Civil Rights in America
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History: Black men in South vote, Victoria Gray bornHistory: Black men in South vote, Victoria Gray bornHistory: Abraham Lincoln elected President & newly enfranchised African-American men in the South voted for President.
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Juanita Moore, daughter of civil rights martyrs, dies at 85Juanita Moore, daughter of civil rights martyrs, dies at 85Her parents, activists Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore, were killed in a 1951 bombing.
Al Benn speaks at Global Ties AlabamaAl Benn speaks at Global Ties AlabamaAl Benn, journalist, speaks about his experiences covering the civil rights movement in Alabama in the 60s at the Global Ties Alabama 50th Anniversary luncheon at Alabama State University in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015.
Library screening of 'Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot'Library screening of 'Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot'Augusta Coalition for Peace and Justice and Virginia Organizing present film and discussion at Staunton Public Library Oct. 25.
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Va. drivers with Confederate plates resistant to switchVa. drivers with Confederate plates resistant to switchOnly about 10% of drivers with Confederate battle flag license plates have returned their plates to the state.
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Civil rights groups oppose King monument at Confederate siteCivil rights groups oppose King monument at Confederate siteATLANTA — A civil rights group co-founded by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is saying "no" to a memorial for him at Stone Mountain.
Hundreds march for flag changeHundreds march for flag changeOne Flag For All rally held in Jackson in support of effort to change state flag.
Tenn.'s largest city elects 1st white mayor in 24 yearsTenn.'s largest city elects 1st white mayor in 24 yearsMEMPHIS — Voters in this majority-black city elected their first white mayor in 24 years, rebuffing a three-term incumbent whose campaign sagged under rising crime, poverty and troubled finances, according to unofficial election returns.
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Longtime labor, civil-rights activist dies at age 100Longtime labor, civil-rights activist dies at age 100The activist and philosopher was known internationally for her work promoting social change.
Grace Lee Boggs through the yearsGrace Lee Boggs through the yearsGrace Lee Boggs,has fought for social change through all of the major political shifts in America. Her work spans Labor, Civil Rights, Women's, Black Power, Asian American and Environmental movements. This photo was taken at herhome on Detroit's east side,...
The times are a changin' ... maybeThe times are a changin' ... maybeLeaving Kingston, Ohio, for Columbus and Ohio State proved to be education in itself
Poll: Blacks, whites agree police treat blacks differentlyPoll: Blacks, whites agree police treat blacks differentlyPoll: Sharp differences exist between way blacks, whites view police treatment of blacks.
Mother of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson diesMother of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson diesHelen Burns Jackson, 92, watched Jackson's ascent from his hometown of Greenville, S.C.
Jefferson Davis Statue removed from University of TexasJefferson Davis Statue removed from University of TexasBloomberg's Vonnie Quinn highlights the photos illustrating headlines from around the world on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
Voices: Bond's quiet dignity commanded respectVoices: Bond's quiet dignity commanded respectThe civil rights icon was an eloquent, enigmatic man of few words and faint smile.
- NationThe only known lynching of an American Jew followed the death of a white girl in Georgia.
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Early recording found of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I have a dream' speechEarly recording found of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I have a dream' speechAn early recording of King "I have a dream" speech was played publicly for the first time
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Poll: Ky. voters want to keep Jefferson Davis statuePoll: Ky. voters want to keep Jefferson Davis statueFRANKFORT, Ky. — Despite a nationwide push to remove Confederate symbols from government property, a large majority of Kentucky voters still want to keep the statue of Jefferson Davis displayed in the state Capitol.
In Selma, NAACP begins march to WashingtonIn Selma, NAACP begins march to WashingtonThe 40-day event, to end Sept. 15, underscores current voting rights concerns.
Civil rights hero honored at National CathedralCivil rights hero honored at National CathedralJonathan Myrick Daniels was 26 when he stepped in front of a bullet meant for Ruby Sales
COMING SUNDAY: Parenting with a disabilityCOMING SUNDAY: Parenting with a disabilityKara and Adam Ayers of Mason, who both have a form of dwarfism, grew up thinking that they couldn’t have kids. They proved everyone wrong when they gave birth to Hannah. One year ago this month, they traveled to China to adopt Eli.
Confederate culture war going Soviet: ColumnConfederate culture war going Soviet: ColumnAmericans shouldn't let our own history terrify us.
Charleston shooting could be defining civil rights moment: ColumnCharleston shooting could be defining civil rights moment: ColumnA senseless slaughter could revive drive to end America's racial divide.
Same-sex couple says 'I do' in GuamSame-sex couple says 'I do' in GuamNikki Dismuke and Deasia Johnson became the first same-sex couple to wed in Guam today.
Alabama considers renaming Selma's historic civil rights bridgeAlabama considers renaming Selma's historic civil rights bridgeAlabama senators took a step toward renaming Selma’s Edmund Pettus bridge, a historic site in the voting rights movement that also bears the name of a Ku Klux Klan officer.