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This Day in Black History: Feb. 14, 1957

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference was established on Feb. 14, 1957 and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. served as president.

Civil Rights Groups: Prevent King Monument at Stone Mountain

Why leaders do not want King associated with the landmark.
Selma-to-Montgomery March

50th Anniversary of March to Tackle Today's Issues

Activists will address current voting laws, redistricting.

Commentary: The Stirring, Inspirational Voice of Maya Angelou

The celebrated author and poet died at age 86.

This Day in Black History: April 17, 1990

Ralph Abernathy died in Atlanta.

Group Puts Confederate Flag on Ga. Specialty Tag

Civil rights advocates are infuriated over license plates.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Fifty Years Later, Marchers of 1963 Recall Dignity and Unity

Several say it is an event they will never forget.
Expert Says Trayvon Was on Top of Zimmerman

SCLC Calls for Peace Ahead of Zimmerman Verdict

Civil rights group will rally today outside the courthouse.

This Day in Black History: May 11, 1968

The Poor People's Campaign arrives in Washington, D.C.

Martin Luther King III Discusses the Family Bible, His Father and Obama

King says attacking poverty should be a higher priority.

This Day in Black History: June 24, 1968

Resurrection City was cleared out of Washington, D.C.