civil rights

First Rosa Parks Biopic to Begin Production in 2019

First Rosa Parks Feature Film Biopic to Begin Production in 2019

For the first time, a  feature biopic about civil rights icon Rosa Parks is in…

The Best of Enemies, Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson Stars in Civil Rights Drama ‘The Best of Enemies’

Taraji P. Henson stars alongside Sam Rockwell in The Best of Enemies, a drama about the desegregation…

Linda Brown of Historic ‘Brown v. Board of Education’ Lawsuit, Dies at 76

Linda Brown who was the little third-grade girl at the center of the 1954 Brown…

Canada Reveals New $10 Bill Featuring Country’s Black Civil Rights Legend

A Black Canadian civil rights icon was honored for her trail-blazing acts of defiance in…

Video: Woman Returns to Site Where KKK Took Her Sister’s Life

More than five decades ago, Lisa McNair’s life changed forever when her sister, Denise McNair,…

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#WhenBlackWomenLead: Invisible No More

Black women have always been at the forefront of the most progressive movements in this…

EXCLUSIVE: Isaiah Washington Wants You to Know These Overlooked Civil Rights Icons

In an exclusive interview with EBONY, Isaiah Washington dishes on new TV One original Behind the…

Samuel L. Jackson Urges Celebrities to Join in Protesting 'Racist Police'

Why Samuel L. Jackson Was Allegedly Expelled from Morehouse

Some of the best and brightest activists, entertainers and leaders in the world have went…

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. & His Love for Coretta

Today marks what would have been the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 88th birthday.…

Statue Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unveiled Outside Of Georgia Capitol

Twitter Gathers Celebrities to Reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.

As the world prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s passing,…