Tag: civil-rights

Civil Rights Icon Robert Moses Dies At 86

Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who endured beatings and jail while leading black voter registration drives in the American South during the 1960s...

Tulsa Race Massacre Survivors Recall Century-Old Horrors During Congressional Hearing

Centenarians who survived the 1921 destruction of a thriving Black district in Tulsa, Oklahoma, told members of Congress at a hearing on Wednesday that they are...

Civil Rights Icon and Congressman John Lewis Dies

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who battled on the front lines of the civil rights movement in the 1960s and then spent three decades “as...

Why Black activists are fighting for D.C. statehood

As a kid, Demi Stratmon saw the phrase “Taxation without Representation” stamped on the license plates in her home city of D.C. Though she didn’t...