"What a glorious task we are given," said Obama. "We know the march is not yet over, the race not yet won. Change depends on what we do."
A march on the 50th anniversary of the first national protest against the Vietnam War will be held over Apr. 29- May 2 in Washington D.C.
America's racial history "still casts its long shadow upon us," Obama said Saturday as he stood in solidarity and remembrance with civil rights activists.
Barbie became the figurehead of an extensive and highly lucrative brand of Mattel dolls and accessories.
The VMF is a historical, cultural, and educational organization that brings together people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
Lucy Ella Gonzales Parsons, a working-class leader and spouse of one of the Haymarket martyrs, died March 7, 1942 in Chicago.
On this date in 1986, the writer Ding Ling, a champion of women's rights, died. Born as Jiang Bingzhi in Linli, Hunan province, China.
The memorial was dedicated in 2007 and included several commissioned pieces of public art.
On this date in 1964, Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, became world heavyweight boxing champion by defeating Sonny Liston in a stunning upset.
One of the greatest scholars, thinkers and activists for African American liberation was born on this date in 1868.