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Carrying on Muhammad Ali's fight for justice

Ali's outspokenness and activism made him a beacon for African Americans everywhere.

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This week in LGBTQ history: Recognizing African-American activist Pauli Murray

The civil rights activist, lawyer, and theologian, and an acknowledged lesbian, will soon lend her name to one of two new residential colleges.

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“Lynching” conviction of Black Lives Matter leader seen as crushing dissent

A young African American political activist is trembling today at the thought of having to face as many as four years in prison.

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African American history event recalls even King had doubts at times

"Struggle, it never stops. It moves on. We make progress but we have to keep on fighting."

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AME Church founder Richard Allen honored on a new stamp

He was an inspiring figure whose life and work helped shape American history. 

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Black Flint Rising: After the fix, will injustice remain?

"My fear is in two years, pipes will be fixed but all the injustices that brought this about will remain."

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Adios Anita! Chicago challenges state’s attorney’s lack of transparency

In the midst of the bureaucratic uproar, citizens are gearing up to vote at the Cook County State's Attorney election on March 15.

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The black community is key in South Carolina primary

Pundits have been examining opinions within the African American community and trying to predict whether Clinton or Sanders will capture the black vote.

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This week in history: First Black woman earns a medical degree

Rebecca Davis Lee became the first African-American woman to become a physician in the United States.

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Justice Department’s civil rights complaint against Ferguson could set model for reform

The Department of Justice filed a robust complaint against Ferguson, Missouri, charging the city with violations of federal civil rights statutes.

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