Montgomery

Steven Reed. Black man with short dark hair sitting at desk in gray suit in front of American flag.

Steven L. Reed Sworn in as Montgomery's First Black Mayor

The son of a civil rights activist, the Montgomery-native is the first Black person elected to run the city in its 200-year history.

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WATCH: Equal Justice Initiative Previews Racial Justice Museum, 'From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration'

The organization offers a video preview for the museum, which is scheduled to open in Montgomery, Alabama, in 2018.

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John Lewis Doc Coming to PBS in February

“Get in the Way” will air on February 10.

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New Short Animates History of Lynching and Racial Terror in the U.S.

The video, narrated by Bryan Stevenson and animated by Molly Crabapple, is presented by the Equal Justice Initiative.

'Bloody Sunday' Survivor Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies at Age 104

Boynton Robinson lived long enough to demonstrate on Selma’s infamous Edmund Pettus Bridge twice—once in 1965 and once in 2015 with President Obama

Part 2—Race Trips: Confederate Lies and Apple Pie

In Part 2 of a new Colorlines series, journalists Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer, an interracial couple, continue their trip through the Deep South where they’re confronting the big lie of Confederate history, the truth about their ancestors, and the profound weirdness of a polite society plagued by racism.