Kennedy drew support from lower-income whites and communities of color, from hopeful youth and disenchanted elders. Historians ponder, if he were elected, whether America might be less divided.
In the pain of mourning his brother’s death, writes activist and author Kevin Powell, RFK resurrected his own humanity, becoming a fearless champion for the underrepresented.
Bayard Rustin was an indispensable force behind the Civil Rights Movement...and openly gay.
The mention of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the sermon marked one of many firsts during the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Newly uncovered court records reveal what happened after the Civil Rights icons were arrested in Montgomery, Alabama.
Mary Evans was just 16 years old when she attended a rally for presidential hopefull, Robert F. Kennedy. The experience changed her life.
War. Assassinations. Riots. Violent protest clashes. America was certainly no stranger to political violence, but 1968 appeared to bring the bloodletting to new heights.
Fifty years after his assassination, Dr. King’s family thinks the convicted gunman was innocent.
Riots broke out in over 100 American cities after King’s murder.
Rev. Jackson, who was part of King’s inner circle in 1968—and witnessed his assassination—weighs in on that shocking moment, its turbulent aftermath and carrying forth the dream.