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Commentary: I’m Not Ready to Celebrate the Removal of the Confederate Flag
Hold the applause for South Carolina. Here are four champions of justice who deserve praise....


SC Rep. Jenny Horne Makes Passionate Speech on Removal of Confederate Flag
The confederate flag is seeing its final day on the South Carolina State Capitol as the State Senat...


Petition Launched to Add Outkast to Confederate Monument
Artist wants to see Big Boi and André 3000 on Stone Mountain....


Instagram Pulled (And Replaced) Talib Kweli's 'Hate Speech' Photo
The fans showed support throughout the entire ordeal....


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


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...


Florida School Named for KKK Leaders Will Get a New One
Many African-Americans in Jacksonville objected to a largely Black school being named after a Confe...


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....


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


Commentary: The Republican Party Is Dead
The Republican Party as we knew it is dead. No longer are they going to compete in any serious way ...


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...


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


Commentary: What a Difference 167 Years Makes
With election of Rev. Fred Luter Jr., the former pro-slavery Southern Baptist church gets its very ...


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...


High School Basketball Players in NY Suspended for Racist Tweets
Three high school basketball players in New York were suspended Wednesday for tweeting racist remar...


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


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

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