Stanley Meisler, a longtime foreign correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and author of several books on foreign affairs and art — including a well-regarded history of the Peace Corps — died Sunday of cardiac arrest in Washington, D.C., said his wife, Elizabeth Fox. He was 85. Meisler retired...
(Steven Hayward) You may have missed the story yesterday of the arrest over the weekend of civil rights bit player Walter Fauntroy, who returned over the weekend from what the Washington Post described as a “four-year sojourn in theShow More Summary
This collection of more than 50 years of Mr. Trillin’s articles for The New Yorker about civil rights has literary as well as historical weight.
Civil rights leader Walter E. Fauntroy was arrested at Dulles International Airport after returning to the U.S. following an abrupt departure in 2012. Here's why authorities were after him.
The civil rights activist faces a bad check charge in Maryland
'Historian Carol Anderson surveys the politics of White rage - a series of reactionary policy responses to Black advancement - and explains how the methods and language of racism in politics shifted after the Civil Rights era, masking...Show More Summary
D.C. civil rights leader Walter Fauntroy was arrested at Dulles International Airport and is being detained at Loudon County jail. He was arrested as he got off of a flight from Dubai.
The "ringleader" of a conspiracy to hide civil rights abuses at Los Angeles jails got five years in prison from a federal judge.
Civil rights leader, former DC delegate arrested at airport WASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights leader and former congressional delegate Walter Fauntroy was arrested Monday at Dulles International Airport on a 5-year-old charge of writing...Show More Summary
Ryan Bomberger's new book shows 'how the civil rights movement has been hijacked,' he tells LifeSiteNews in a video interview.
During her appearance at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition's annual women's luncheon in Bronzeville, Clinton also decried gun violence in Chicago and nationwide, calling it a "civil rights issue." [ more › ]
CULTURE OF CORRUPTION, FUGITIVE-FROM-JUSTICE EDITION: Civil rights leader Walter Fauntroy arrested at Dulles International Airport. “Fauntroy was booked at 12:30 p.m. on Monday and posted no bond. He’d just gotten off a long-haul, nonstop flight on Emirates airlines from Dubai to Dulles, said his attorney, Johnny Barnes. In January 2012, Fauntroy left the United States […]
The New York Times reported Tuesday that a U.S. Justice Dept. inquiry into the notorious 1964 murders of civil rights workers, Goodman, Schwerner & Chaney, has ended with a 48 page report sent to Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood. Show More Summary
Fauntroy, accused of writing a $55,000 bad check, had been living in the UAE
In what will be remembered as one of the most memorable moments in the history of the BET awards show, actor and civil rights activist Jesse Williams, best known for his role on "Grey's Anatomy," delivered an impassioned speech on race Sunday night.
Actor Jesse Williams brought the energy of a civil rights rally to the BET Awards Sunday night as he accepted the humanitarian award, demanding equal rights and calling for an end to police brutality against black people and white appropriation of black culture. The "Grey's Anatomy" star, who grew...
Jesse Williams brought down the house at the BET Awards Sunday, with a powerful indictment of police brutality and racism in America. The "Grey's Anatomy" star nabbed the Humanitarian Award for his work in civil rights, and used his time to remind…
It will take more than sit-ins in Congress. As the unprecedented sit-in in the House of Representatives unfolded on Wednesday, there were tremors of a world about to shift, in ways that it was impossible to imagine. When Civil Rights...Show More Summary
The BET Awards held tonight produced several memorable moments – including an epic opening by Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar that blew the roof off, and a tribute to Prince performed by Bilal, Erykah Badu and The Roots. But the highlight happened later in the evening when Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams accepted BET’s Humanitarian Award. Show More Summary
The new movie about Southerners who broke with the Confederacy arrives just when the nation has reopened the debate over the legacy and the symbols of the Civil War.