film about the life of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old boy who was murdered in 1955.

Leader, scholar, writer, and acclaimed civil rights hero, Julian Bond, has passed away.

  Blacks in baseball history matters! The Anderson Monarchs Little League Baseball team from South Philly will embarked on the Barnstorming Tour in honor of the Civil Rights Movement and the Negro League featuring baseball hero Jackie Robinson.  The little leaguers will travel up and down the coast on a 23-day,  20- city tour playing baseball wherever the […]

We all know what a central role the Black church had during the civil rights movement of the 20th century, but what role can it…

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.…