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Hamilton Avenue was the Road to Freedom

International Underground Railroad Month acknowledges the significance of the interracial Underground Railroad for its contribution to the eradication of slavery…

Grand jury declines to indict woman in Emmett Till killing

By MICHAEL GOLDBERG and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press/Report for America JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi grand jury has…

Many say education of King’s life, legacy remains critical for young people

More than a half-century after the death of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., many of America’s youth are still…

King commemorative events to be celebrated virtually

Following the King Legacy Awards Breakfast at the Freedom Center each year, hundreds of marchers proceed to Fountain Square for…

Congressman John Lewis’ death catches people by surprise, but inspires all to do better

John Lewis, D-Ga., in his office at the Cannon House Office Building. Graham, Douglas (Photographer) By Andria  Y. Carter, Media…

IN MEMORIAM: John Conyers Dies at 90

By Stacy M.Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent  Former U.S. Congressman John Conyers, whose 15-year fight to pass legislation that would make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a federal holiday, has…