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This Day in Black History: Oct. 4, 1943
Activist H. Rap Brown was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana....


Living the Dream: Eleanor Holmes Norton
Eleanor Holmes Norton describes the March on Washington as one of the most unforgettable sights....


This Day in Black History: Dec. 13, 1903
Social justice activist Ella Baker was born on Dec. 13, 1903....


Rep. John Lewis Recalls Bloody Sunday
John Lewis thought that he would die on the Edmund Pettus Bridge....


This Day in Black History: Aug. 26, 1968
On Aug. 26, 1968, Julian Bond received an invalid vice presidential nomination at the Democratic Na...


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


Tens of Thousands Turn Out for Moral March in Raleigh
Civil rights organizers kick off a year of activism at Moral March rally....


Black College Student Leaders Create Coalition for Racial Equality
The founding members hail from all eight Ivy League institutions and were inspired by young groups ...


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


Opinion: Jena Rally Is About More Than Six Black Teens!
Posted Sept. 20, 2007 – Could the rally in the tiny town of Jena, La., awaken the Black community –...


Washington, D.C. Says Goodbye To A Beloved First Lady
UPDATED Sept. 14, 2007 – “Classy, elegant, courageous” were just a few of the words used to de...


This Ain't Your Granddaddy's Civil Rights Movement
A new generation of young activists are protesting a nation that devalues their lives and challengi...


King’s Nephew to Lead SCLC
Isaac Newton Farris Jr. will lead the civil rights organization founded by his late uncle....


Marion Barry Apologizes for “Dirty” Asians Remark
D.C. City Council member and former mayor Marion Barry apologizes for calling local Asian businesse...


Occupy 2012: What Is the Movement’s Role?
In 2012 the Occupy Movement will need a more clearly defined mission and plan of action....


Student immigrants use civil rights-era strategies
Student immigrants use civil rights-era strategies...


Obama's Former Pastor Jeremiah Wright at Civil Rights Conference
Obama's Former Pastor Jeremiah Wright at Civil Rights Conference...