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New Documentary Revisits Jim Crow-era Shooting
You Belong to Me investigates the mysterious case of Ruby McCollum and the 1952 fatal shooting that...


Doreetha Daniels Gets College Degree at Age 99
Nebraska native fulfills lifelong dream, breaks record for oldest graduate....


Commentary: Fighting Against the New Jim Crow
Dream Defenders analyze how mass incarceration affects Black and brown communities....


Commentary: Beisbol Bounds Blacks and Latinos in Jim Crow Era
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to celebrate kinship between ballplayers of color....


Report: Jim Crow Policies Are Still Alive
The Center for Social Inclusion finds that people of color continue to face discrimination in the j...


Remembering the Happy Times of Segregation?
For all the hardships and humiliations of the Jim Crow era, a Baltimore teacher’s historical discov...


Bill Clinton Compares New GOP Voting Laws to Jim Crow Era
Former President Bill Clinton said GOP legislatures are trying to implement Jim Crow laws and poll ...


NAACP President Links Voter ID Laws to Jim Crow
NAACP president Benjamin Jealous compares new voter ID laws to Jim Crow and says they are a respons...


Breakdown: Apartheid vs. Jim Crow
The pervasive racism, discrimination and degradation faced by Blacks and other ethnic minorities un...


FBI Wants Help Prosecuting Jim Crow Crimes
FBI Wants Help Prosecuting Jim Crow Crimes...


Oldest National Park Ranger Shares Her History, Passion for Service
Betty Reid Soskin, 93, shares her family history through slavery, segregation, and the Civil Rights...


Cornel West Says Obama Is "Mustering More Will" This Term
Cornel West sat down with BET.com at WNYC radio's Greene Space to discuss some of the challenges cu...


Alabama Commemorates MLK's "Letter From a Birmingham Jail"
More than 100 gathered to mark the 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. wrote a letter from a Birm...


Geraldine Hines Becomes First Black Woman on Massachusetts High Court
Gov. Deval Patrick's nomination of the 66-year-old to the state's highest court was unanimously app...


Commentary: Why a Museum Highlights a Lynching Tree
Blacks will never forget the history of racism in the United States, and the new Jim Crow Museum of...


Commentary: Trayvon Martin Is the Emmett Till of a New Generation
The death of Trayvon Martin evokes memories of the 1950s killing of Emmett Till....


Anti-Obama Rhetoric Reaches New Lows
A bumper sticker uses "re-nig" as a racist play on the word "renege."...


Va. Senator Jim Webb Calls for Ending Diversity Programs
Va. Senator Jim Webb calls for ending diversity programs....


Commentary: The NCAA Should Boycott Indiana
Gov. Michael Pence and the state should pay for its “license to discriminate."...


Keith David: "I Would Feel Like an Idiot to Myself Supporting Romney"
The veteran actor talks Cloud Atlas, Halle Berry, politics and more....

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