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Latest Rosa Parks Items
Virginia state Delegate Robert G. Marshall surely knew he wouldn't exactly get a friendly reception when he appeared on CNN on Thursday in the wake of the Virginia House of Delegates' Tuesday vote against the nomination of Richmond's chief deputy prosecutor Tracy-Thorne Begland, who is gay, for a judgeship in the city.
For two decades, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson has been an outspoken voice for Democrats in her signature bright blazer and multicolored scarf.
Last week Miami Marlins man- ager Ozzie Guillen told Time magazine that he loves and respects Fidel Castro. This week, reacting to outrage by Americans of Cuban heritage, who comprise a huge chunk of Marlins ticket-buyers, the team suspended Mr. Guillen for five games.
Author and activist Maya Angelou hopes for a time when Black History Month will no longer be needed to explain the contributions of blacks.
Author and activist Maya Angelou hopes for a time when Black History Month will no longer be needed to explain the contributions of African-Americans.
Documents outlining the crime that landed Malcolm X in prison in the 1940s are among some 1,000 recently unearthed items purchased jointly by the civil rights leader's foundation and an independent collector of African-American artifacts.
This has been a bad week in Israeli-American relations - more accurately, Israeli-Obama White House relations. Three White House players who should know better (and probably do), dumped on the only democracy in the Middle East, boldly contradicting the president's boast to Jewish donors that he's the most Israel-supporting president in history. (Where does that leave Harry Truman?)
Cedar Grove Road in rural eastern Delaware has become an unlikely First Amendment battleground after state officials approved a neo-Nazi splinter group's application to "adopt" a 2-mile stretch of the road under the state Department of Transportation's litter-control program.
Long before Rosa Parks was hailed as the "mother of the civil rights movement," she wrote a detailed and harrowing account of nearly being raped by a white neighbor who employed her as a housekeeper in 1931.