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Civil Rights Leader

Cesar Chavez's Words Of Wisdom Are All The Inspiration You'll Need Today

Posted 03.31.2014 | Latino Voices

Today is Cesar Chavez Day. Here's some words of wisdom to remember the civil rights leader and co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association. ...

Late Civil Rights Leader Mourned By President Obama

Posted 11.27.2013 | Religion

Rev. T.J. Jemison, a father of the civil rights movement, passed away on Nov. 15 in Baton Rouge, La., at the age of 95. A founding member of the South...

A $10,500 MLK Letter For Sale

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 04.04.2013 | Black Voices

PHILADELPHIA -- A dealer of rare historic documents is selling a letter from Martin Luther King Jr. to a Philadelphia police officer who was assigned ...

Dorothy Height: Extraordinary American Heroine

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Green

This is a petition to the publishers, producers and editors in all the network news organizations and 24-hour cable news channels. Across the spectrum...

Civil Rights Leader Convicted of Incest

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LEESBURG, Va. — A jury convicted an iconic civil-rights figure of incest Thursday after concluding that he had sex with his teenage daughter 15 ...