Obama’s Selma Speech To Invoke Continuing Obligation to the Freedom Struggle

Later this week President Barack Obama will likely invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present during his visit to Selma on Saturday. The nation's first Black president plans a speech from the Edmund...

Sharpton’s Network Opens “Freedom Summer” Office In Birmingham

Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network and his partners announce the grand opening of the new Freedom Summer National Headquarters in Birmingham to revive the spirit of Freedom Summer 1964 and voting rights, particularly...

Early Wins Change Tide for Obama in Alabama

Until Sen. Barack Obama's startling wins in Iowa and South Carolina and close defeat in New Hampshire, Blacks in Alabama were almost evenly divided between him and his rival, New York Sen. Hillary...