The story of George Stinney Jr : BBC Witness Black History : How a 14-year-old boy became the youngest person to be executed in the USA during the 20th century. George Stinney Jr was sent to the electric chair in 1944.
Fifty-five years ago today, Malcolm X was assassinated. The civil rights leader was shot to death on February 21, 1965, at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City. He was only 39 years old.
There are a few animated short films in the Oakland International Film Festival this year, but only one that mixes documentary story-telling with animation. “Unalienable Rights” tells the story of the 1978 MOVE confrontation.
Campaigners are demanding a fresh inquiry into the death of protester Blair Peach during a demonstration held to prevent the National Front holding a meeting in Southall, west London, 40 years ago this week.
The sister of former paratrooper Christopher Alder who died in police custody 20 years ago says she “absolutely loves” a new graffiti tribute. The artwork is by well known Hull graffiti artist Preston Fox.
Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane was murdered to silence other human rights lawyers, his son has said. This week marks 30 years since Finucane was shot 14 times by loyalists in collusion with British security forces.
February 5th would have been Trayvon Martin’s 24th birthday. People took to social media with an outpouring of support honoring him. The teen’s death marked a call of urgency to Blacks to continue to fight for their lives.
This weekend marked 100 years since the armistice that ended World War I. In a speech commemorating the anniversary, French President Emmanuel Macron cautioned against the dangers of nationalism.