Politics and Government


Model of Birmingham Jail - MLK 1963
On April 3, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr., James Bevel, Fred Shuttlesworth led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) launch of the Birmingham campaign, a nonviolent effort to dismantle discrimination laws in one of the south’s most persistent vestiges of jim crow. Partnering with Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights, SCLC engaged in way […]

Reclaiming Justice: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from ...


  Voter suppression has emerged as an controversial subtext of the most recent five presidential election cycles. Conceptually, voter suppression conjures up our nation’s darkest days of racial segregation, its forms and extent of considerable discussion in political and civil rights circles, today. Tension surrounding this topic escalated after the […]

The Silent Suppressor: A Record 6 Million Convicted Felons Can’t ...