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  • Memphis' National Civil Rights Museum reopens after renovation

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. On April 5, a day after the 46th anniversary of the death of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel reopened. Closed for a year and half for a $27.5 million renovation, the museum includes the motel where King was assassinated.
  • Holder's race card

    Last week, the president's lap dog blew his dog whistle (a dog whistle, if you didn't know, is coded language intended for a special constituency). Speaking to the National Action Network, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said, "The last five years have...

    Hear inside stories behind Civil Rights photos at Museum of Art

    Hear inside stories behind Civil Rights photos at Museum of Art
    The survey of Civil Rights Era photography called “The Movement” at the NSU Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale is filled with scenes of courage in the face of horrible violence. But one of the most remarkable pictures in the exhibit is about...

    Members of Congress concerned about finding money for federal highway funds

    A group of Democratic U.S. House representatives has asked Republican Rep. Dave Camp, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, to hold hearings to find new ways to fund the Federal Highway Trust Fund program. That fund provides federal matching...

    Bipartisan group begins effort to restore parts of Voting Rights Act

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers announced Thursday bipartisan legislation that would restore key protections of the Voting Rights Act that were thrown out by the Supreme Court last summer. The bill would also establish new criteria to determine whether...