There is one clear and unequivocal reason that you have probably not heard of Bayard Rustin: he was gay. Though Rustin was active in the
Writer and activist Clement Wood was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 1888. After graduating from the University of Alabama in 1909, and from Yale’s law
To borrow the wording from his New York Times obituary in 1995, Dr. Charles Gomillion “led the fight that brought political power to the black
In June , The Center for American Progress and the Southern Elections Foundation released the report True South: Unleashing Democracy in the Black Belt 50
Next Wednesday, December 12, I will be signing copies of Closed Ranks at the Juliette Hampton Morgan Library from 2:00 until 6:00 PM during their Open House.
Many Americans are familiar with the Civil Rights movement, of course: the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March on Washington, the Selma-to-Montgomery March. And due in