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This Day in Black History: Dec. 5, 1955
The Montgomery Bus boycott began on Dec. 5, 1955, setting the stage for desegregation in public tra...


This Day in Black History: Jan. 10, 1957
Southern Christian Leadership Conference founded in Atlanta, Georgia....


Commentary: For Martin Luther King Jr., It All Started With Reluctant Leadership
Celebrating the life of Martin Luther King compels Americans to consider the conditions under which...


Commentary: The GOP’s Fantasy About the End of Racism
The Republican National Committee sent a tweet saying that Rosa Parks’ role in the Montgomery Bus B...


Kanye West To Assist In Protest Of Arizona's Immigration Laws
Kanye West To Assist In Protest Of Arizona's Immigration Laws...


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


Commentary: Clarence Thomas’s Strange History Lesson
The only Black justice on the United States Supreme Court offers some strange reflections on race i...


Commentary: For Jet Magazine, An End of An Era
A reflection on the historic role of Jet magazine, which after more than 60 years as print publicat...


Rosa Parks' Archive Opening to Public at Library of Congress
For the first time, researchers and the public will now have full access to Parks' archive of lette...


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


Commentary: A Spark Finally Ignites in Nigerian Abduction Crisis
It took weeks for the world to focus on the kidnapping of more than 275 young women in Nigeria....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 13, 1956
U.S. Supreme Court rules segregation on Alabama buses unconstitutional....


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


Commentary: The Well-Deserved Controversy Over Donald Sterling
The Clippers owner is in the midst of a self-induced firestorm over racist comments he made....


Civil Rights Icon Johnnie Carr Dies | News | BET.com
Posted Feb. 25, 2008 – The list of aging civil rights giants shrunk a second time in a week. On Fri...


Sharpton Accused of Being a Shake-Down Artist?
Posted June 19, 2008 – The Rev. Al Sharpton, who’s fighting accusations that he’s been “shaking dow...


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


On 50th Anniversary, Protesters Reflect on Success of 1960s Lunch Counter Sit-Ins in Greensboro
Protesters Reflect on Success of 1960s Sit-Ins...


Mississippi To Make Civil Rights History Part of K-12 Curriculum
See what school district is rolling out a civil rights curriculum....


Rosa Parks Archive Open to Public for First Time
The Library of Congress collection will be digitized and available online....

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