NAACP leadership in attendance at the meeting included right to left, Leon W. Russell, Chairman, board of directors; Derrick Johnson, President, NAACP, Russell M. Nelson,..
Civil rights leader and two-time U.S. presidential candidate, Rev. Jesse Jackson was an honored guest and featured speaker at the opening of the new Museum..
Though pioneering journalist Richard Durham (1917-1984) made Chicago his home, the subject of Professor Sonja D. Williams’s “Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom”..
Today, legendary singer, actor and activist Harry Belafonte’s celebrated his 90th birthday. For decades, Belafonte has been a leading voice for civil rights. He was..
Willie B. Wazir Peacock, a civil rights veteran with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), passed away April 17 at home in San Pablo...