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Police weren't the problem in Ferguson: Column

Police weren't the problem in Ferguson: ColumnThe Obama administration, the media and activists sow seeds of disaster.
  • Opinion
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Nation

Home of civil rights 'hero' Hicks gets historic marker

Home of civil rights 'hero' Hicks gets historic markerLouisiana's tourism office placed the marker outside of the late activist's Bogalusa home.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Nation

Son of Woolworth sit-in activist decries violence

Son of Woolworth sit-in activist decries violenceFranklin McCain, Jr., says his father would see the unrest as a no-win situation.
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

Barry lauded for bravery, passion in civil rights

Barry lauded for bravery, passion in civil rightsFellow SNCC activists credit the former D.C. mayor with changing politics for blacks.
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

Civil rights activists' families recall sacrifice

Civil rights activists' families recall sacrificeJames Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner were honored Monday at the White House.
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
NANCY KAFFER

Civil rights, religious freedom — and Jase Bolger

Civil rights, religious freedom — and Jase BolgerLGBT protections on the skids? Unnecessary religious freedom in action? Must be lame duck.
  • NANCY KAFFER
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Nation

Obama honors civil rights martyrs at medal ceremony

Obama honors civil rights martyrs at medal ceremonyPresident Obama presents 19 individuals with the Medal of Freedom.
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Nation

Bench to honor Hesdra, Underground Railroad activist

Bench to honor Hesdra, Underground Railroad activistCynthia Hesdra and her husband provided a safe haven for escaped slaves in their home.
  • Nation
  • 1 month ago