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S. Carolina’s US House maps under scrutiny because of race

By JAMES POLLARD, Associated Press A trial to determine whether South Carolina’s congressional maps are legal closes Tuesday with arguments over whether the state Legislature...

March Against Fear: When ‘Black Power’ Became Mainstream

By Tamara Shiloh, OAKLAND POST It was June 5, 1966. James Howard Meredith (born 1933), on a mission to encourage Black voter registration and defy entrenched...

Justice Thurgood Marshall’s wife ‘Cissy’ Marshall dies at 94

By JESSICA GRESKO WASHINGTON (AP) — Cecilia “Cissy” Suyat Marshall, the wife of the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall who worked alongside the civil...

Widow of Medgar Evers to Receive BCRI’s 2022 Shuttlesworth Award

By Ryan Michaels, The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) has selected Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of Medgar Evers, as this year’s recipient of...

Los Angeles: NAACP Convention Addresses Racial Scandal Consuming Host City

By Maxim Elramsisy | California Black Media The California Hawaii Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) hosted elected officials,...