Famed civil rights leader Julian Bond remembered


Civil rights leader and former NAACP chairman Julian Bond died Saturday at the age of 75. Continue reading

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Anger and unrest in Missouri after police kill unarmed teenager


Witnesses say that Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old from a suburb of St. Louis, did not resist officers and put his hands over his head even as he was shot repeatedly. Continue reading

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President Obama Addresses the NAACP


President Obama was the featured speaker for the 100th birthday of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization the National Association for the Advancement of Colored…read more

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