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Alabama Freedom Rider Catherine Burks-Brooks recalls her civil rights journey

By Michael Sznadjerman Alabama Newscenter In her police mugshot taken almost 60 years ago in Jackson, Mississippi, Catherine Burks-Brooks looks straight into the camera, without fear...

Bruce Boynton, who inspired 1961 ‘Freedom Rides’, dies at 83

The Associated Press SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer from Alabama who inspired the landmark “Freedom Rides” of 1961, died...

A ‘civil rights camp’ teaches kids a history they’re not learning...

By Avis Thomas-Lester The Hechinger ReportTrevion Williams (left) and Jashun Griffith (right), both 13, students at Crystal Springs Middle School in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, chat at...

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