Photos: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arriving in Texas

On Wednesday, April 9, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama were welcomed to Houston as Air Force One touched down at Bush Intercontinental Airport. (Photos by Chandra Jarmon/AFRAMNews.com) Be sure to read our coverage of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Civil Rights Act of 1964: President Challenges Americans to Protect and Preserve Civil Rights…

President Challenges Americans to Protect and Preserve Civil Rights Legacy for Future Generations

By Darwin Campbell, African-American News and Issues “Well, What the Hell’s the Presidency For?” – Lyndon B. Johnson AUSTIN-The real question is not what America accomplished in the battle for civil rights over the past 50 years-  It is whether it will survive the next 50 years and beyond. That was the message President Barack…

Bill Clinton: Protect Civil Rights and Voting Rights or Risk Losing Voice and Democracy

Story By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues AUSTIN-Like a wise old philosopher, former President Bill Clinton made his appeal for a nation to choose healing and unity over the partisan politics that threatens to shatter the delicate nature of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act. With his silver white hair and glasses,…

Civil Rights Elders: Black Men and Women Commitments to Struggle Based on Heart and Thirsty Desire For Real Change

AUSTIN-Civil Rights elders Georgia Congressman John Lewis, former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond and Former Congressman and U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young  shared their recollections of movement history, insights and visions for the future at the 50th Anniversary Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library. The three legends looked back, gave their views from the frontline…