Nichelle Nichols: She’s ...

Jun 22, 2017 by

Like most entertainers, it has been my pleasure to be actively involved with the struggle of my people attempting to extricate themselves from the bonds of discrimination, prejudice, and bigotry that has held us so fast, for so long.

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Racism in America: The Kerner ...

May 1, 2017 by

In the early morning hours of July 23, 1967, police in Detroit raided an unlicensed, after-hours bar in what they assumed was just...

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Remembering the Watts Riots (1...

Aug 21, 2015 by

Fifty years ago, when white California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer Lee Minikus pulled over 21-year-old African-American...

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Insight into the Kerner Report...

Jun 19, 2015 by

In this unique series, Otto Kerner offers a behind-the-scenes look at the 1968 National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders report on racism in the US.

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Kerner Commission: Racism conf...

Jun 19, 2015 by

Racism confronted after months of soul-searching Kerner Commission Report backstory, part 1: How it evolved By Otto Kerner, Chairman,...

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Kerner Commission: Use of R...

Jun 19, 2015 by

Use of ‘overforce’ criticized Kerner Commission Report backstory, part 2: Kerner urges responsibility in meeting violence...

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Kerner Commission: Prejudice &...

Jun 19, 2015 by

Prejudice – A name for racism Kerner Commission Report backstory, part 3: Prejudice. It’s in all our hearts. What can we...

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Kerner Report: President’...

Jun 19, 2015 by

Getting the facts Kerner Commission Report backstory, part 4: President’s riot commission learned from the people By Otto...

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Kerner Commission: Racism has ...

Jun 19, 2015 by

Racism has no simple cure Kerner Report backstory, part 5: Steps must be taken to prevent separate societies By Otto Kerner,...

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LBJ on civil disorder report &...

Jun 17, 2015 by

LBJ comments on civil disorder group report President Johnson has called the study by his Commission on Civil Disorders one of the...

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Whites have no reason to be su...

Apr 19, 2015 by

[Original] Editor’s note: This article by the noted author of such books as The Fire Next Time was written in the form of a...

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Martin Luther King Jr slain by...

Apr 4, 2015 by

Negro leader Dr King slain by lone Memphis assassin Widespread Negro violence, including arson and shooting, broke out in several...

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Aftermath of Martin Luther Kin...

Mar 23, 2015 by

The assassination of Dr Martin Luther King Jr triggered violence across the nation back in 1968.

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Birth of the sit-in movement, ...

Mar 22, 2014 by

There’s no sign proclaiming the FW Woolworth lunch counter here as the birthplace, 10 years ago today, of the sit-in movement that brought a new way of community life to the dual service and segregated South of the 1960s.

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Martin Luther King Jr’s ...

Aug 28, 2013 by

Martin Luther King’s speech (video) “I have a dream” by the Rev Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, President, Southern...

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