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Today in history: Olympic runner Wilma Rudolph born 75 years ago

"My doctors told me I would never walk again,  my mother told me I would; I believed my mother."

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To Mother Emanuel’s Denmark Vesey: your fight goes on!

Fighting off racist attacks is nothing new for the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.

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Today in history: 150th anniversary of Juneteenth

It honors the day when slaves in Texas heard they had been freed by Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation.

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Nine dead after hate crime in historic S.C. black church

The gunman stayed for nearly an hour at the prayer meeting Wednesday night before shooting the victims - six females and three males.

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Baltimore United for Change takes root

As Freddie Gray lay dying in Maryland Shock Trauma Center, a group of activists was planning to curb police brutality in Baltimore.

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Today in history: Philadelphia police bomb MOVE 30 years ago

In 1985, Philadelphia police dropped a bomb on a residential building, resulting in a massive fire that left 11 persons dead including five children.

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Discrimination against black students rampant in Louisiana school district

One black eighth-grader spent six days in juvenile detention after being arrested for throwing Skittles candy at another student.

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Baltimore prosecutor brings murder, manslaughter charges against six police

The officers are charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter, and assault.

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Media coverage of Baltimore youth misses the mark completely

People know what they see and hear; the protests will continue and grow until justice is served and the people are listened to.

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Chicagoans stand with Baltimore against police violence

Peaceful demonstrators gathered at a police station in the Windy City last night, giving voice to millions across the country.

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