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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....


War Memorial Separates Dead By Race, Divides Southern City
Along Main Street in a small South Carolina city, there is war memorial honoring fallen World War I...


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...


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....


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


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....


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....


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


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...


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...


Commentary: Why I'm Glad Nicki Minaj Shared Her Abortion Story
We need more Black women destigmatizing our right to choose....

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