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Apr 18

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Perhaps the most significant martyr in the struggle for civil rights prior to Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination, Medgar Evers galvanized the civil rights movement in his life and also in his death.

Despite six days of diplomacy, Secretary of State Colin Powell left the Middle East Wednesday without an agreement on how to end 18 months of bloodshed, however the Bush administration did commit to continue working towards peace in the region.