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Last parent of a child killed in 1963 church bombing dies

By Associated Press Maxine McNair, the last living parent of any of the four Black girls killed in a 1963 Alabama church bombing, died Sunday....

Nashville Freedom Rider Ernest ‘Rip’ Patton Dies at 81

By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press Ernest “Rip” Patton, a member of the Nashville Freedom Riders and civil rights leader, has died, the Freedom Rides Museum...

Bloody Sunday Memorial Honors Late Civil Rights Giants

The commemoration of a pivotal moment in the fight for voting rights for African Americans honored four giants of the civil rights movement who...

COMMON GROUND THEATRE PRESENTS PLAY ABOUT LITTLE ROCK NINE

By Dorothy L. W. Smith, Guest Writer Photo by Yolanda Franklin In 1957, three years after the U. S. Supreme Court’s Brown vs. Board of Education...

MLK@90: NBA legend Bill Walton brings levity, laughter to Grizzlies MLK symposium

Arguably, it takes less courage these days. But it was still refreshing to hear Walton say what needs to be said. Even if he was a bit obnoxious about it to his fellow honorees.