Interactions Between Police and Residents Continue to Draw Attention

April 29, 2018

  Fifty years later, interactions between police and residents continue to draw attention. Last month, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross apologized to two black men who were arrested last week...

Montgomery, AL Participates in the Equal Justice Initiative

April 4, 2018

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum, both located in downtown Montgomery, Alabama, will open to the public April 26. The National Memorial for Peace and...

Race Still Matters in the United States, according to The Equality of Opportunity Project

April 3, 2018

By Carla J. Kimbrough Race still matters in the United States, especially for black boys and men, according to a new study from The Equality of Opportunity Project. On its...

Conference Speaker, Senator Fred Harris, last surviving member of the Commission on Civil Disorders

April 3, 2018

The keynote speaker at the upcoming National Conference on Local Governance will be former Oklahoma Senator Fred Harris, the last surviving member of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders...

Scheduled Conference Speaker, Fred Harris, on Racial Inequality

February 28, 2018

Former Sen. Fred Harris, the last surviving member of the 1968 National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders and scheduled speaker for the 2018 National Conference on Local Governance, says progress...

Listening to Residents Important for Helpful Legislation

February 14, 2018

Note: This is one of several excerpts from the Kerner Commission, which President Johnson established in 1967 to examine the riots that occurred that summer. The Commission’s report was issued...

Marshall, Texas: A Small Town with a Large Historical Legacy

February 8, 2018

February being Black History Month, the National Civic League suggests a visit to any number of monuments or museums that have been established in recent years to commemorate important people,...

How Fourteen Cities Join Hundreds in Proclaiming National Day of Racial Healing

January 14, 2018

Communities across the United States are marking the second annual National Day of Racial Healing on Jan. 16, 2018, with events, discussions and proclamations. The observance is designed to allow...

Kerner Wisdom: Race and Inequality 50 Years Later

January 14, 2018

By Carla J. Kimbrough DENVER – On Friday morning, attorney Jack Regenbogen said he was “so overjoyed right now.” He had just learned that 10 Denver City Council members had...

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