Her bravery lives on: Recy Taylor, Alabama woman and anti-rape activist at the forefront of a brutal gang rape in 1944, dies at 97

In wake of the #MeToo movement, our underrated, unsung heroes are gaining some much deserved recognition, even as their lives come to an end. Recy Taylor, an African-American woman who challenged the justice system after she was abducted and gang raped by six white men in Abbeville, Alabama, has died just three days shy of her 98th birthday.

The Laughter and The Lesson: Dick Gregory Shares History, Lots of Words of Wisdom

We received a history lesson for the books as we were able to talk to the one and only Dick Gregory. The actor, comedian, activist (to name a few titles) gave us the real on his relationship with Martin Luther King, Jr., Medgar Evers, and what it meant to stand up in the face of adversity during the Civil Rights era. As Gregory poured into us, we identified with the amazing wisdom that was so rich, it oozed out of him.