JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi NAACP leader Derrick Johnson has been named interim president and CEO of the national NAACP. The executive committee of
By Michael S. Rosenwald July 14 Workers place the statue of Maggie L. Walker in a plaza on Broad Street in Richmond. (Courtesy of Antonio “Toby”
BOB ANDRES/THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION Karen Huber, Associate Professor of History at Wesleyan College, holds a 1913 yearbook titled “Ku Klux”.
TY TAGAMI/AJC May 31, Atlanta: The State Charter Schools Commission hears from Georgia Connections Academy, an online charter school, during annual
Luis Padilla with his daughter, Isabella, near their home in New York. Padilla was arrested at 16 and sent to Rikers Island. A new law in New York
Image from a lynching in Texas in 1920. New research has found that 800 more people were lynched in the South from 1877 to 1950 than was