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Supreme Court Could Bring Back Jim Crow Voting Laws

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Major Milestones in the African American Struggle for Freedom

NEW YORK (AP) — The Queen of Soul made a surprise appearance at the House of Swing, helping the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra usher in the holiday season at their first concert in their newly refurbished home. Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis had a special gift for the audience when he introduced Aretha Franklin in the middle of Thursday night’s annual “Big Band Holidays” concert at the Rose Theater. The concert followed a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Bette Midler to open the new Mica and
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Black leaders urged Obama to visit Selma on ‘Bloody Sunday’

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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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