Martin Luther King

COME ON

A number of prominent conservatives seem convinced that Martin Luther King Jr. would have fought marriage equality. They are probably wrong.

BREAKTHROUGH

Fifty years ago this week, thousands in the Civil Rights movement set out from Selma, Alabama, to march to Montgomery, and this time, triumphantly, they made it.

BLOODY THURSDAY

The racist violence in Selma, Alabama, 50 years ago lives in history as ‘‘Bloody Sunday,’’ but do not forget the February night of vigilantism in Marion that inspired the Selma March.