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Greensboro mayor moves to take over civil rights museum

Greensboro mayor moves to take over civil rights museumGreensboro City Mayor Nancy Vaughn proposed Monday that the city of Greensboro take over and operate the financially troubled International Civil Rights Center and Museum.
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Nation

Author: Iowa was 'Busy in the Cause' against slavery

Author: Iowa was 'Busy in the Cause' against slaveryRetired historian Lowell Soike's new book details Iowa's overlooked role in history.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Nation

Civil rights lawyer John Doar, 92, dies

Civil rights lawyer John Doar, 92, diesPresident Barack Obama called Doar "one of the bravest American lawyers of any era."
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Slain civil rights workers to receive Medal of Freedom

Slain civil rights workers to receive Medal of FreedomThe trio killed during Freedom Summer in 1964 will be honored on Nov. 24 with 16 others.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Golf

Charlie Sifford to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Charlie Sifford to receive Presidential Medal of FreedomSifford received death threats as he helped to desegregate golf.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Nation

Roots of Freedom Summer planted at Ohio college

Roots of Freedom Summer planted at Ohio collegeA reunion weekend in Oxford notes Western College's role in training activists in 1964.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation

King's 1966 New Jersey visit: 'A long, long way to go'

King's 1966 New Jersey visit: 'A long, long way to go'The civil rights leader brought his message of change and challenge to Monmouth College.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Business

Pancake flap: 'Aunt Jemima' heirs seek dough

Pancake flap: 'Aunt Jemima' heirs seek doughDescendants say their great-grandmother helped create recipe, was exploited.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago