- Motown Museum to host forum series for Black History Month Updated: Feb-05-16 4:12 am
DETROIT - Motown Museum in Detroit is hosting a series of forum events on Fridays in February in celebration of Black History Month.
- State leaders pay tribute to Georgia Davis Powers Updated: Feb-04-16 6:59 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - When Regena Thomas took office last decade as New Jersey's secretary of state, her thoughts turned to her mentor in Kentucky - civil rights icon and longtime state legislator Georgia Davis Powers.
- Grand Rapids Public Museum hosting new Rosa Parks exhibit Updated: Feb-01-16 8:26 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - The Grand Rapids Public Museum is hosting a new mini-exhibit about civil rights icon Rosa Parks.
- Italian comedian who started political party back to stage Updated: Jan-24-16 10:19 am
MILAN - Italian comic Beppe Grillo is returning to the stage with a new show next month, but will continue his involvement in politics with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement that he founded.
- Thai authorities arrest students opposed to military rule Updated: Jan-21-16 6:20 am
BANGKOK - Authorities in Thailand have arrested members of a student group opposed to military rule, including one snatched off the street at night and bundled into a vehicle, in the latest jousting between the government and its most active opponents.
- LePage attending Martin Luther King Jr. event in Waterville Updated: Jan-18-16 8:50 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Gov. Paul LePage is attending the 25th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast in Waterville.
- Martin Luther King had complicated legacy on gun violence Updated: Jan-17-16 12:06 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. was surrounded by guns, even though he didn't like them.
- New memoir by AP reporter recalls covering MLK and family Updated: Jan-16-16 12:01 pm
In a new memoir, "My Time with the Kings: A Reporter's Recollections of Martin, Coretta and the Civil Rights Movement," retired Associated Press reporter Kathryn Johnson describes civil rights flashpoints she covered in the 1960s and details her close relationship with the movement's leader, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and his family.
- High court seems ready to scrap mandatory public union fees Updated: Jan-11-16 4:29 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court appears ready to deliver a major setback to American unions as it considers scrapping a four-decade precedent that lets public-sector labor organizations collect fees from workers who decline to join.