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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....


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


This Day in Black History: March 18, 1933
Civil rights activist and politician Unita Blackwell born....


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


This Day in Black History: June 16, 1966
Stokely Carmichael changes the civil rights mantra from "freedom" to "Black Power."...


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....


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...


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


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


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


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...