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  • Glenn Ligon explores race in America

    Glenn Ligon explores race in America
    Remember post-racial America? Shortly after we elected the first African American president, some eager folks decided that a couple of hundred years of home-grown racial terrorism hadn’t really done deep and lasting damage to the national DNA.
  • Man devotes decades to civil rights

    Harvey Zeigler has spent decades as a civil rights champion in a journey that began when he was a child. The Damascus man has not cowered in the face of racial discrimination. When he left the Army after serving in World War II, the local American Legion...

    Full text of Obama's speech at Selma 50th anniversary commemoration

    Full text of Obama's speech at Selma 50th anniversary commemoration
    Text of President Barack Obama's remarks at the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery march, as provided by the White House: It is a rare honor in this life to follow one of your heroes. And John Lewis is one of my heroes. Now, I have to imagine...

    Text of Obama's remark at Selma anniversary commemoration

    Text of President Barack Obama's remarks at the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery march, as provided by the White House: ___ It is a rare honor in this life to follow one of your heroes. And John Lewis is one of my heroes. Now, I have to...

    Obama's Selma speech: 'Our march is not yet finished'

    Obama's Selma speech: 'Our march is not yet finished'
    This is a transcript of President Obama's remarks as delivered on the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday' march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. Audience:  We love you, President Obama! The President:  Well, you know I love you back. ...