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House passes the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act passed Tuesday on a 219-212 vote. No Republicans voted for the bill.

Civil right activist Vernon Jordan has passed away at age 85

Civil rights activist Vernon Jordan introduces former President Bill Clinton during the Civil Rights Summit on Wednesday, April 9, 2014,…

Biden’s Inauguration Gives Us New Hope and New Energy

By Rev. Jesse Jackson (TriceEdneyWire.com) – On Monday, we celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King’s 91st birthday; on Wednesday, Joe Biden…

King commemorative events to be celebrated virtually

Following the King Legacy Awards Breakfast at the Freedom Center each year, hundreds of marchers proceed to Fountain Square for…

Thousands assemble at Lincoln Memorial for March on Washington 2020

Contributed by March on Washington Photos by Michael Mitchell The Cincinnati Herald The 2020 Virtual March on Washington in sweltering…

‘Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words’ opens at Library of Congress

From left are a reporter, Rosa Parks, Louise Tappes and Mary Sims in 1976. Photograph taken to commemorate the renaming…

The Honorable Nathaniel R. Jones focused on equal opportunity under law

Judge Jones with his daughter Stephanie Jones, Esq. Photo by Michael Mitchell Dan Yount  The Cincinnati Herald  Equal opportunity under the…

Dr. Marian Spencer was Cincinnati’s iconic Civil Rights leader

Dr. Marian Spencer, Cincinnati’s legendary Civil Rights leader, received her well deserved roses at a reception with friends and community…

Martin Luther King Jr. events celebrate life, legacy of rights icon

Cincinnatians braved the frigid temperatures Monday to participate in the Memorial Walk to commemorate the life and legacy of Civil…

Donna Jones Baker retiring as president/CEO of Urban League

By Jenell Walton and Dan Yount Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio (ULGSO), a Civil Rights organization dedicated to economic…