The father of black teenager Michael Brown, shot dead by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, in August, said on Wednesday he and the boy's mother had come to the United Nations in Geneva to seek justice for their son.
Black Americans old enough to recall the shock of seeing and hearing
what had happened to Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 are sure to get a
fresh whiff of the atrocity in learning about the tragedy of Lennon
Lacy in Bladenboro, North Carolina.
The National Civil Rights Museum has announced that Charlayne Hunter-Gault, an American journalist and one of the first African American
students to enroll in the University of Georgia, is one of the recipients of its 2014 Freedom Award.