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Autherine Lucy Foster, A Critical Figure in the Civil Rights Movement, Dies at 92

Autherine Foster “was the embodiment of courage,” said Rep. Chris England, D-Tuscaloosa, who chairs the organization. “As the first Black student to attend the...

Kamala Harris marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ anniversary in Selma

By Kim Chandler, Associated Press Vice President Kamala Harris visited Selma, Alabama, on Sunday to commemorate a defining moment in the fight for equal voting...

Historic Coretta Scott home where she wed MLK now forgotten

By Jay Reeves, Associated Press Bullet holes pock a rusted mailbox outside the vacant home where Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott were married...
Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson To Receive Honor At NAACP Image Awards

Samuel L. Jackson will receive the Chairman's Award during the 53rd NAACP Image Awards this month. The Associated Press The NAACP announced Thursday, February 3, that...
This undated file photo shows Emmett Till

Senate Passes Bill to Honor Emmett Till and His Mother

By The Associated Press Till was abducted, tortured and killed after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman at a grocery store in rural...