Crowds grew silent Wednesday evening as bells rang out 39 times in Atlanta and Memphis, Tennessee, to mark the age of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at the time of his assassination.
Tributes & Remembrance
More than 60 years have passed since Ruth Ellis was hanged for the murder of her lover and became the last woman to be executed in Britain. Since then there have been countless books, plays, television and radio dramas about her case.
Remembrance and tribute articles are added to the 4WardEver website as often as possible. They will chart some of the heroes and sheroes of our times, and cases of significance that have shaped society’s development, history and judiciary.
Darcus Howe, the broadcaster, writer and civil rights campaigner, has died aged 74. His family announced his death in a statement released on Sunday that read: “Darcus died quietly and unexpectedly in his sleep on the evening of Saturday 1 April.”
17 March 2017 will mark ten years since the tragic death of Gilly Mundy, one of the stalwarts of the campaign movement against deaths in police custody and abuse by police and prison officers in the United Kingdom.
“Thanks to Dane Cobain for this write-up on the Youth Voices 4 Justice event”: Hi, folks! I’ve got something a little bit different to you today. I was lucky enough to be invited to perform at the Youth Voices 4 Justice Benefit show in Birmingham.
Join the family and friends of Sean Rigg to mark his death and celebrate his life. Sean was a talented musician. This event marks the eighth year anniversary of his death in police custody on 21 August 2008.
Muhammad Ali captivated the world when he became world heavyweight boxing champion in 1964. He mixed extraordinary grace and speed in the ring with a larger than life personality outside it.