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How I spent my 15 minutes of fame, caught in the bright lights — and a reflection on how far we’ve come
Southern juries operate under the huge shadow of history when it comes to race.
Ceremony to fall on national holiday celebrating civil rights leader, but connections run deeper than that.
For many blacks, reelection provides irrefutable evidence that presidency was hardly a historical fluke.
Anger over the shooting of Trayvon Martin galvanizes rights groups, inspires protests.
In his memoir “My Song,” Harry Belafonte looks back on his entertainment career and his work as a civil rights activist.
Manning Marable traces the life of the black leader Malcolm X in a new biography.
After it was all over - the bear hugs, the whispers, the somber theatricality - one question lingered about Charlie Rangel's censure, and it was wider than Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in Harlem. How did the savvy old pol let this happen? How did one of the shrewdest operatives in the House of...
Toward the end of her beguiling life, the onetime vaudevillian Ethel Waters was schlepping around small college campuses.