In Alabama, 50 years after Selma, voting rights are once more under assault.
"I can wear whatever I want, but it still doesn't mean that I want to have sex with you or I'm asking for it."
Born on this date in 1941 in Greenville, S.C., he is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, politician, and columnist.
"FES has actively opposed educational equity by working against fair funding for schools that serve high need students."
"Individuals who can help move us toward an equal justice system are too busy to prioritize the death of a 12-year-old boy."
The marchers carried placards with the names and faces of the most recent victims of police brutality as family members marched at the front.
Protest activity against the convention and Bush's re-nomination included a broad range of marches, rallies, performances, demonstrations, exhibits, and acts of civil disobedience.
Twice denied admission, he filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, alleging that the university had rejected him only because of his race.
Fox News coverage of this week's events failed to place anything in context and amounted to a full-fledged attempt to stoke the flames of racism and violence.
Widespread protest, spurred on by destitute residents of Watts who were embittered after years of economic oppression and political isolation, eventually ranged over a 50-square-mile area.