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Bree Newsome Speaks Out: 'I Did It Because I Am Free'
Bree Newsome, an African-American woman who was arrested for scaling the pole at the South Carolina...


Commentary: How Black America Helped Win Marriage Equality
Keith Boykin recalls the moments that led up to this historic day....


Removing Monuments to Racist Past Is Often a Challenging Job
In Georgia, Black elected officials led a successful movement to remove a statue from the state cap...


Memphis Divided Over Renaming of Confederate Parks
Memphis city council has decided to rename a park originally named for a Confederate soldier....


Would You Boycott Texas Over Confederate Flag License Plates?
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee urges the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles not to issue license ...


Confederate Flag Comes Down in Louisiana Town
Sixty years hoisting the Confederate flag outside its courthouse to send a message to Black communi...


Leaders Say S.C. Should Be Forced to Get Rid of Rebel Flag
Posted Jan. 4, 2008- Black leaders in South Carolina say the Confederate flag has got to go. :: AD ...


NAACP Renews Call for Removal of S.C.’s Rebel Flag
Posted July 21, 2008 – The NAACP is getting little support from the residents of mostly Black South...


Miss. gov says Confederacy flap not worth 'diddly'
Miss. gov says Confederacy flap not worth 'diddly'...


NAACP Promises Battle in S.C. Over Rebel Flag
NAACP promises battle in S.C. over confederate flag....


Rick Perry Faces a Difficult Decision
Texas Gov. Rick Perry must appoint a member to the state's DMV, which is weighing whether to approv...


Jackson Calls on Obama to Sidestep Congress to Create Jobs
Rep. Jackson says that Obama should create a stimulus plan to provide jobs for the unemployed and b...


South Carolina Throws a "Secession Ball"
The Confederate Heritage Trust plans to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the state's decision t...


Barbour Sees No Baggage on Race
Mississippi governor seeks to distance himself from segregation....


This Day in Black History: Jan. 1, 1863
On Jan. 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation....


Commentary: Study Finds Greater Opportunity for Blacks in South Than North
New research suggests that the “opportunity gap” separating Blacks and Latinos from whites is signi...


Rep. David Scott Lashes Out at Civil Rights Groups for Silence on Judicial Nominees
Rep. David Scott urges civil rights leaders to publicly oppose controversial judicial nominees....


Judging Obama: Some CBC Members Unhappy With Judicial Picks
The Congressional Black Caucus calls for more diverse and judicious federal court judge nominees....


Commentary: When a Flag Means More Than Heritage
The movement to ban the Confederate flag is a small step toward liberty....


Civil Rights Luminaries Slam Obama's Georgia Judiciary Picks
Rep. John Lewis and other leaders call on President Obama to withdraw Georgia judiciary nominees....

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