Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of our nation’s most beloved figures – especially as it relates to the Civil Rights Movement. While Dr. King is cherished worldwide today, he faced enormous headwinds with regard to his popularity when he was alive. It reflected in the polls of his time, as well as […]
GOP Senators voted to "rebuke" the Massachusetts Senator, prompting her to take to Twitter and read an opposition letter from Coretta Scott King aloud on Facebook Live.
For many of us the assassination of NAACP field secretary Medgar Evers is merely a chapter in our Civil Rights history books. It’s a clip in the countless civil rights documentaries we’ve watched in history classes. For Evers’ widow and daughter, that moment plays over-and-over in their minds. “It never stops,” Evers’ daughter Reena said. […]
Golden Globe® Award-winner and Academy Award®-nominee Angela Bassett and nine-time Grammy®-winning recording artist Mary J. Blige will be in the upcoming Lifetime Original Movie “Betty & Coretta”. This movie aptly describes the friendship of the great women. The film, premiering Saturday, February 2 at 8.7c, will tell the dual real-life stories of Coretta Scott King […]
VIA: Madamenoire.com I happened upon this post on MadameNoire.com. It’s a spoof of the Real Housewives of Atlanta titled the Real Housewives of Civil Rights. In the spoof, women of the Civil Rights movement (Coretta Scott King, Winnie Mandela, Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, Betty Shabazz, and Marilyn Monroe) play off the events of the time […]