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Ava DuVernay to Receive Freedom Award
The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis is presenting the honor to the director....


Wheelchair Organization Wants Nicki Minaj
Freedom 2 Roll makes special request over Halloween debacle....


Alabama Police Chief Apologizes to Rep. John Lewis and Freedom Riders
Rep. John Lewis is moved to tears by apology issued by Montgomery police chief Kevin Murphy for the...


Obama Opens JFK Tribute With Freedom Medals
President Obama awards Freedom Medals to Oprah Winfrey, former President Bill Clinton and others....


Throwback Thursday: Rep. John Lewis's Freedom Summer
The iconic Rep. John Lewis recalls being jailed for a good cause....


Influential Dem Latest to Oppose Obama Judge Pick
Rep. John Lewis joins the chorus of lawmakers who oppose Michael Boggs for the federal bench in Geo...


'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...


Traveling the Freedom Riders' Route
More than 50 years after the Freedom Rides, road trippers can visit museums, some historical marker...


This Day in Black History: May 4, 1961
On May 4, 1961, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) staged its first “freedom ride” out of Washi...


This Day in Black History: June 16, 1966
Stokely Carmichael changes the civil rights mantra from "freedom" to "Black Power."...


Commentary: The Farce of the Zimmerman-DMX Boxing Match
George Zimmerman and DMX are planning to fight each other in a celebrity boxing event that can only...


Commentary: Nonviolent Boycott of Israel Is Just
Israel’s policies for Palestinians amount to apartheid and make a boycott as appropriate as the boy...


The Ride That Wasn’t So “Free” 50 Years Ago
President Obama honored Freedom Riders on the 50th anniversary of their journey....


The Freedom Riders’ Story Will Live On, Forever
An Alabama Greyhound station is converted into a museum to commemorate the historic journey....


Casting News: Roles for David Oyelowo, Tessa Thompson and More
Ava DuVernay's Selma fills out its cast....


Does Being Down With the Swirl Make White Men Feel Like Freedom Fighters?
Conservative pundit Ann Coulter opines on race relations....


John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, Urges Americans to Vote
Congressman John Lewis condemns voter ID laws and urges Americans to vote....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 21, 1940
Congressman and activist John Lewis was born on Feb. 21, 1940....


Vice President Joseph Biden Honors the Civil Rights Movement
Vice President Joseph Biden celebrates Black History Month with African-American leaders....


Pitbull Defends Jay-Z's and Beyoncé's Cuba Trip
Mr. 305: "First letter of Cuba is an 'Open Letter.'"...

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