Civil and political rights

Martin Luther King's signature on letter. (AP Photo)

MLK thank-you letter to Philly officer for sale

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dealer of rare historic documents is selling a letter from Martin Luther King Jr. to a Philadelphia police officer who was assigned to protect him, expressing gratitude for the officer’s concerns.

04/03/2013

Rosa Parks stamp

Postal service issues special Rosa Parks stamp

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service has issued a Rosa Parks stamp on what would have been the late civil rights icon’s 100th birthday.

02/04/2013

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