When you understand a few things about the past. It helps you appreciate today while looking forward for tomorrow!
James Cone cuts through the superficial assessments of King and Malcolm as polar opposites to reveal two men whose visions were complementary and moving towards convergence.
Amelia Boynton was actually born Amelia Platts. She helped plan the Selma to Montgomery March, which became known as Bloody Sunday with MLK and the SCLC.
James Bevel became a civil rights activist and played a part in setting up the children’s crusade in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963. In 2008 at the age of 72, James Bevel was convicted of incest and died later that year of pancreatic cancer in Springfield, Virginia. Read More…
Did you know that Percy Julian was one of the first Black Millionaires, before founding Julian Research Institute, a nonprofit organization that he ran. for the rest of his life.
After nearly eight years of verbal sparring through the media, Martin Luther King Jr, and Malcolm X, finally met for the first and only time in Washington, D.C
When Rosa Parks arrived at the courthouse for trial with her attorney Fred Gray, she was found guilty for violating a local ordinance and was fined $10 along with a $4 court fee.