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Strawberry Fest in La. apologizes for offensive poster

Strawberry Fest in La. apologizes for offensive posterSome found the images of black children tasteless and derogatory.
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Was Mississippi black man's death suicide or homicide?

Was Mississippi black man's death suicide or homicide?He was found hung from a tree by a sheet not far from his home.
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Burlington man recalls civil rights kneel-in

Burlington man recalls civil rights kneel-inCivil Rights struggles moved the Rev. Warner White to action in the South - and in Chicago
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Student seeks answers to decades-old racial killings

Student seeks answers to decades-old racial killingsA law student from Vermont is helping to solve racial killings in the Jim Crow South.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Martyrs remembered: Slain civil rights workers honored

Martyrs remembered: Slain civil rights workers honoredFamily and friends accept honors on behalf of those who gave their lives to a movement.
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Chaos of crowd can't mar Selma marchers' jubilation

Chaos of crowd can't mar Selma marchers' jubilationMarch became an experience no one planned, few could explain and even fewer expected.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Lewis: Congressional pilgrimage 'emotional' experience

Lewis: Congressional pilgrimage 'emotional' experienceYearly event has special meaning on 50th anniversary of Selma violence.
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Long trip to Selma worth it for activist's family

Long trip to Selma worth it for activist's familyRelatives honor Amelia Boynton Robinson on 50th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday.'
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago