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The Power of Now
Fifty-five years ago, on January 9, 1961, when the University of Georgia (UGA) accepted its first two black students—Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter-Gault —America marked a key milestone in the battle for racial justice, equal rights, and an inclusive society. UGA’s integration eventually led to the desegregation of other universities throughout the South, and helped overcome barriers in higher education for people of color across the country.
Following Perjury Indictment of State Trooper Involved in Traffic Stop and Arrest of Sandra Bland, LDF Renews Call for Commonsense Reforms to Eliminate Racially-Biased Policing in Texas and Across the Nation1/07/16
Remembering Amelia Boynton Robinson
Outrage grows over fatal police shootings