• July 28, 2020

    When the horse-drawn wagon carrying the body of Rep. John Lewis began to make its way up the Edmund Pettus Bridge, it felt like there was a stirring of the ancestors, those in that “great cloud of witnesses” whose spirits are ever with us and who were with a young John Lewis the day police officers nearly killed him for daring to march across the bridge as part of the work to get black people ...

  • January 20, 2014
    Nearly 50 years after his death it is King's words and deeds that live on in the American memory -- not that of the racists who hated him or the Black Power advocates who scorned him.
  • July 25, 2013
    Learn about fifteen important events in the 1950s and 1960s that changed the course of the fight for racial equality in America.
  • July 25, 2013
    Words of wisdom from Nelson Mandela, Maidred Maguire, John Lewis, Tim DeChristopher, Grace Lee Boggs and James Cone.