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The night King spoke

The night King spokeTickets, sand in gas tanks and broken windows. C.O. Simpkins speaks about the night Martin Luther King spoke in Shreveport.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
COMMENTARY

We need politicians who do what's right on LGBT rights

We need politicians who do what's right on LGBT rightsLeaving out transgender Michiganders from civil rights protections shouldn't be considered.
  • COMMENTARY
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Washington

Holder, 'still attorney general,' pushes voting rights

Holder, 'still attorney general,' pushes voting rightsHolder also announced a new juvenile justice initiative.
  • Washington
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Nation

New York suburban park named for Ruby Dee

New York suburban park named for Ruby DeeThe park next to the New Rochelle library is now named for the actress and activist.
  • Nation
  • 1 month ago
Elections 2014

Voting rights battle could aid minority turnout

Voting rights battle could aid minority turnoutFight for new "pre-clearance" provision could be rallying point for minority voters.
  • Elections 2014
  • 1 month ago
Nation

Library of Congress to house Rosa Parks collection

Library of Congress to house Rosa Parks collectionThe Howard Buffett Foundation bought Parks' items and will loan them for public display.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
I-Team

S.A. non-discrimination ordinance 'test case' falls short

S.A. non-discrimination ordinance 'test case' falls shortAT&T and a transgender contractor can't agree on a settlement, leaving the case up in the air.
  • I-Team
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation

HBO miniseries to revisit Yonkers desegregation saga

HBO miniseries to revisit Yonkers desegregation sagaThe miniseries will delve into the city's desegregation battle in the late 1980s.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago