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Emmett Till Investigation Closed by Feds; No New Charges

The U.S. Justice Department told relatives of Emmett Till on Monday, December 6, that it is ending its latest investigation into the 1955 lynching...
A projected image of Josephine Baker on the French Pantheon

Josephine Baker Honored at France’s Pantheon

Josephine Baker — the U.S.-born entertainer, anti-Nazi spy and civil rights activist — was inducted into France's Pantheon on Tuesday, becoming the first Black...
A photo of Black veterans during their service

The Struggle of Black Veterans

Veterans Day is an occasion to acknowledge with respect and appreciation those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. But for generations,...

Black Democratic Chair Gets Lynching Threat Over Trump Essay

By Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press The first Black chair of Iowa's Democratic Party says he received a series of racist messages, including a lynching threat,...

Expanded Museum Traces Legacy of Slavery in America

By Kim Chandler, Associated Press The statues of chained men, women and children stick hauntingly out of sand as simulated waves crash overhead, a symbol...