“Beneath a Ruthless Sun,” by the Pulitzer winner Gilbert King, is a searing true account of corrupt law enforcement, racial violence and heroism in Jim Crow Florida.
Category Archives: Civil Rights and Liberties
The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis is a monument to a movement, and to its leader. It offers crucial insights for 2018, and for the future.
The Detroit Institute of Art looks at five black artist collectives in the ’60s, while the Charles H. Wright Museum contextualizes the Black Power movement.
A black satirist who gave white audiences a deeper feel for the nation’s shameful racial history, Mr. Gregory was a national sensation in the early 1960s.
The president said removing Confederate monuments was “changing history.” But historians say that monuments don’t always tell the story we think.
The big mix-up, the tourists, the candy from the ceiling, the speeches, the hosting and the American Civil Liberties Union ribbon people were wearing.
Movies can help us see injustices we have never experienced in our own lives. “Hidden Figures” is a perfect example.
The singer, actor and civil rights leader reflects on his work ahead of a festival in the Atlanta area that focuses on voting and mass incarceration.
Mr. Obama, dedicating the museum on Saturday, said that the story of black Americans is the story of the nation’s essential greatness.
Ms. Hewitt, with the cinematographer Bradford Young, plunges into an archive of photographs and reimagines the images.