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Friends, Family, Admirers Remember Bond in DC Memorial
Civil rights activist died in August at age 75....


Hundreds Rally Against Confederate Sign on Mississippi Flag
Civil-rights leader Myrlie Evers-Williams, Mississippi-born rapper David Banner and a prominent Sou...


Myrlie Evers-Williams Steps Down From NAACP Board
Myrlie Evers-Williams steps down from NAACP board after 30 years....


This Day in Black History: June 23, 1997
Educator and activist Betty Shabazz dies from injuries suffered in a fire set by her grandson....


Myrlie Evers-Williams: "I Consider This an Incredible Honor"
Myrlie Evers-Williams talks about her role in the inauguration, the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institu...


Photo of the Day: Obama and Myrlie Evers-Williams
President Obama has an emotional meeting with Myrlie Evers-Williams and her family in the Oval Offi...


Myrlie Evers-Williams Named Scholar-in-Residence at Alcorn State University
Widow of civil rights leader Medgar Evers to take up new duties at the historically Black college i...


This Day in Black History: May 28, 1936
Betty Shabazz was born in Detroit, Michigan....


King Memorial Event Celebrates the Women of the Civil Rights Movement
People easily forget the contributions women made to the civil rights movement, but their hard work...


Navy Ship Named in Honor of Medgar Evers
The U.S. Navy named one of its new ships after slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers. The cargo sh...