The White House Presents '50 Years Forward'

The White House Presents '50 Years Forward'

by Brooke Obie

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the… Read More

‘I Have a Dream’<br />
[VIDEO+TEXT]

‘I Have a Dream’
[VIDEO+TEXT]

by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration… Read More

MOW ‘Master Strategist’ Bayard Rustin Finally Recognized

MOW ‘Master Strategist’ Bayard Rustin Finally Recognized

by Rod McCullom

Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of… Read More

Anthony Stokes Receives Heart Transplant

Anthony Stokes Receives Heart Transplant

by Dr. Caleph B. Wilson

  Before receiving a heart… Read More

Post-Katrina,<br />
Black Families Still More Vulnerable to Extreme Weather

Post-Katrina,
Black Families Still More Vulnerable to Extreme Weather

by Tracey Ross

This week marks eight years since Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Gulf Coast, devastating much of New Orleans. Immediately after… Read More

Women, a Constant Force in the Fight for Democracy

Women, a Constant Force in the Fight for Democracy

by Jotaka Eaddy

Fifty years ago, Daisy Bates was one of only two women to deliver remarks at the 1963 March on Washington.  In a 142-word speech… Read More

Black Women Face Wealth Gap 50 Years After the March

Black Women Face Wealth Gap 50 Years After the March

by Mariko Chang, Ph.D. and Lillian Bowie-Singh

Fifty years ago this August in Washington D.C., Martin Luther King Jr. led the nation’s largest political rally of its time… Read More

Jay Z and Beyoncé Didn’t Buy the Regal Theater...<br />
But They Should Have

Jay Z and Beyoncé Didn’t Buy the Regal Theater...
But They Should Have

by Rod McCullom

Jay Z and Beyoncé are not investing in a landmark Chicago theater. Read More

At the Intersection:<br />
Equal Opportunity for All

At the Intersection:
Equal Opportunity for All

by Alexis McGill Johnson

Fifty years ago this week, hundreds of thousands of Americans joined Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in preparation for the historic… Read More

[DREAM DEFENDERS]<br />
We Believe That We Will Win

[DREAM DEFENDERS]
We Believe That We Will Win

by Kristian Rainge-Campbell

Trayvon Martin is neither the present-day Emmett Till, nor is he the victim of an isolated phenomenon of injustice. Trayvon’s… Read More

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