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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...

Maya Angelou Chosen as Inaugural Coin for American Women Quarters™ Program

Voice & Viewpoint Newswire Poet and author Maya Angelou has been chosen as the figure for the first coin in the American Women Quarters™ Program....

IN MEMORIAM: Civil Rights Legend Bob Moses Dies at 86

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Robert Parris Moses, one of America’s foremost civil rights leaders who stood fearless in the face...