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This Day in Black History: March 14, 1977
Voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer died on March 14, 1977, in Mound Bayou, Mississippi....


For the Faithful Few, a Need to Show Solidarity With Trayvon, Jordan
A group of mostly young people gathered in a chilly Times Square to remember Trayvon Martin and Jor...


This Day in Black History: March 14, 1933
Producer and composer Quincy Jones Jr. is born....


This Day in Black History: March 18, 1933
Civil rights activist and politician Unita Blackwell born....


Going Natural With Your Hair Isn’t Easy
The struggle over the hair on the heads of African-American women begins when they are small....


Maryland and North Carolina Redistricting Maps Headed to Court
Proponents of the North Carolina and Maryland redistricting maps say they dilute Black voting power...


Race Plays Pivotal Role in Maryland’s Redistricting Process
With a growing African-American population, Maryland must decide whether to increase Black represen...


This Day in Black History: July 17, 1935
Civil rights activist Lawrence Guyot was born on July 17, 1935, in Pass Christian, Mississippi....


Marching for King's Dream: "The Task Is Not Done"
Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Ma...


Redistricting and Voting Rights Roundup
An update on developments in redistricting and new voting rules around the country....


Obama's Former Pastor Jeremiah Wright at Civil Rights Conference
Obama's Former Pastor Jeremiah Wright at Civil Rights Conference...


Sheila Oliver Becomes N.J.’s First Black Assembly Speaker
Sheila Oliver Becomes N.J.’s First Black Assembly Speaker...


News| Remembering Rosa | Too Tired To Be Oppressed
Posted October 25, 2005 -- When Rosa Parks sat down for justice, she motivated lots of African-Amer...