Starkville’s Unity Park will start accepting nominations Tuesday for individuals who have worked for civil rights for the Black community in Oktibbeha County.
Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died.
A Columbus legislator has filed a bill that would designate separate days to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
The last of three men tried and acquitted in an infamous civil rights slaying in Alabama has died.
A once-thriving all-black settlement in the New Mexico desert is a ghost town that rarely appears on maps.
A half-century ago, thousands joined a march across Mississippi to challenge a system that condoned violence against black people and suppressed their rights — issues still reverberating in today’s national debates about police violence.
The search for courtroom justice in the 1964 “Freedom Summer” killings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi’s Neshoba County is over, more than a half century after they died, but some Mississippians and the relatives of the slain men say the search for another kind of justice still is still ongoing.
One day short of the 52nd anniversary of three civil rights workers’ disappearance during Mississippi’s “Freedom Summer,” state and federal prosecutors said Monday that the investigation into the slayings is over.
The head of the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division says there’s more work to be done to guarantee the rights of citizens in Mississippi and nationwide.
Stagehand Kery Eller doesn’t own any Bruce Springsteen albums, but he would smash them if he did.