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Oprah Joins Ava DuVernay’s MLK Project

Media mogul signs on to "Selma" project as producer

Rest in Peace, Franklin McCain

One of the "Greensboro Four" passed away Thursday

What John F. Kennedy Means to Us

Remembering the slain president, 50 years later

Rev. Al Sharpton Comes to OWN

Get to know more about the Civil Rights activist

Gay Rights Bill Clears Major Hurdle

Senate passes major anti-bias gay rights bill

Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 9/12

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Demetrius Newton Dies

Longtime lawmaker and civil rights attorney represented MLK and Rosa Parks

NAACP Seeks Justice in Trayvon Martin Case

Organization plans to submit petitions to Department of Justice

March on Washington Stamp Unveiled

Commemorative stamp part of Civil Rights series

Opera Reenacts March on Washington

Take a step back in time with "Prelude to a Dream"

Denzel Washington To Narrate PBS Doc

Actor lends voice to Civil Rights film

Los Angeles Blacks Targeted, Justice Department Says

By//Andrea Watson After a two-year investigation, it has been discovered that blacks living in public housing in two desert cities northeast of Los Angeles were ...

Former Archbishop Desmond Tutu Hospitalized

A South African foundation says retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has checked into a Cape Town hospital for treatment of a persistent infection. The Desmond and ...

Which Civil Rights Icon is Missing from the National Mall?

News of Rosa Parks having a monument placed in the National Mall is reason to rejoice. But it also begs the question of what other ...

Epic Pulls Song With Lil Wayne’s Offensive Emmett Till Reference

Epic promises to pull remix version of "Karate Chop" with rapper Lil Wayne's insensitive remarks about Emmett Till.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Accepts Civil Rights Award From Al Sharpton

By// Chandler Rollins Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs was presented with the Triumph Award by National Action Network (NAN) founder Al Sharpton on Wednesday evening, according to ...

Biggest celebrity parties of the year

By// Mariah Craddick It’s a celebration. With JET’s party issue on stands now, featuring Keyshia Cole and her family on the cover, we thought it only ...

Miss. statue unveiled for civil rights icon Hamer

Activist was known for saying she was 'sick and tired of being sick and tired'

National conference supports Black LGBT

By// Julius Rea The National Black Justice Coalition — an organization advocating for Black LGBT people — is holding its annual “OUT on the Hill” ...

Justice Dept. opens civil rights unit in Ala.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Justice Department said Tuesday it was establishing its first civil rights unit in Alabama, a move that comes after the state’s ...