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  • Hall of Famer: Gay athletes face old questions 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:54 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell said Wednesday that gay athletes' current fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of some of the same struggles black athletes faced in the 1960s.

  • National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis reopening 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 12:30 pm
  • MEMPHIS, Tennessee - One of the first exhibits visitors see at the newly renovated National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis displays statues of shackled and branded black men, sitting in a line with knees near their chins, on the deck of a creaking slave ship headed across an ocean.

  • National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis reopening 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 12:02 pm
  • MEMPHIS, Tennessee - One of the first exhibits visitors see at the newly renovated National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis displays statues of shackled and branded black men, sitting in a line with knees near their chins, on the deck of a creaking slave ship headed across an ocean.

  • Study: Pa. gets "D" in civil rights teaching 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 5:06 am
  • BEAVER, Pennsylvania - Imagine Pennsylvania students not being taught about the Revolutionary War, the Great Depression or World War II.

  • Clinton says she's still considering future plans 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 10:51 pm
  • TEMPE, Arizona - Hillary Rodham Clinton told a group of enthusiastic college students Saturday that she is "very much concerned about the direction of our country" but was still deciding whether to pursue another presidential campaign.

  • Black newspaper dynasty gives way to new guard 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 9:11 am
  • ATLANTA - Whenever M. Alexis Scott walks past the old Atlanta Daily World headquarters on Auburn Avenue, a tinge of melancholy sweeps over her.