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MLK Jr. Freedom Center Delegation in Sacramento to Advocate for Civics Education

By Black Press USA Twenty-five high school age students and staff of the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center in Oakland spent the day in...

Black Americans mostly left behind by progress since Dr. King’s death

By Sharon Austin, University of Florida On Apr. 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, while assisting striking sanitation workers. Back...

Sidney Poitier – Hollywood’s first Black leading man reflected the civil rights movement on screen

By Aram Goudsouzian, University of Memphis In the summer of 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. introduced the keynote speaker for the 10th-anniversary convention banquet of...

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...

NAACP San Diego Branch Opposes Nomination of Superintendent Cindy Marten to the Post...

The NAACP San Diego would like to express its firm and resolute opposition to the nomination of current San Diego Unified School District Superintendent...