President Barack Obama is celebrating what he calls “the central role that African Americans have played in every aspect of American life.”
The Senate has voted to award the Congressional Gold Medal to honor those who participated in the historic Selma civil rights protest 50 years ago, enduring police violence as they peacefully marched for the right to vote.
Oprah Winfrey and the rapper Common are joining President Barack Obama for a special screening of the film “Selma.”
January always marks a fresh new start to the year and with it, a plethora of new events, festivals, shows, and films worth checking out.
The vice president and black leaders commemorating a famous civil rights march on Sunday said efforts to diminish the impact of African-Americans’ votes haven’t stopped in the years since the 1965 Voting Rights Act added millions to Southern voter rolls.