Civil Rights Movement

  • October 8, 2011

    A celebration of the life of iconic US civil rights leader the Rev Fred Shuttlesworth has been planned, following his death on 5 October 2011.

  • December 13, 2006

    Marian Hilda Claassen Franz, the first full-time director of the National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund (NCPTF) in the United States, died last month, aged 76, after a two-year struggle with cancer ‚Ä' reports J. Daryl Byler of Mennonite Central Committee, the North American peace church development and relief organisation.