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Southern Christian Leadership Conference

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    Maya Angelou and New York City

    Curtains forcing their will against the wind, children sleep, exchanging dreams with seraphim. The city drags itself awake on subway straps; and I, an alarm, awake as a rumor of war, lie stretching into dawn, unasked and unheeded. --Maya Angelou, Awakening in New York, 1983 Maya Ang ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    Martin Luther King, Defender of the "Most Powerless"

    Today is day we honor Martin Luther King, Jr. in the United States, one of the single individuals to do the most of anyone in advancing the cause of civil rights in our nation during the twentieth century. It's worth remembering King's time in New York -- specifically two events, which both relate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    In Honor of MLK: Lunch Counter Sit-Ins of the 1960s

    Martin Luther King and associates at the Durham, North Carolina, Woolworth's lunch counter after it had been closed by the company, February 16, 1960 Sometimes restaurants are good for more than just eating. In honor of Martin Luther King's birthday, Fork in the Road presents this collection of hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2008

    Martin Luther King on Integration

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 2, 1958, Vol. III, No. 36 Dr. King on Integration The federal court ruling to delay integration in Little Rock High School will set back the fight for Negro rights several years, the Reverend Martin Luther King told The Voice last week ... More >>

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    The Birth of the 'Voice': 1955–1965

    From the Beats to Civil Rights, Lenny Bruce to Warhol's Factory . . .

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
  • News

    August 26, 2003

    March on Washington Revisited

    A Democratic Party Victory as the Dream

  • News

    June 4, 2002

    Blacked Out

    Hip-Hop and R&B Artists MIA in Music Industry Struggle

  • News

    April 2, 2002

    What Becomes a Legend Most?

    Selling King's Papers; Reclaiming Malcolm X's

  • News

    May 1, 2001

    The 'Wrongs' of 'Mr. Civil Rights'

    Why Jesse Jackson's Political Comeback Seems Doomed

  • News

    January 9, 2001

    Taking the Rap

    Are Civil Rights Leaders Frontin’ for Hip Hop Gangstas?

  • News

    December 26, 2000

    Is Jesse for Sale?

    Jackson-Watchers Claim Wall Street Contributors Arranged His Phone Call to Bush

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