A mural of activist Ida B. Wells was unveiled to mark the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the U.S.
Marching and protesting are integral aspects of what it means to exercise freedom of speech and what it means to stand together in unity.
Learn how an unconventional memoir by the late John Lewis and his two collaborators is helping young people learn about the civil rights struggle.
Without labor from more than 4,000 enslaved people, the University of Virginia would not exist. Learn what the school has done to honor them.
Prior to 1965, African Americans in the South were often blocked from voting. But an important law remedied that, and altered the U.S. political landscape.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 enforces the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of the right to vote. Learn about the history and importance of this law.
Historically black colleges and universities have served students for over a century and can lead to success in the 21st century.
Civil rights hero John Lewis passed away July 17, after battling cancer since December. Learn more about his life and legacy here.
NASA will name its headquarters in honor of Mary Jackson, the agency's first female African American engineer. Find out more about her legacy.