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“It’s an opportunity for me to use my voice to help in finding a cure for the disease,” Jackson said in a statement.
The 83-year-old civil rights activist opened a new account in pursuit of social justice.
“Love will always be triumphant over hate,” said Gregory.
“Investing in Black women's political leadership is a solid return on investment,” the women said in a letter to Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez.
A form of protest coined in the Civil Rights Movement is aided by techniques of modern-day protests.
A passionate activist, her protest put the civil rights movement into high gear.
Prominent leaders and friends are mourning the death of a civil rights icon.
Keynote speaker at the 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity Announcement Dinner Rev. Jesse Jackson discussed how diversity in the workplace adds value to a company, the legacy of the civil rights movement, and his quest to change Silicon Valley.
Some pro-Confederates decide to head off a proposed march on the burial site of Civil War soldiers and KKK members, including Edmund Pettus.
President Obama and others recount the historic “Bloody Sunday” march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala.
In a town that very recently tried to right some of the wrongs of its racist past, the KKK kicked off Black History Month with a vulgar reminder that racism is still alive. See what they did here.
The Friendship Nine, who were arrested during the Civil Rights movement for a sit-in, had their convictions and sentences officially vacated at Rock Hill Municipal Court in South Carolina.
With civil rights at the forefront this year, one can only imagine the powerful words Dr. King would deliver to protesters nationwide.