Tag: Civil Rights

SLIDESHOW: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

This week, the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, one of the largest political rallies in U.S. history and a key event in the civil-rights movement. For a full list of events and to find out how you can attend and participate,…

Re-Centering the History in Black History: Rutgers University's Dr. Clement Alexander Price

Despite an impressive list of prestigious awards and national accomplishments, Rutgers University’s Dr. Clement Alexander Price is a remarkably down-to-earth person. A Black historian and community activist, Price is the Rutgers Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of History at the Newark, N.J., campus. Price is most known for founding…

Why This Attorney Makes Global Human Rights His Personal Challenge

Diversity and inclusion isn’t limited to company walls or country boundaries, says Raymond M. Brown. Hislife work fighting global human-rights violations started in a low-income housing project in Jersey City, N.J.His values and priorities were set early on by his father, Raymond A. Brown, a noted criminal attorney and civil-rights…

Discover America's Black History

“Anyone who lived through the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. almost can’t come through the National Civil Rights Museum because the event is so vivid in your mind. It’s chilling. You almost relive some of what you yourself may have experienced in those days,” says President…

Lynching, Oppression, Lost Potential: Why Blacks Fled the South

The migration of Blacks from the American South to the North is “the greatest untold story of the 20th century,” Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson said to an audience of CEOs and senior executives at DiversityInc’s diversity conference in Washington, D.C. Her book, “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic…

Taking Risks for Your Brothers: The Power of Dr. King's Words

By Raymond Brown Brown works in the litigation department at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith and Davis and is chair of its White Collar Defense & Corporate Compliance Practice Group. He is an expert on global human rights. Brown will speak atDiversityInc’s April 2425 diversity conference, Managing the Global War for Talent….

Civil-Rights Progress: Helping LGBT Youth

By Dr. Eliza Byard Dr. Byard is the executive director ofGLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network. As we head into this long weekend in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the family of Robert Champion is mourning his death and suing those they hold responsible for their…