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Activists sue to overturn N.C. voter suppression law

“voter suppression” measures to impose unwarranted voter photo ID, and end same day voter registration, ...

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What has Shirley Sherrod been doing since her famous case? Let us give you an update

This was a lesson from God, Sherrod said during her NAACP speech, to teach her that it’s not all about Black and white, but about poverty also ...

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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom: Drum Majors for Justice Celebration in Washington, D.C. By Latraviette D. Smith

Fifty years ago, Whitney M. Young, Jr., president of the National Urban League from 1961-71, worked alongside his fellow civil rights, social justice and labor movement leaders to organize the March on Washington, where 300,000 people gathered to demand jobs and freedom. As America prepares to mark the anniversary of this historic gathering, the National Urban League, under the leadership of Marc H. Morial, ...

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Twentieth anniversary Little Miss African American crowned at Scholarship Pageant

Laila Ali served as host for the 20th year anniversary of the Little Miss African American Scholarship Pageant (LMAA) held Aug. 4, 2013 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, Ca. ...

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Many events planned for March on Washington

long-planned March on Washington scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 24 ...

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Sixteen year old charged with felony after science project goes wrong

Kiera Wilmot was handcuffed and hauled away like a common criminal after her science project caused a minor scare at the school. ...

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Obama names Oprah to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Obama named Oprah Winfrey, along with 15 other honorees, as recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor. ...

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America’s Twentieth-Century Slavery

America’s Twentieth-Century Slavery ...

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