Monday, December 18, 2017

Tag: Civil Rights

Hoxie, Arkansas, the Little Rock Nine, and the Media

Watching the documentaries Hoxie: The First Stand and Eyes on the Prize, I could not help but notice several similarities and differences in both...

The Communist Party and the Civil Rights Movement

When one thinks of the obstacles that blacks had to overcome in America, there are a few obvious obstructions: the Ku Klux Klan, poll...

The Eyewitness Report by Clark Foreman

Clark Foreman, born in 1902, was a privileged, southerner from Atlanta, Georgia. Clark Foreman worked under President Franklin Roosevelt's administration and with several civil rights...

History from the Web

Part of why I write at Hankering for History is that I love sharing. I don't just like sharing what I've learned, but also...

Hellhound On His Trail (Book Review)

Hellhound on his Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin was given to me for Christmas...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The third Monday in January is commonly known as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Martin Luther King Day, or my favorite MLK Day. What you...