Tag: Civil Rights

Memorial to John Lewis Replacing Decatur Confederate Monument

Subject Memorial Of Honor; John Lewis; Monuments Description A memorial of the late congressman and civil rights pioneer John Lewis will replace a Confederate monument in Decatur Square. Creator FOX 5 Digital Team Source https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/memorial-to-john-lewis-replacing-decatur-confederate-monument?fbclid=IwAR39OcLLUm-Oez6x38li1q4vuaptvLtHlammz4AtkmAL6pMAR4EWXjElRyw Publisher fox5atlanta.com File

A Half-Century Ago in Louisiana, Armed Black Men Fought Back

Subject Louisiana; History Description The rise of the Deacons is painted vividly in FBI documents obtained by the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s Cold Case Project. Creator Bailey Williams Source https://www.wwltv.com/article/news/local/a-half-century-ago-in-louisiana-armed-black-men-fought-back/289-3da9923c-d701-4200-92c5-76825440ac6f Publisher wwltv.com File

Clearwater Civil Rights Icon Tal Rutledge: ‘He Wasn’t Afraid To Speak Out.’

Subject Civil Rights Icon; Racial Injustice; Tal Rutledge Description Mr. Rutledge died earlier this month at 91. City residents recall a leader who readily and repeatedly stood up to racial injustice. Creator Tracey McManus Source https://www.tampabay.com/news/clearwater/2020/04/29/clearwater-civil-rights-icon-tal-rutledge-he-wasnt-afraid-to-speak-out/ Publisher tampabay.com File

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