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16th Street Church Bombing

When Justice Forgets: Remembering the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

Rev. Ruth Hawley-Lowry | Posted 09.15.2015 | Religion
Rev. Ruth Hawley-Lowry

As we remember on September 15, please pause to know that for many, justice forgot. Maybe this year we can work to change the philosophy that is still at work in our nation that produces hate and murder.

Brennan Williams

Nina Simone's Daughter Says New Documentary About Her Mother Gets It Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.29.2015 | Black Voices

After a decade in development, Nina Simone’s authorized documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?” was released in select theaters and on Netfl...

Samantha Lachman

New Nina Simone Documentary Recalls Past Struggles While Echoing Present

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.22.2015 | Black Voices

While watching "What Happened, Miss Simone?" -- a new documentary about the legendary singer-songwriter Nina Simone -- it's almost impossible not to t...

'We Wanted to Pray for Better Schools'

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 06.19.2015 | Impact
Karin Chenoweth

Sitting there in the back of the church, 12-year-old Freeman heard the young preacher say integration would mean better schools for black children. The preacher -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- told the congregation that even children could play a role in holding the nation to account.

House OKs Honoring Birmingham Church Bombing Victims

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 04.25.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Four young victims of a deadly Alabama church bombing that marked one of the darkest moments of the civil rights movement are one step c...

Former Attorney General Of Alabama To KKK: 'Kiss My A**'

Posted 11.28.2012 | Good News

A succinct letter from a former Attorney General of Alabama to the Ku Klux Klan has gone viral on the Internet this week, impressing readers with its ...

Black Power Mixtape -- The Screen Is Burning

Jack Hidary | Posted 12.06.2011 | Black Voices
Jack Hidary

Riveting. This collection of interviews, some never seen before of key figures in the Black Power movement, is a new critical document of our country's history.