Day: November 3, 2019

Civil Rights Memorial celebrates 30th anniversary

The Civil Rights Memorial that honors 40 individuals who were murdered during the modern civil rights movement will celebrate its 30th anniversary beginning Monday. The Southern Poverty Law Center, which is based in Montgomery, Alabama, dedicated the memorial November 5, 1986. The memorial honors individuals murdered in the period framed by the 1954 Brown v. Education decision and the 1968[Read More…]

Lewis Hamilton wins sixth Formula 1 World Driving Championship

Black British racing car driver Lewis Hamilton on Sunday won a record-tying sixth Formula One championship. Hamilton, who drives for the Mercedes racing team, earned 381 points to the 314 for Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas’ and 249 points for Ferrari’s Charles Lecleric. Hamilton finished second to Bottas in Sunday’s United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, but Hamiltom’s wins and[Read More…]