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  • Wed., August 14, 2013 10:30am
    U.S. Rep. John Lewis is paying homage to a 1950s comic book in telling his life story in a graphic novel "March: Book One." His book,...
  • Mon., June 24, 2013 7:26pm
    Former South African President Nelson Mandela is in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital. Former United Nations Ambassador Andrew Young says...
  • Wed., May 1, 2013 3:00am
    Savannah became one of the first police forces in the South to desegregate its police force. It happened in 1947. Among the first nine black...
  • Thu., April 4, 2013 2:22pm
    Thursday marks the 45th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. In his hometown of Atlanta a wreath will be...
  • Thu., April 4, 2013 9:00am
    A spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. John Lewis says the civil rights icon is to receive the Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage Thursday from Georgia...
  • Thu., February 7, 2013 6:44pm
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Holder told students at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta on Thursday that there are too many guns in the hands...
  • Wed., January 30, 2013 12:01pm
    Emory University's library plans to exhibit materials from the archives of a civil rights organization founded by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr...
  • Tue., January 1, 2013 3:33pm
    Friends are calling Lillian Lewis an ordinary person with extra-ordinary talents. The wife of Congressman John Lewis died Monday at Emory University...
  • Wed., December 19, 2012 1:00pm
    A funeral has been scheduled for Jesse Hill, a prominent Atlanta civil rights leader and businessman who died Monday at the age of 86. As a civil...
  • Tue., December 18, 2012 8:44am
    Jesse Hill Jr., a civil rights leader who helped start Atlanta's first black community newspaper in 1960, has died. He was 86.