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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 ...


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


Police Arrest Black LGBT Activist for Distributing Voting Rights Leaflets
Ty Turner was detained at a rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, condemning the state's record on ra...


MLK III Reflects on Voting Rights as Congress Honors His Parents
Martin Luther King III came to Washington to receive a posthumous gold medal for his parents, but s...


Holder Vows to Defend Voting Rights Until His Last Day in Office
Attorney General Eric Holder remains steadfast in the fight to protect voting rights....


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....


Commentary: Why You Should Go See Selma Today
Ava DuVernay's film is a timely representation of the state of civil rights in America....


National Action Network Calls for Boycott of Oscars
Civil rights group demands more diversity among voters....


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...


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...


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


Civil Rights Groups Form United Front on Voting Rights Battleground
Civil rights groups will use the March on Washington to mobilize Americans around voting rights....


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


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


Commentary: The Republicans’ Sad Odyssey With Black Voting Rights
Republicans have sought to assault minority voting rights through a wave of identification laws....


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....


Voting Rights to Get Its Day in the Supreme Court
Supreme Court justices will hear arguments challenging the requirement that some states must get Ju...


NAACP Convention to Tackle New Voting Laws
This year's NAACP national convention is focusing on voter participation and the civil rights organ...


This Day in Black History: March 7, 1965
Civil rights protesters attempt to march from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery but are halted by heavil...


Introducing What's at Stake
BET web series starts open dialogue about topics that matter to young African-Americans....

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