The Montgomery Bus Boycotts launched 64 years ago, on December 5, 1955, establishing a year-long, pioneering protest in the civil rights movement that made Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr., household
(Editor’s note: This story first published at the Montgomery Advertiser, part of the USA TODAY Network.) Aniah Blanchard “went for the gun” before she was shot, according to affidavits charging Ibraheem
WASHINGTON — You may think you know Rosa Parks. But a new exhibit aims to educate further about the late activist and civil rights icon. "Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words," an exhibition that opened at the
“I had been pushed around all my life and felt at this moment that I couldn’t take it anymore. When I asked the policeman why we had to be pushed around? He said he didn’t know. ‘The law is the law. You
“I felt filthy and stripped naked of every shred of decency,” she wrote later. “I was no longer a . . . self respecting teen age girl, but a flesh pot, strumpet to be bargained for and parceled as a commodity
He allegedly kidnapped and murdered a UFC fighter’s stepdaughter. Prosecutors want the death penalty.
Now, prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against the man they say kidnapped Blanchard from the gas station and then fatally shot her. On Monday, Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes announced