A former Marine from Kansas City was identified as the shooter. He was killed at the scene.
Ali's outspokenness and activism made him a beacon for African Americans everywhere.
The civil rights activist, lawyer, and theologian, and an acknowledged lesbian, will soon lend her name to one of two new residential colleges.
A young African American political activist is trembling today at the thought of having to face as many as four years in prison.
"Struggle, it never stops. It moves on. We make progress but we have to keep on fighting."
He was an inspiring figure whose life and work helped shape American history.
"My fear is in two years, pipes will be fixed but all the injustices that brought this about will remain."
In the midst of the bureaucratic uproar, citizens are gearing up to vote at the Cook County State's Attorney election on March 15.
Pundits have been examining opinions within the African American community and trying to predict whether Clinton or Sanders will capture the black vote.
Rebecca Davis Lee became the first African-American woman to become a physician in the United States.