Last year, voter turnout reached an ultimate low. But just 50 years ago Americans were willing to die to get their names on the voter rolls. ... More
Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.
When the Post released an excerpt from political activist Malcolm X’s autobiography in 1964, readers were shocked. ... More
We begin a series on the Post‘s civil rights reporting with original material from Martin Luther King Jr., James Meredith, Malcolm X, and other influential civil rights leaders and journalists. ... More
If you think the country seems violent and dysfunctional today, take a look back at 1968, when our society faced greater problems. ... More
Our attention was brought to an intriguing 1949 article (“They Do Anything to Get Into the U.S.A.”) by an equally intriguing current-day story. A gentleman was researching the genealogy of his wife’s family and found a photo torn from a magazine, which lead to us…eventually. ... More
Martin Luther King Jr. Day honors the man the FBI considered “the most dangerous and effective Negro leader in the country.” ... More