Friday, January 28, 2022
Home Tags Martin Luther King Jr.

Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

A projected image of Josephine Baker on the French Pantheon

Josephine Baker Honored at France’s Pantheon

Josephine Baker — the U.S.-born entertainer, anti-Nazi spy and civil rights activist — was inducted into France's Pantheon on Tuesday, becoming the first Black...

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...
A black and white photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Bid Considered to Wipe Alabama Arrest Records of King, Parks

By Jay Reeves, Associated Press The quest by a civil rights pioneer to have her arrest record wiped clean after nearly 70 years after she...

Jennifer Hudson Plays Her Idol Aretha Franklin in ‘Respect’

By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press Jennifer Hudson was fresh off her Oscar win for “Dreamgirls” when she was summoned to meet Aretha Franklin in 2007....

COMMENTARY: Always Right to Fight!

After the horrific murders of some of our Asian sisters in Georgia, the press started asking whether or not the Black community would align with them to stop the senseless racist attacks against them spurred on by Trump and his merry band of White Supremacists. It was devastating to me to read many of the social media responses and sickening to hear them among friends and family.