Tag Archives: Activism

04Nov/17

Latest JFK files include secret documents on Martin Luther King

SELMA, ALABAMA, UNITED STATES (NBC) – The latest trove of formerly classified documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy included about a dozen secret documents on slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, including an FBI dossier that alleged King may have fathered an illegitimate child and had an affair with folk singer Joan Baez. Continue reading

20Aug/17

Comedian Dick Gregory, active in U.S. civil rights movement, dies at age 84

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES (NBC) – Comedian Dick Gregory, who took an active role in the civil rights movement in the United States in the 1960s, has died at age 84, his son said on social media on Saturday (August 19).
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05Aug/17

Profile of Princess Diana as her revelations about sex, sorrow set to be aired on British TV

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (REUTERS ARCHIVE) – Recordings of Princess Diana speaking candidly about her sex life with Prince Charles and her sorrow at the spectacular collapse of her marriage will be broadcast on British television on Sunday (August 6). Continue reading

16Jan/17

Lewis: “Never, ever hate”

In his first public comments since getting into a war of words with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, civil rights icon John Lewis honors the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by telling a crowd of young men at a breakfast in Miami to, “never, ever hate.” Continue reading

13Jul/15

Protesters take to Heathrow runway

(ITN) – Travelers were delayed and flights canceled at London’s Heathrow Airport after at least 12 protesters cut through a wire fence and chained themselves together on the runway.
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