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Provided By: Alabama News Network The 55th Annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee is underway in Selma. This annual event remembers Bloody Sunday and celebrates civil rights history. Bloody Sunday happened on March 7, 1965. That’s when hundreds of people marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma to call for equal voting rights. They were met […]

Here’s a quote to live by….. Mae Jemison is an engineer, physician, and the first African-American woman to travel in space. She went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992. She once said, “Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations. If you adopt their attitudes, then the possibility won’t exist […]

Cheryl Pearson-McNeil, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations at The Nielsen Company, which measures what consumers watch and buy. She talks to…

Investigators are looking into the death of a Cincinnati man who was shot and killed by a University of Cincinnati police officer during a traffic stop Sunday.…

Actor Laurence Fishburne will play Alex Haley in A&E Networks’ reboot of Haley’s classic African-American novel Roots, History Channel’s executive vice president and general manager Dirk Hoogstra…

Summer has officially graced us with her long-awaited presence, a season that means longer days of fun at amusement parks, days at the beach, and swimming pools for…

As former Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal remains at the center of controversy, many people are speaking out in her defense. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar…

The NAACP has released this statement, saying it is standing by NAACP Spokane Washington Branch President Rachel Dolezal: Baltimore, MD – For 106 years, the National Association…

In the Senate Gallery, the section above the floor of the United States Senate, there was a raucous, involuntary roar as the vote was read…

Following Michael Eric Dyson’s open and brutal critique of his former friend Dr. Cornel West, the author opened up to HuffPost Live’s Marc Lamont Hill about the…

According to the website KilledByPolice.net, more than 100 people died at the hands of law enforcement in the month of March. The figure, which comes…

A new report from MetricMaps details a shocking statistic — in 16 states in the nation, there are more people locked up in correctional facilities than those…