On what would have been her 87th birthday, let’s honor tennis legend Althea Gibson by taking a look at some photos.
Althea Gibson was a pioneer in tennis and an inspiration for many of the players competing in the U.S. Open, which begins Monday in New York.
Maya Angelou is dead at 86. These pictures pay tribute to the legendary poet, author and activist.
Maya Angelou, the beloved poet and activist, died at the age of 86. Here is what you need to know.
Dorothy Irene Height was crucial to the civil rights movement. Celebrate her life on the 102nd anniversary of her birth.
Civil Rights leader Dorothy Irene Height is honored with a Google Doodle today to commemorate what would have been her 102nd birthday.
Jackson, Mississippi, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died suddenly at age 66. See pictures of the civil rights lawyer’s brief time in office.
A Christian-themed Gatlinburg, Tennessee theatre doesn’t want gays in its musicals.
Thousands upon thousands descended on the nation’s capital to celebrate Dr. King’s beautiful dream.