#Civil Rights

  • Article: MLK, Jr., Shot 49 Years Ago Today: ‘I Still Have Faith in the Future’

    MLK, Jr., Shot 49 Years Ago Today: ‘I Still Have Faith in the Future’

    By Colleen Curry|April 4, 2017

    “Now I’m not one to lose hope. I keep on hoping.” Read more

  • Article: 6 Things Global Citizens Can Watch This Weekend on Netflix and More

    6 Things Global Citizens Can Watch This Weekend on Netflix and More

    By Phineas Rueckert|Feb. 3, 2017

    These powerful films speak to Global Citizen’s core issues: environment, women & girls, citizenship. Read more

  • Article: Why Rebecca Ferguson’s Response to Donald Trump's Inauguration Request Is Pitch Perfect

    Why Rebecca Ferguson’s Response to Donald Trump's Inauguration Request Is Pitch Perfect

    By Yosola Olorunshola|Jan. 3, 2017

    The protest song, once blacklisted for being “too controversial,” is still revolutionary. Read more

  • Article: Canada’s New $10 Bill Will Feature a Black Female Civil Rights Activist

    Canada’s New $10 Bill Will Feature a Black Female Civil Rights Activist

    By Colleen Curry|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Dec. 12, 2016

    Viola Desmond is known as “Canada’s Rosa Parks.” Read more

  • Article: 5 Times Bob Dylan’s Lyrics Showed He's a Global Citizen

    5 Times Bob Dylan’s Lyrics Showed He's a Global Citizen

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Phineas Rueckert|Oct. 13, 2016

    Dylan’s music speaks to issues old and new. Read more

  • Article: These Are the People Who Fought Like Hell for Your Right to Vote

    These Are the People Who Fought Like Hell for Your Right to Vote

    By Sarah McColl|Sept. 28, 2016

    Men who don’t own land, women, and African Americans all had to fight for their right to vote. Read more

  • Article: Meet American Girl’s newest doll, a young black girl from the Civil Rights Era

    Meet American Girl’s newest doll, a young black girl from the Civil Rights Era

    By Megha Cherian |Feb. 23, 2016

    Melody Ellison is the company’s latest African-American doll just in time for Black History Month. Read more

  • Article: 12 must watch films for Black History Month

    12 must watch films for Black History Month

    By Megha Cherian |Feb. 23, 2016

    Watch these amazing movies & documentaries on black history and identity this month or any month. Read more