Benjamin Crump, attorney, civil rights leader and author, will address graduates at Texas Southern University’s Spring 2021 Commencement. The ceremonies will take place at 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Alexander Durley Stadium. Renowned civil rights attorney Crump is the founder and principal owner of Ben Crump Law and has […]
Vernon Jordan, the legendary civil rights activist and former advisor to President Bill Clinton, died peacefully at his home Monday evening surrounded by family. He was 85 years old. Jordan grew up in the south and studied law at Howard University. He joined the civil rights movement and helped build a lawsuit against the University […]
After 56 years, the family of Malcolm X is calling to have his murder investigation reopened. A former New York Police Department undercover officer made a deathbed confession, writing a letter claiming that the wrong man was accused in Malcolm X’s murder, and in fact, the FBI and NYPD were involved. “I am aging with […]
WASHINGTON – A horse-drawn carriage, the American flag, military salutes and an outpouring of love and support from leaders across the nation, Rep. John Lewis was laid to rest in grand fashion. It’s not that anyone is surprised, but in true Donald Trump fashion, the president of the United States announced he would not be […]
“I have admired the work of Congressman John Lewis for many years. His life’s work has truly inspired me to fight for what I believe in and social equality,” KTSU General Manager Ernest Walker said.