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Published Date: 4/11/2014
For six decades, segregation kept some of baseball's greatest athletes from playing in the major leagues – until April 15, 1947, when former Negro League player Jackie Robinson made his debut as a Brooklyn Dodger. We a look back at some of the stars of the Negro...
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Published Date: 2/15/2014
Nat King Cole's first public performance, at age 4, was a rendition of "Yes! We Have No Bananas," which he learned from his mother, herself a church organist. By age 12, Cole was taking formal lessons in jazz, gospel and classical music while doing everything he could...
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Published Date: 1/1/2014
In honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, we look back at some of the people who picked up the mantle and kept marching forward to the promised land of King's dreams, and some who made his work possible.
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Published Date: 10/18/2013
The much-anticipated drama 12 Years a Slave opened in theaters on Friday, Oct. 18. The movie from director Steve McQueen tells the harrowing true story of Solomon Northup, who was born free in 1808 and kidnapped into slavery in 1841. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael...
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Published Date: 6/26/2013
On the 20th anniversary of Roy Campanella’s death, we look at a few amazing accomplishments of this baseball trailblazer...
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Published Date: 2/9/2013
Alex Haley's epic tale "Roots" gave voices to those who had their voices taken away...
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