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[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. John Conyers on Why the 1967 Detroit Riot Happened

We salute trailblazing former U.S. Rep. John Conyers, who served in Congress for more than 50 years and died at the age of 90 today, October 27, 2019, as we repost this headline recounting the Detroit Riot of 1967.

[IN MY LIFETIME] Author Niya Brown Matthews on Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison

We are revisiting this article about the first Black female astronaut, Mae Jemison, on the 36th anniversary of the day the first African-American astronaut, Guion S. Bluford Jr., traveled into space, Aug. 30, 1983.

[IN MY LIFETIME] Marian Wright Edelman on the 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing

“I will never forget the murders of the four little girls in Birmingham and the…

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[In My Lifetime] On Life With Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis

Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, two of our most beloved performers, have long been known as…

[In My Lifetime] Col. Merryl Tengesdal Remembers Her First Solo U-2 Flight

Flying solo in a U-2 in 2004 was not the first solo flight for me.…