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Samuel L. Jackson Talks Black British Actors in American Race-Related Roles

Samuel L. Jackson is not a fan of holding his tongue. When something crosses him…

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Voter ID Remarks Prompt Activists to Walk Out of Selma Church

Political tension over the state of Alabama’s controversial voter ID law prompted Rev. William Barber,…

Pastor, Congregation Hailed As Heroes in Church Shooting

The pastor and members of the congregation that wrestled a gun away from a man…

Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dead at 104

Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson has died. The leader was a key figure in…

Career Tip from Ava DuVernay: 'Follow the White Guys'

Ava DuVernay: “Follow the White Guys”

At this year’s BlogHer conference in New York City, Ava DuVernay delivered a keynote in…

From Selma, To Hollywood, With Love EBONY magazine February 2015 Carmen Ejogo, David Oyelowo and Oprah Winfrey

From Selma, To Hollywood, With Love

Annie Lee Cooper is not a name most people will recognize. She was just another…

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[WATCH]President Obama’s Moving #Selma50 Speech

It is a rare honor in this life to follow one of your heroes.  And…

#SELMA50:POTUS, Activists Gather to Commemorate Bloody Sunday

On Saturday, March 7th, Amelia Boynton, age 103, posed for photos with President Barack Obama…

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The Edmund Pettus Bridge’s Racist History

The 1965 Voting Rights March from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., became known as Bloody Sunday…

'Glory' Wins Best Original Song at Oscars, Brings Cast to Tears

Glory Wins Oscar for Best Original Song

"Glory," the emotional musical centerpiece about the civil rights movement from Selma, bested "Everything Is…