civil rights

6:17 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Julian Bond tells audience at Albion College that racism is "alive and well"

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The long-time civil rights activist and friend of Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the college's MLK Convocation on Thursday
ALBION - A standing ovation greeted Julian Bond before he said a word Thursday night at Albion College. A renowned civil rights activist, Bond was the guest speaker of the 16th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration. Albion College's Goodrich Chapel was full of students, city officials and members of the community.
Julian Bond
7:32 am
Wed January 29, 2014

WSW: Civil rights icon Julian Bond

Julian Bond (left) and Martin Luther King Jr. casting ballots for Bond in the Georgia House of Representatives in 1965
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with Julian Bond

Long-time civil rights activist Julian Bond will speak at Albion College on Thursday. 

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Julian Bond
7:39 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

Julian Bond on civil rights history and future

Julian Bond speaking in Detroit in 2007 - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

Interview with Julian Bond

    

The civil rights icon speaks Thursday at Albion College as part of the 2014 MLK Convocation

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WMUK News
11:40 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Remembering "Bloody Sunday"

Alabama state troopers break up a demonstration march in Selma in March 1965 on what is known as Bloody Sunday
Credit AP Photo

There is a bridge in Selma, Alabama, that crosses the wide river that shares the state’s name. The bridge is unassuming but it played a critical role in the nation’s struggle for civil rights.

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Martin Luther King Jr.
8:14 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

WestSouthwest: A Coloma man remembers MLK and the March on Washington

Harold Bragg
Credit Melvin Earl Rutherford

    

WestSouthwest with Harold Bragg

Retired school teacher Harold Bragg was at the historic March on Washington in 1963. He was back in the nation's capital this past summer to mark the 50th anniversary of that march and Martin Luther King Junior's "I have a dream" speech. 

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