Bernie Sanders’ Rallies for Rights

Bernie Sanders’ Rallies for Rights

In the 1960s, Bernie Sanders was a civil rights activist. In more present times, he has firmly stood his ground during movements against the Iraq war and discrimination based on sexual orientation. His activist past was apparent at the Los Angeles Sports Arena on August 10, when 27,500 people gathered in his support in order […]

Emmett Till and the Whistle for Civil Rights

Emmett Till and the Whistle for Civil Rights

Sixty years ago, in the small town of Money, Mississippi, a young Chicagoan was kidnaped, brutally maimed and murdered in an act of racial violence. It was Aug. 28, 1955; a time of heavy racism and segregation in the South. The boy was 14-year-old Emmett Till, whose whistle and the horrific torment and murder it caused made U.S. history and galvanized the […]

Malcolm X: 50 Years Remembered [Video]

Malcolm X: 50 Years Remembered [Video]

Malcolm X was assassinated February 21, 1965. There was a memorial in New York City in his honor Saturday.  A blue spotlight shone on the exact spot Malcolm X was shot. Malcolm X was a Muslim leader addressing his Muslim followers.  Malcolm X: 50 years remembered. Malcolm X believed that black people could change the […]