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Jesse Holland, a Washington-area journalist and author, penned “Who is the Black Panther?” to introduce new readers to the superhero.

  • Feb 23, 2018

  • Feb 18, 2018

The famed abolitionist wasn't sure how Lincoln would treat him. But he was outraged by the Confederacy's abuse of black prisoners of war and wanted the commander in chief to take action to defend them.

  • Feb 14, 2018

The strike began 50 years ago after two workers were crushed on the back of a garbage truck. It won the support of Martin Luther King Jr. and ended with his death.

  • Feb 12, 2018

In 1968, police opened fire on students at South Carolina State College. When the “Orangeburg Massacre” ended, three black students were dead. Why don't more people know about what happened?

  • Feb 8, 2018

The Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker, who died this week, took the iconic photo of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gazing through the bars of the Birmingham jail in 1967. And King took one of Walker.

  • Jan 24, 2018

Fifty years ago, Kitt paid a price for confronting Lady Bird Johnson about the war during a luncheon at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

  • Jan 19, 2018

Parts of King's powerful 1963 "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" sound like they could have been written today.

  • Jan 15, 2018

Assassinations would claim both black leaders, first Malcolm X and then King.

  • Jan 14, 2018

Visitors to the D.C. memorial say they’re still optimistic about race relations in the U.S.

  • Jan 13, 2018
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