Civil Rights Movement

PBS Interview with Angela Davis (Spring 1997)

PBS Interview with Angela Davis (Spring 1997)

PBS did an interview with Angela Davis in the Spring of 1997 when Davis was a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Today she is still honored for her work as a leftist activist on social and human rights issues. 

9 People Other Than MLK Jr. Who Sacrificed Their Lives to Fight For Black Liberation

9 People Other Than MLK Jr. Who Sacrificed Their Lives to Fight For Black Liberation

Despite its nearly 100-year history, Black History Month often excludes the contributions of African and Caribbean-born leaders and even some American-born leaders, who get buried beneath staples such as civil rights activists Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. These leaders and activists have earned their rightful place in history, however a disservice is done to countless other leaders from around the world who too fought for Black liberation.

Common Pays Tribute to Unarmed Black Teens Killed by Cops During Golden Globes Acceptance Speech

Common Pays Tribute to Unarmed Black Teens Killed by Cops During Golden Globes Acceptance Speech

Sunday night, Common took home the Golden Globe for Best Original Song, Motion Picture, for “Glory,” which appeared on the soundtrack for Selma. During his speech, the Chicago native took the time to pay tribute to the numerous unarmed black men who have been killed by police over the last year.