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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...


A Black History Trove: The Civil Rights Museum in Memphis
The National Civil Rights Museum, which sits on the site where Martin Luther King was shot, offers ...


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...


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...


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: 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...


Buffett Heir Buys Rosa Parks Archive
Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks that have been sitting unseen for y...


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....


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...


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...


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....


Commentary: Good Riddance Artur Davis
Artur Davis' plan of putting naked ambition ahead of his constituents' interests is not a good stra...