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A typical raid of a gay bar in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village in 1969 led to an atypical response. The patrons fought back.

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A podcast series collecting memories from the past and lessons for the future.

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“They're doing it, and they're making all the mistakes, and they're doing it right.”


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It's not as easy as civil rights activists made it look. Even MLK struggled with the concept of nonviolence.

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“Without songs, we couldn't have had a movement.”

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"He was the epitome of the legacy of a slave master, and this man kept my people down."

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“The movement never would have happened had it not been for these heroic women.”

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“Everything went wrong in Selma. But what we thought was wrong turned out to be the right thing.”

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“The Letter from Birmingham Jail became immortal from this combination of very odd circumstances.”

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"What happened with all that hatred: It was intended to destroy us."

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“Shelby was one of the worst court decisions ever rendered.”

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The new chair of the Congressional Black Caucus believes Trump's emergency declaration will lose in the courts.

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Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry and Minyon Moore talk about their new book, "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics."

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He could become only the second African American governor of Virginia.

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"If it weren't for Ferguson, we would be having a different public conversation about the role of the misdemeanor system."

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Minnijean Brown-Trickey shares her experience and reflects on Martin Luther King.

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The impression is set on page 5 of her 281-page book.

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Pay attention to the mayor of South Bend, Ind.

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A Chicago teen made a big ask: “How many people in this room would actually come to Chicago and spend a day in our neighborhood?” So I went.

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For Christmas, we're bringing back an old favorite: Mark Hamill!

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