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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....


Exhibit Opens July 4 About Black Experience in WW2
"Fighting for the Right to Fight: The African American Experience in WWII" runs through May 2016....


This Day in Black History: Aug. 19, 1958
NAACP Youth Council begins sit-ins at Katz Drug Store lunch counter in Oklahoma City on Aug. 19, 19...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 1, 1960
Four Black college students are refused service at a segregated Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greens...


Three New Lakers Respond to Kobe Bryant Question With Awkward Silence
Don't all speak up at once Roy Hibbert, Lou Williams and Brandon Bass....


Civil Rights Sit-In Pioneer Franklin McCain Dies
Franklin McCain, who helped ignite an important part of the civil rights movements, is dead....


Commentary: The Young New Face of Black Leadership
Millennials are setting their own rules for a movement for change....


Miss. Unveils Marker for 1963 Civil Rights Sit-In
Mississippi unveiled a historical marker to commemorate sit-ins at a whites-only lunch counter in d...


Dream Defenders End Florida Sit-Ins
After staging a 31-day sit-in, the Dream Defenders are now leaving the Florida capitol....


Katherine Jackson's Chef Threatens Sexual Harassment Suit Against Nephew
Kai Chase claims she was harassed by Trent Jackson....


Fired Univision Host Claims the First Lady Never Complained About His Comments
Rodner Figueroa says the network lied....


Kanye West: "This Is What Frustration Sounds Like"
'Ye talks civil rights movement, breaking barriers in music....


Dwyane Wade to Launch Underwear Line
Wade will also join advisory board for Naked brand....


Pat Houston on Whitney: 'She Fulfilled Her Purpose in Life'
Pop icon's sister-in-law talks Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances....


Throwback Thursday With Asst. Democratic Leader Jim Clyburn
The love story of James and Emily Clyburn....


Condoleezza Rice Out as Rutgers Commencement Speaker After Student Protests
Rutgers students win battle to prevent former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice from delivering a...


Black Women Call on Mitch McConnell to Hold a Vote on Loretta Lynch
Protesters say Loretta Lynch is being used as a sacrificial lamb....


Famed SC Civil Rights Protesters Have Convictions Erased
The men were arrested for integrating a whites-only lunch counter....


Republican Legion to Demand Obama Make Trillions in Spending Cuts
Today scores of Republicans will head to the White House to demand that President Obama make trilli...


Hong Kong Students Draw Inspiration From Ferguson Protests
Pro-democracy demonstrators facing violent police attacks are using the same "hands up, don't shoot...

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