Tag Archives: Civil Rights and Liberties

Dr. W.V. Cordice Jr., 94, a Surgeon Who Helped Save Dr. King, Dies

On Sept. 20, 1958, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., then emerging as the leader of the civil rights movement, was autographing copies of his new book in a Harlem department store when a woman approached to ... Read more

Dr. W.V. Cordice Jr., 95, a Surgeon Who Helped Save Dr. King, Dies

On Sept. 20, 1958, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., then emerging as the leader of the civil rights movement, was autographing copies of his new book in a Harlem department store when a woman approached to ... Read more

Op-Docs: ‘Why Care About the N.S.A.?’

Like many Americans and people around the world, I was deeply disturbed to hear the revelations of Edward Snowden about N.S.A. surveillance, which is an affront to the United States Bill of Rights. But as a ... Read more

Plaquemine Journal: On a Large Stage, King’s Dream. On a Small One, a Nightmare.

PLAQUEMINE, La. — Fifty years ago this week, as thousands converged in Washington to hear the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver what would become a hallowed text in American history, Ronnie Moore ... Read more

Plaquemine Journal: On a Large Stage, King’s Dream, on a Small One, an Ugly Nightmare

PLAQUEMINE, La. — Fifty years ago this week, as thousands converged in Washington to hear the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver what would become a hallowed text in American history, Ronnie Moore ... Read more