In the News

Keep up with the Robert “Bob” Hicks Foundation with these stories from local and national sources.

Barbara Hicks Collins is Turning Her Family Home into a Civil Rights Museum (podcast)

Museum Archipelago, 12/03/2018

The Deacons (podcast)

Undone, 11/21/2016

New La. Civil Rights Trail marker unveiled at A.Z. Young Park

WAFB, 08/09/2021

New historical marker in Baton Rouge honors longest march of Civil Rights movement

WBRZ, 08/09/2021

Dr. Malik Spady: Making most of opportunity to help patients in need, 02/02/2021

Meet ‘The Deacons’: armed Black Christians who protected MLK during the civil rights era

Zenger News, 10/27/2020

25 years ago today, Black men united in their pain – and power. This is what the Million Man March meant to participants

USA Today, 10/14/2020

‘Let the work begin’ – Project starts at Hicks House site

Bogalusa Daily News, 11/16/2019

Woman works to preserve Bogalusa home turned headquarters of civil rights group

Daily Advertiser, 04/25/2019

Hicks Event Set for Feb. 23

Bogalusa Daily News, 02/20/2019

Lawmakers push to make civil rights landmarks national monuments

USA Today, 05/10/2018

Hicks group, museum get grant

Bogalusa Daily News, 04/08/2018

$500K Federal will help preserve civil rights icon’s Bogalusa home, 03/20/2018

Patchy reporting undercuts hate crimes statistics

Las Vegas Review Journal, 06/40/2016

A Celebration of ‘Legends’: Local Trailblazers Honored

Bogalusa Daily News, 03/06/2016

New black history museum still on the lookout for artifacts

USA Today, 02/08/2016

Hicks family receives apology from city

Bogalusa Daily News, 11/14/2015

Home of civil rights ‘hero’ Hicks gets historic marker

USA Today, 12/01/2014

Bogalusa Civil Rights leader Bob Hicks honored

The Advocate, 11/29/2014

Smithsonian to honor La. family civil rights efforts

USA Today, 08/29/2014

Robert Hicks, leader in armed rights group, dies at 81

The New York Times, 04/24/2010

Robert Hicks, civil rights activist, dies at age 81, 04/16/2010