Civil Rights Movement
Black and brown and beige house on brown dirt in front of brown and beige buildings

Family Auctions Rosa Parks' Restored Detroit Home

The house is part of a larger auction of rare artifacts of Black history, which includes Alex Haley’s manuscript for “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” and The Jackson Five’s first professional record contract.

Mavis Staples in blue-and-pink paisley shirt, holding black microphone

Kennedy Center to Honor Mavis Staples

The singer—who achieved fame while singing Civil Rights Movement-oriented songs with her sisters as The Staple Singers—will be honored alongside Al Pacino and James Taylor.