Stephen Schwerner doesn’t remember how he learned his younger brother Michael was missing in Mississippi along with colleagues Andrew Goodman and James Chaney.
A fight is brewing in Tennessee over a legendary civil rights and labor organizing center whose alumni and supporters include Rosa Parks and Eleanor Roosevelt.
Pete Seeger is the latest American musician to appear on a U.S. postage stamp.
George Wein, one of the great impresarios of 20th century music who helped found the Newport jazz and folk festivals and set the template for gatherings everywhere from Woodstock to the south of France, has died at 95.
Bruce Springsteen has won the Woody Guthrie Prize, which is given annually to an artist seen as carrying on the spirit of the folk singer whose music focused on the plight of the poor and disenfranchised.