Posts Tagged: Civil Rights

Women’s History Month: Dr. Dorothy Height

March 24th marks the birthday of the late civil rights icon, Dr. Dorothy Height who began her 70-year activist journey at age 25, by joining the National Council of Negro Women.  She would later be elected to lead the organization, and served as president for 40 years. In the thick of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement,… Read more »

SNEAK PREVIEW: HBO’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Documentary

HBO has released the trailer to the new documentary King in the Wilderness which shows the final years of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The film is said to reveal a very “dark and dangerous period in the long struggle for equality,” according to HBO and shows the tensions between King and… Read more »