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Freedom Rides

What It Was Like For A Freedom Rider Whose Bus Was Firebombed By The KKK

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 05.04.2016 | OWN

Warning: Content in the video and article may be disturbing. Discretion advised. On May 4, 1961, a group of nonviolent protesters boarded buses in Was...

A Letter That Shook Me and Changed My Life

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 08.23.2014 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

I got involved in civil rights gradually. At the outset I simply cared deeply but didn't know very much about it. It became clear that it was one thing to be legitimately in favor of racial justice, yet quite another to take a controversial public stand on the issue.

Try Not To Smile After Seeing These Photos Of Shelter Dogs Heading To Their New Homes

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.16.2014 | Good News

Have you ever experienced pure, unbridled, heartfelt joy? These dogs sure have. Last year, Heather Owen, president of the Chicago-based dog rescue...

Ask What You Can Do For Your Country

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

I hope, as we remember a young President, that we will renew our commitment to building with urgency and persistence a just America where every child is valued and enabled to achieve their God given potential regardless of the lottery of birth.

Best Films and More About Work, for Labor Day

Wyatt Closs | Posted 11.01.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

This Labor Day week, we take a look at a listing of nominees for best films, tv shows, and other artistic expressions in what are called the "2011 Workers' Voice Awards" from PopWork USA.

Where Are They Now?: The Freedom Riders

Posted 10.09.2011 | Black Voices

Hank Thomas walked up the steps of the Greyhound bus on a sunny May 4, 1961. As he surveyed its drab, blue-gray interior, the lanky 19-year-old Africa...

The Rapture Effect: Finding The Church's Voice When It Really Matters

David A. Davis | Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion
David A. Davis

It is much less a credit to Harold Camping's marketing machine, much less a problem with the obsessive behavior of the media, and much more an indictment of the rest of us who seek to bring faith and life together in relevant ways.

A Black History Perspective for 111 Million Americans

Denny Dressman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Denny Dressman

If you are 50 or younger, you are among more than 111 million Americans who either were infants during the Civil Rights Movement or were born after it.

The Gifford Shooting & the Freedom Rides

Bruce Hartford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Hartford

As I try to absorb and understand the killings and attempted assassination of a Congresswoman in Arizona, my mind flashes back 50 years to the violent...

Anti-Abortion Rally At MLK's Grave Held By Catholic Pro-Life Group (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.28.2010 | Religion

CORRECTION: The pro-life Freedom Ride event was organized and led by a multi-denominational group of protestors and advocates--not just Catholics. Sec...

Nashville: Not Just Flooded with Water; But Civil Rights Memories

Molly Secours | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Molly Secours

This week as Nashville struggles to deal with ferocious floods -- that so far have taken 10 lives -- I am am reminded of the markers of time which are currently submerged in water.