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In ‘Time 100’ Tribute, Colin Kaepernick’s Ex-Coach...

Former San Fransisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's ex-coach has come out in support of the athlete's protests against Black oppression during last year's NFL...

Congress Members Pen Letter Requesting Obama Posthumously...

Eighteen members of the U.S. Congress are joining the call for President Barack Obama to exonerate Pan-Africanist Marcus Garvey. A letter sent to the...

Alicia Keys, Questlove Among Black Celebrities Demanding...

Many Black music stars are taking a stand against gun violence. In an open letter to Congress, hundreds of industry influencers have signed on...

In a Twist of Hypocrisy: Voting Rights...

The signing of the Voting Rights Act in August 1965 was the tangible result of the marches in Selma 50 years ago, a rare...

Obama’s Eloquence in Selma Can’t Hide Black...

President Obama brought the full complement of his eloquence to Selma yesterday to honor the courage of those who marched 50 years ago, but...

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Speech on the...

The way Congressman John Lewis sees it, you probably never heard what he considers one of Martin Luther King most dynamic and meaningful speeches,...

Obama to Speak From Lincoln Memorial at...

President Obama will speak from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial later this month as part of the event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of...

Buckling Under Pressure, Officials Remove Offending Quote...

While members of Congress marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington,in the chambers of the Capitol, Chinese sculptor Lei Yixin was removing a phrase...

Joe Biden Joins ‘Bloody Sunday’ Demonstrators In...

Vice president Joe Biden joined civil rights leaders and lawmakers on a demonstration over the weekend commemorating the “Blood Sunday” voting rights march that...

Lillian Lewis, Wife of Congressman John Lewis,...

Lillian Miles Lewis, U.S. Rep. John Lewis’ wife, friend and political adviser, died Monday at Emory University Hospital. She was 73. Close friend Xernona Clayton...

Congressman, Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Gets...

Georgia Congressman John Lewis takes Malcolm X's advice of "by any means necessary" and  joins in the Gangnam Style dance craze made famous by...