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The Edmund Pettus Bridge – Selma Alabama

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Black leaders urged Obama to visit Selma on ‘Bloody Sunday’

ATLANTA (AP) – A grand jury indicted two former Atlanta-area police officers on murder charges after prosecutors said they used stun guns on a man while his hands were cuffed behind his back. The indictment filed Monday charges former East Point police Sgt. Marcus Eberhart, 41, and former Cpl. Howard Weems, 49, in the April 2014 death of 24-year-old Gregory Towns Jr. The two did “materially accelerate” Towns’ death by repeatedly using their stun guns on Towns, who was “exhibiting signs of
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Major Milestones in the African American Struggle for Freedom

Sen. Bernie Sanders adds young criminal justice advocate and supporter of the Black Lives Matter…
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Black leaders urged Obama to visit Selma on ‘Bloody Sunday’

Start your day with a little creativity at AAF in the Black Enterprise Empowerment Zone….
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Major Milestones in the African American Struggle for Freedom

Nine people were shot to death at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday night, theCharleston Police Department confirmed at news conference early Thursday.
Calling it “the worst night of my career,” Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen said a gunman entered the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church during a prayer meeting and opened fire. Eight people were found dead at the scene. Two others were transported to a hospital, where one later died.
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SELMA: Dare we dream?

The African American Festival takes place June 20-21, 2015 at the Camden Yard Sports &…
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SELMA: Dare we dream?

289 schools had at least one team on the list, which represents an increase of…
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