NYC's Roosevelt House: History and education

...women's rights and civil rights. She held a luncheon in 1924 at the home with her mother-in-law for black civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune. A gathering of prominent white and black women was extraordinary in that era.Raab says...

Atlanta Hawks discipline GM Danny Ferry for racist comments

...to those I offended and to Luol, who I reached out to Monday morning."Koonin has agreed to meet with Atlanta civil rights leaders on Wednesday. The Rev. Markel Hutchins said Monday he asked for the meeting to discuss what he believes is a...

Hawks, civil rights leaders to discuss Bruce Levenson's email

ATLANTA - Hawks officials agreed Monday to meet with civil rights leaders after a team owner disclosed that he wrote a racially charged email theorizing that black fans kept white fans away.The Rev...

Civil rights leaders 'offended' after meeting with the Atlanta Hawks is canceled

...canceled a scheduled meeting between their CEO and city civil rights leaders Wednesday, prompting one of the group's leaders...personally cancel the meeting, the group of 12 civil rights leaders showed up as planned.When they entered Philips...

Private expert disputes authorities' findings that SC teen killed self after police confrontation

...and Courier of Charleston. In his long career, Spitz has reviewed the autopsies of President John Kennedy and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.The findings and other possible problems with the investigation have led the Charleston...

Atlanta's civil rights museum also looks at other struggles

...the march culminated. Photos and video clips show people preparing for the march, participants waving signs, civil rights leaders speaking and audience reaction."We're trying to produce the feeling, 'I wish I was there,'" Shipman said...

"Civil Rights Movement in Augusta" exhibit now open to public

Residents of all colors gathered Sunday at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History to reflect on Augusta's own civil rights movement.

New phase in preserving black sea island culture

...the St. Helena Island complex that started as a school for freed slaves and later was a retreat center for civil rights leaders ? had a grant to help Gullah people learn to speak regular English."It was felt a barrier to employment was the...

Laney-Walker, Bethlehem Heritage Trail plans considered

...project's steering committee, said the trail is important to remind the community of the efforts of business people, civil rights leaders, educators and other activists that may be forgotten today.She said some may not realize the neighborhoods were...

Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

...1965. Three years later, she was helping King organize the Poor People's March in Memphis, Tenn., where the civil rights leader was slain on Angelou's 40th birthday."Every year, on that day, Coretta and I would send each other flowers...