Reconstruction

“Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror” unflinchingly explores America’s brutal history of lynching and provides a powerful history lesson, using individual stories that show, despite “emancipation,” thousands of African Americans were brutally murdered in this country in the name of the White supremacist status quo.

Rev. William Barber and his co-author, Jonathan Wilson Hartgrove, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss their new book, The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement.

Cheven Bowers “C.B.” King died in San Diego,CA,on March 15,2011.King was the first Black person to run for Govenor of Georgia since Reconstruction. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Chevene Bowers King was born in 1923 in Albany, Georgia. His father Clennon King had earned a degree at Tuskegee Institute, and it was expected that education would be a fundamental […]