The Nathan Bedford Forrest Equestrian Statue in Nashville is a monument to the first Grand Wizard of the KKK. Like its subject, it is a monstrosity with an ugly past.
The “Late Show” host went in on the first lady on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The late Queen of Soul was “a black woman with no qualms about projecting that blackness to the world in all of its nuanced beauty,” writes Stereo Williams.
A number of prominent conservatives seem convinced that Martin Luther King Jr. would have fought marriage equality. They are probably wrong.
He was a sharecropper’s son who transformed the very foundations of modern popular music, with “Lucille” and his influential, innovative sound.
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.
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.