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Florida clears Groveland Four of 1949 rape of white woman

By Terry Spencer, Associated Press A judge on Monday officially exonerated four young African American men of the false accusation that they raped a white...

Bruce Boynton, Who Inspired 1961 Freedom Rides, Dies at 83

AP Wire Service SELMA, Ala. (AP) - Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer from Alabama who inspired the landmark "Freedom Rides" of 1961, died...

Ben Crump Heralded as Black America’s Attorney General

By Natalie Jackson, Special to the Houston Forward Times Momentous events can occur in an instant, but more often they emerge after a long build-up. The...