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Taraji P. Henson plays the fearless civil rights activist in the new Hollywood movie about the unlikely friendship between Atwater and a local Klan leader

  • Apr 5, 2019

Redoshi may have been 110 years old when she died in Alabama in 1937, a British researcher announced this week.

  • Apr 3, 2019

The settlement comes more than two years after the Maryland town’s first black police chief and two other officers filed a racial discrimination lawsuit in federal court.

  • Mar 28, 2019

The Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit on Monday upheld a lower court's ruling to unseal grand jury transcripts in the 1946 lynchings of two black couples by a white mob at Moore's Ford Bridge in Georgia.

  • Feb 12, 2019

Paul Jennings witnessed history in the Madison White House, then wrote a memoir.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Stone, who has been indicted in the special counsel’s Russia investigation, may need a pardon himself. He’s an unlikely champion for Garvey, who died in 1940.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) has asked to move money from an arena project to education renovations.

  • Feb 3, 2019

The image of a man in blackface standing beside a figure in Klan robes has deep roots in American history, starting with minstrel shows in the early 19th century that denigrated slaves.

  • Feb 2, 2019

Carter G. Woodson's searing and unpublished work was discovered by a Howard history professor in 2005.

  • Feb 1, 2019

In Tulsa, one of the worst episodes of racial violence in U.S. history still haunts the city with unresolved questions, even as ‘Black Wall Street’ gentrifies

  • Sep 28, 2018
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