Vernon Jordan, the legendary civil rights activist and former advisor to President Bill Clinton, died peacefully at his home Monday evening surrounded by family. He was 85 years old. Jordan grew up in the south and studied law at Howard University. He joined the civil rights movement and helped build […]Read More
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After 56 years, the family of Malcolm X is calling to have his murder investigation reopened. A former New York Police Department undercover officer made a deathbed confession, writing a letter claiming that the wrong man was accused in Malcolm X’s murder, and in fact, the FBI and NYPD were […]Read More
WASHINGTON — A horse-drawn carriage, the American flag, military salutes and an outpouring of love and support from leaders across the nation, Rep. John Lewis is being laid to rest in grand fashion. It’s not that anyone is surprised, but in true Donald Trump fashion, the president of the United […]Read More
He was known for making ‘Good Trouble,’ historically never backing down from a fight in the name of justice and civil rights, and he fought until the very end of what he described as one of his toughest battles. Longtime Congressman John Robert Lewis died Friday after a six-month battle […]Read More