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Obama to Focus on Civil Rights Struggles Past and Present
President plans a speech for Saturday in Selma....


First Lady: Education Is Most Important Civil Rights Issue
Michelle Obama pushes education at White House Black History Month event....


The New Civil Rights Movement: Has the Momentum Died?
Young activists discuss the next phase of their movement....


Anne Moody, Mississippi Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 74
She was one of a few students who staged a sit-in at a Woolworth's in Jackson, Miss....


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...


Civil Rights Groups Sue to Get Voter Registration Applications Processed
Georgia secretary of state forced to act on tens of thousands of applications....


Civil Rights Figure: US Divided by Race Again
Ruby Bridges, the first black student to attend a previously all-white New Orleans elementary schoo...


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...


Michael Ealy to Play Civil Rights Activist in New Film
Actor to portray Biloxi doctor who successfully sued Mississippi....


Tyler James Williams: Black Community Is 'Notoriously Homophobic'
Dear White People star talks stereotypes, gay rights....


This Day in Black History: July 2, 1964
President Lyndon Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 14, 1964
On Oct. 14, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. received a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in the civil rig...


Freedom House Sees Disturbing Global Decline in Democracy
Global freedom has suffered a disturbing decline with 60 percent of the world's population, or 2.6 ...


Larry Wilmore on Obesity: 'Are You Gonna Finish That?'
The Nightly Show host dives into America's #1 health problem....


NBA Pioneer Earl Lloyd Dies at 86
Forward became first Black player in league's history back in 1950....


Rosa Parks Archive Open to Public for First Time
The Library of Congress collection will be digitized and available online....


Ledisi on Selma: I Was Proud and Afraid to Play Mahalia Jackson
The nine-time Grammy nominee talks transforming into the legendary gospel singer for the civil righ...


Meek Mill Suing Philadelphia Police Over Drug Bust
The hip hop star files suit claiming 2012 arrest cost him millions....


Rights Group Urges UN to Stop Nigerian Executions
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project is seeking help from U.N. rapporteurs to stop ...


Civil Rights Groups Band Together to Create a Jobs and Freedom Agenda
Civil rights groups unveil a plan targeting economic, educational, health, criminal justice issues ...

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