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Sen. Schumer Says Senate Will Vote on Changes to Filibuster by MLK Day

“The Senate was designed to protect the political rights of the minority in the chamber, through the promise of debate and the opportunity to...

Sidney Poitier – Hollywood’s first Black leading man reflected the civil rights movement on screen

By Aram Goudsouzian, University of Memphis In the summer of 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. introduced the keynote speaker for the 10th-anniversary convention banquet of...

Atlanta owns up to legacy of convict labor that rebuilt city

By Michael Warren, Associated Press The City of Atlanta's official seal shows a phoenix rising from the ashes of the Civil War. What it doesn’t...
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What Kwanzaa means for Black Americans

Kwanzaa celebrations. Black Hour, CC BY-NC Frank Dobson, Vanderbilt University On Dec. 26, millions throughout the world’s African community will start weeklong celebrations of Kwanzaa. There will...

MLK Family Calls For ‘No Celebration’ on Their Father’s Annual Holiday

There may not be a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration this year if the King family and millions of Black Americans don’t get their...