civil rights movement

It was 50 years ago this week that I fell madly in love with Denise McNair. That love was unrequited. If you don’t immediately recognize…

From the pulpit to the parks, the city of Birmingham this week is looking for thousands of people to visit that city this week to…

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington when over 200,000 people heard Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message. Many are familiar with…

As a co-host for “Keeping it Real with Al Sharpton,” a nationally syndicated radio show, I listened respectfully when a black caller questioned the reasoning…

Gabrielle Union will be at the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington on Saturday but don’t expect to see boyfriend Dwyane Wade there with…

For the first time in 157 years, the Mississippi State Medical Association has selected a black physician to head its organization. The 5,000-member medical group…

When people think of the March on Washington, the first person that comes to mind is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But volunteers of the…

Sybil, J. and a bunch of the TJMS/Reach Media staff went to a screening of the new Lee Daniels’ film, “The Butler.”  It stars Forest…

EDITOR’S NOTE: Special thanks to Crystal Nickens Freeman of Atlanta, Ga., daughter of Barbara Pace Hunt for this submission. Barbara Pace Hunt was the lead…

Today, attorney Eugene K. Pettis will be sworn-in as the first black president of the Florida Bar Association. He will lead America’s second-largest state bar…

Slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers was the first Mississippi Field Secretary of the NAACP. After running sit-ins and boycotts in Mississippi, the Evers’ home…

When people think of the March on Washington, the first person who comes to mind is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But volunteers of the…