While reading Phillip Tutor’s column (“A national model for healing,” Jan. 13), I remembered the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s comment regarding “the most segregated hour in America” and contrasted it with remarks of a more recent pastor who desires to see his multiethnic church service beco…
The mythical first 100 days of a new presidency begin Friday for President-elect Donald Trump. How the Trump era will proceed in its opening weeks is, frankly, anyone's guess.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. John Lewis is the son of sharecroppers. As a child, he wanted to be a preacher; he practiced by delivering fiery sermons to the family's chickens. But history had other plans for him: lunch counter sit-ins, Freedom Rides, the March on Washington, the Edmund Pettus Bridge, …
There's so much to consider when remembering the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that we sometimes overlook important portions of his life.
North Carolina is a state that holds special meaning for me. I met and married my fabulous wife, Josephine, there 56 years ago. We have a house in the mountain-west third of the state, and my career and the civil rights movement began there simultaneously.
Anniston celebrated Thursday when a phone call from Washington delivered the awesome news about this community’s Freedom Rider sites. It’s official: They’re now national monuments, forever. Tell your friends. Spread the word. Let the rejoicing begin.
This is a tale about an Alabama city whose downtown carries scars of decay and glimmers of hope. There, decay comes easy and hope requires money and civic types believe better days are ahead.
So, if you know it's illegal to carry a gun onto a commercial airplane, and you know that you'll be screened before getting on the plane, why do people still do it?