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60 Years Later: From Rosa Parks to Black Lives Matter
Keith Boykin discusses the changes between the past and present civil rights movements on the 60th ...


Commentary: Why You Should Go See Selma Today
Ava DuVernay's film is a timely representation of the state of civil rights in America....


'March: Book Two' Shows All Sides of Civil Rights Movement
Georgia Democratic congressman and Civil Rights Movement icon John Lewis hopes his latest graphic n...


Commentary: The State of Equality and Justice in America
Bayard Rustin is an unsung hero for quality....


This Day in Black History: Aug. 24, 1987
Bayard Rustin, a prominent activist in the March on Washington, died on Aug. 24, 1987....


This Day in Black History: Aug. 29, 1957
Congress passes the Civil Rights Act of 1957 on Aug. 29, 1957....


Transcript: Obama's Remarks at Congressional Black Caucus Phoenix Awards Gala
Obama renews push for tougher gun laws and pledges to fight Republicans on key issues....


Beyoncé Spotlights Black Heroes for Black History Month
The singer will educate her fans on remarkable yet "unsung" leaders all month long....


This Day in Black History: April 19, 1837
Cheyney University, one of the oldest Black colleges, was founded on April 19, 1837....


Watch 'Brother Outsider'
We are all channel-surfing through the several films that show up during Black History Month. ...


Commentary: Blacks Won't Abandon Obama Over Gay Marriage
President Obama's support of same-sex marriage was the worst kept secret in Washington....


Dr. King Fought More Than Racism
Many people don’t remember this, but the reason Martin Luther King Jr. was in Memphis in the first ...


Reverend Nearly Collapses After Giving Sermon
He preached for about 40 minutes | and then he nearly collapsed....


Charles Steele Steps Down as SCLC Chief
After a half-decade as the leader of this civil rights group | he's leaving....