Civil Rights Movement

  • March 31, 2018

    On the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr, Christian Aid and Westminster Abbey will be hosting a National Service and a Symposium on Wednesday 4 April 2018 at midday.

  • January 15, 2018

    The American Civil Liberties Union has criticised President Trump's remarks which reportedly opposed including protections for people from Haiti and African countries in an immigration deal, calling those places “shithole countries.”

  • 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.