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Department of Justice Files Civil Rights Suit Against City of Ferguson
Attorney General Loretta Lynch says Ferguson officials have demonstrated a clear pattern of Constit...


These Are the Most Segregated Cities in America
Milwaukee, Chicago and New York City are among the most segregated cities in America....


Jay Z's Tidal Is Making a Major Donation to the Black Lives Matter Movement
The streaming service is also helping other civil rights groups....


Obama on Montgomery Bus Boycott Anniversary: 'Rosa Parks Changed America'
On this day 60 years ago, the late Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery city bus,...


60 Years Later: From Rosa Parks to Black Lives Matter
Keith Boykin discusses the changes between the past and present civil rights movements on the 60th ...


Ava DuVernay to Receive Freedom Award
The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis is presenting the honor to the director....


Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan Land New Projects
The Creed star steps behind the camera for his upcoming gig....


This Ain't Your Granddaddy's Civil Rights Movement
A new generation of young activists are protesting a nation that devalues their lives and challengi...


Can the Tragedy in Ferguson Jumpstart a Movement?
Lawmakers hope African-Americans have been spurred to engage....


'March: Book Two' Shows All Sides of Civil Rights Movement
Georgia Democratic congressman and Civil Rights Movement icon John Lewis hopes his latest graphic n...


Famed SC Civil Rights Protesters Have Convictions Erased
The men were arrested for integrating a whites-only lunch counter....


Black College Student Leaders Create Coalition for Racial Equality
The founding members hail from all eight Ivy League institutions and were inspired by young groups ...


North Carolina March Aims to Recharge Civil Rights Movement
North Carolina march aims to recharge civil rights movement....


This Lauryn Hill Cover of Nina Simone’s ‘Feeling Good’ Will Give You Goosebumps
RCA releases track from Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone....


Jazmine Sullivan Covers Nina Simone's 'Baltimore'
Jazmine Sullivan covers Nina Simone's 1978 classic....


Oldest National Park Ranger Shares Her History, Passion for Service
Betty Reid Soskin, 93, shares her family history through slavery, segregation, and the Civil Rights...


Commentary: When a Flag Means More Than Heritage
The movement to ban the Confederate flag is a small step toward liberty....


Commentary: Women's Magazines Matter—For More Than Lipstick and Fashion
A historical issue of Essence reminds us of the power of female voices....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 14, 1964
On Oct. 14, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. received a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in the civil rig...


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

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