civil rights

107 Jamz Celebrates Black History Month – On This Day In Black History The Negro Baseball League Founded
107 Jamz Celebrates Black History Month – On This Day In Black History The Negro Baseball League Founded
African Americans have made a profound impact on this country, even though many of our accomplishments go unnoticed in American History books.  From bringing the world Jazz and Rap/Hip Hop to the countless inventions used in our daily lives like the traffic single, refrigeration, blood banks, performing the first successful open heart surgery down to America's favorite snack the potato chip.  Whet
How Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Mountaintop Speech’ Changed My Life [VIDEO]
How Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Mountaintop Speech’ Changed My Life [VIDEO]
I was 30 years old the first time I saw Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech.  I wish I had seen it as a child.  I wish everyone could see it as a child.  It should be required viewing in American schools, and it should be part of the fabric of American life.  Here's how it changed mine forever.
Black Valedictorian Sues Her School After Being Forced to Share Honor with White Student
Black Valedictorian Sues Her School After Being Forced to Share Honor with White Student
In 1957, nine black students were denied entry at the illegally racially-segregated Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas, setting off a firestorm that became a watershed moment in the civil rights movement. Now, a young woman claims another school in the state is still discriminating against minority students.