How Alabama State Shaped the National Civil Rights Movement

In a glass enclosure along one wall in the lobby of the Levi Watkins Learning Center at Alabama State University, among the various artifacts, sculptures and awards, there is a photo that probably best encapsulates the historically black college’s instrumental yet awkward role in the Civil Rights Movement.

Texas Southern Mourns Death of Alumna, Civil Rights Pioneer Holly Hogrobrooks

Holly Adrienne Hogrobrooks, civil rights pioneer who helped to organize Houston’s first sit-in on March 4, 1960, died January 22 after a lengthy illness. Her efforts helped pave the path to […]