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Michael Sabbie Died in an Arkansas Jail Cell in July
Michael Sabbie is another person who died while in a jail cell in July, this time in Texarkana, Ark...


One of Last Original Tuskegee Airmen Instructors Dies at 96
Milton Pitts Crenchaw died in Georgia....


Black Arkansas Woman Named Oldest American
Gertrude Weaver recently celebrated her 116th birthday, making her the world's second-oldest person...


Judge OKs Pact Ending Ark. Desegregation Payments
A federal judge has approved a settlement allowing the state of Arkansas to stop making payments to...


Commentary: Two Arkansas Republicans Caught Defending Slavery
Jon Hubbard, a Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, said in his book that sl...


'Long Live Chinx' Will Be a Documentary Honoring the Fallen Rapper
It airs this Wednesday....


Obama Asks for $50 Million to Restore Civil Rights Sites
The president's budget includes money for improvements at the national historical trail from Selma ...


Former GOP Nominee Romney Will Not Run for President in '16
Mitt Romney says he'll find other ways to help the country....


This Day in Black History: March 20, 1915
Guitarist and gospel singer Rosetta Nubin Tharpe was born on March 20, 1915, in Cotton Plant, Arkan...


Family of Ernest Hoskins Jr. Outraged Over Manslaughter Charge
With the trial looming in Arkansas over the killing of Ernest Hoskins Jr., a Black man shot by his ...


This Day in Black History: Sept. 24, 1957
President Dwight D. Eisenhower orders federal troops to escort nine Black students, nicknamed the "...


This Day in Black History: May 27, 1958
Ernest Green of the "Little Rock Nine" became the first Black graduate of the newly desegregated Ce...


Obama Targets His Campaign Message to Core Voters
President Obama tries to rally young Black voters to the polls....


Supreme Court Clears the Way for Gay Marriage Expansion
The high court turned down seven appeals to prohibit gay marriage....


Appeals Court: Arkansas Can't Stop Desegregation Funds
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Arkansas cannot cut off millions of dollars in fun...


Little Rock Schools Fight for Desegregation Program
Three Little Rock school districts argue desegregation program is about giving parents more options...


Redistricting and Voting Rights Roundup
The latest news on redistricting and voting laws that affect African-Americans....


This Day in Black History: May 8, 1932
Professional boxing champion Sonny Liston is believed to have been born on May 8, 1932....


Commentary: Down on the Plantation With Donald Sterling
Keith Boykin recounts racial moments in NBA history....


CDC: 1 in 68 Children Has Autism
New report finds that autism 1 in 68 children in the U.S. have autism....

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