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Record 95 lawmakers to attend Selma march anniversary

Record 95 lawmakers to attend Selma march anniversaryDemocrats hope the pilgrimage boosts GOP support for amending voting rights legislation.
  • Washington
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nation

Slain activists' names found in stored voting records

Slain activists' names found in stored voting recordsMoores registered black voters, started NAACP branches and fought for teachers' equal pay.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks ago
Travel

Visiting Africa provokes powerful emotions

Visiting Africa provokes powerful emotionsThe continent offers African Americans a wealth of opportunities to explore heritage.
  • Travel
  • 2 weeks ago
Sports

NFL's Jimmy Raye witnessed change at the 50-yard line

NFL's Jimmy Raye witnessed change at the 50-yard lineRaye was among a handful of black football players at white Northern schools in the 1960s.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
News

Malcolm X's death froze separatist image in time

Malcolm X's death froze separatist image in timeExperts say his views had begun to evolve before his February 1965 assassination.
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Trans* in Montana

Trans* in MontanaAn in-depth look at the people and issues behind the 'T' in LGBT
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

City debates flying Confederate flag

City debates flying Confederate flagPensacola flies the Flag of the Confederacy over city government buildings.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Nation

House approves gold medal for voting rights marchers

House approves gold medal for voting rights marchersLegislation says Selma-to-Montgomery marchers aided push for passage of Voting Rights Act.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago