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On Anniversary, Obama Says Too Few Use Hard-Won Voting Right
America owes great debt to those who were courageous enough to demand equality....


Why Trump and Republicans Keep Deluding Themselves About Race and Obama
Keith Boykin recounts a long history of the GOP's race-baiting tactics....


This Day in Black History: Aug. 6, 1965
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act....


Civil Rights Leaders Want Action on Voting Rights Amendment Act
Civil and voting rights groups urge Congress to move forward on the Voting Rights Amendment Act....


Obama Asks for $50 Million to Restore Civil Rights Sites
The president's budget includes money for improvements at the national historical trail from Selma ...


High Court Sends Alabama Redistricting Case Back for Review
Justices divided on whether the GOP-led legislature rely too heavily on race when it redrew the sta...


Historic Civil Rights Act of 1965 Celebrates a Bittersweet Birthday
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 turns 48 today, and since it was signed into law it has been met with...


Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Part of Voting Rights Act
The Supreme Court rules Congress must decide which states must get permission to change voting laws...


Selma Coming to High Schools Everywhere
Paramount to give free DVDs of film to every high school in the U.S....


Selma Heading Back to Theaters With Two-for-One Ticket Offer
Re-release timed with 50th anniversary of march....


Watch the First Trailer for Ava DuVernay's Selma
David Oyelowo plays Martin Luther King Jr. in the drama....


Ava DuVernay to Preview Selma at Urbanworld Film Festival
Director will share exclusive clips of her upcoming film....


This Day in Black History: Jan. 2, 1965
Martin Luther King Jr. starts historic voter registration drive in Selma, Alabama, in opposition of...


NAACP, SCLC Seek Expansion of Civil Rights Death Law
There has only been one prosecution since the Emmett Till Act was signed in by then-President Georg...


Activists Honor the Anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday'
Thousands march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge on the 49th anniversary of Bloody Sunday....


What's Next for the Voting Rights Act?
Black leaders discuss the future of the Voting Rights Act....


Voting Rights Gets Capitol Hearings
The House and Senate begin considering how to update the Voting Rights Act of 1965....


Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Voting Rights Case
The United States Supreme Court said it will review the constitutionality of a landmark portion of ...


This Day in Black History: Aug. 6, 1965
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on Aug. 6, 1965....


BET and Centric Celebrate Selma
Watch the phenomenal concert Friday, March 13 at 8P/7C....

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