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Jackson confirmed as first Black female Supreme Court Justice

The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on Thursday, April 7, 2022. By MARY CLARE JALONICK and MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press The Senate...

Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court hearing is a flashback to how race and crime...

By Margaret M. Russell, Santa Clara University U.S. Sen. James Eastland posed a question to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Thurgood Marshall during his August 1967...

Hotel-turned-museum hosted Black people during segregation

By HANNAH SAAD, The Paducah Sun For African Americans who were traveling around the country during the days of segregation, there were not many hotels...

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...