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Angela Davis met with support, standing ovation at Boutwell

Times staff report During a sold out appearance at the Boutwell Auditorium Saturday night in downtown Birmingham, Civil Rights activist, Angela Davis said she never...

New generation of Birmingham protesters step up

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When protests were held in Hoover, Ala., on Tuesday evening after Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said a police officer...

Julianne Malveaux: In Honor of Dr. Angela Davis

Dr. Julianne Malveaux If anyone deserves a civil rights award, Dr. Angela Davis certainly does. The activist and scholar has been on the front lines...

Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at 81

By Christopher Torchia Associated Press   JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, died in a hospital on Monday after a...

Dick Gregory, comedian and civil rights activist, dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health,...

Black Female Activist Charged With Lynching in Controversial Case

By The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton  (pictured) over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest...

Baltimore’s Youth: Champions, Not Thugs (They Just Don’t Know It Yet)

Baltimore's Youth: Champions, Not Thugs (They Just Don't Know It Yet) By Orrin Hudson, former law enforcement officer-turned-community activist My name is Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson.  I...

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