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A judge ruled Monday against George Zimmerman in a defamation lawsuit… Read More

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On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This landmark piece of legislation outlawed… Read More

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Storme DeLarverie’s name was not familiar to many of the celebrity guests in attendance at the 2014 Vision Awards presented… Read More

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Wilberforce University, one of the nation’s oldest historically Black universities, will lose its accreditation if it is unable… Read More

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