Rep. John Lewis’ Graphic Novel to be Taught in New York City Public Schools
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Rep. John Lewis’ Graphic Novel to be Taught in New York City Public Schools

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA News Wire Contributor) In August 2013, Georgia Congressman and civil…

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Amelia Boynton Remembered as the ‘Rosa Parks’ of Selma Movement
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Amelia Boynton Remembered as the ‘Rosa Parks’ of Selma Movement

  By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Amelia Boynton Robinson, who died…

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Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies at 104
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Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies at 104

PHILLIP LUCAS, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist…

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THE RELIGION CORNER: The Dream Marches On
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THE RELIGION CORNER: The Dream Marches On

by Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer This is a critical…

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In Selma, Ala., Obama Proved That He is ‘Black Enough’
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In Selma, Ala., Obama Proved That He is ‘Black Enough’

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief NEW ANALYSIS SELMA, Ala. (NNPA) – Throughout his campaign…

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Obama to Join ‘Bloody Sunday’ Anniversary in Selma
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Obama to Join ‘Bloody Sunday’ Anniversary in Selma

JAY REEVES, Associated Press SELMA, Alabama (AP) — President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama…

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Civil Rights Landmark Bridge is Named for Reputed KKK Leader
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Civil Rights Landmark Bridge is Named for Reputed KKK Leader

JAY REEVES, Associated Press ALLEN G. BREED, Associated Press SELMA, Ala. (AP) — When the…

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Plans for 2 Separate Selma Marches Cancelled as Groups Unify
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Plans for 2 Separate Selma Marches Cancelled as Groups Unify

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A very public conflict between the…

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John Lewis Tells His Truth About ‘Selma’
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John Lewis Tells His Truth About ‘Selma’

Selma Civil Rights March Still Vivid for US Rep John Lewis
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Selma Civil Rights March Still Vivid for US Rep John Lewis

ALEX SANZ, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Forty-nine years after John Lewis and fellow marchers…

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