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Black man behind ‘separate but equal’ ruling is pardoned

By Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press Louisiana’s governor on Wednesday posthumously pardoned Homer Plessy, the Black man whose arrest for refusing to leave a whites-only railroad...

Homer Plessy, key to ‘separate but equal,’ on road to pardon

By Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press A Louisiana board on Friday voted to pardon Homer Plessy, whose decision to sit in a “whites-only" railroad car to...

Expanded Museum Traces Legacy of Slavery in America

By Kim Chandler, Associated Press The statues of chained men, women and children stick hauntingly out of sand as simulated waves crash overhead, a symbol...

The Case for Reparations: Cal Task Force Hears Painful Personal, Family Stories

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌, California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ Last week, California’s Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals took an expansive but deeply personalized look...

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...