Six Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement | History.com While their stories may not be widely known, countless dedicated, courageous women were key organizers and activists in the fight for Civil Rights.

While their stories may not be widely known, countless dedicated, courageous women were key organizers and activists in the fight for Civil Rights.

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‘Still fighting’: Africatown, site of last US slave shipment, sues over pollution | The Guardian In 1860 the last, illegal, shipment of slaves to the US landed in this part of Alabama. Now hundreds of the largely African American residents are suing an industrial plant claiming it released toxic chemicals linked to cancer

In 1860 the last, illegal, shipment of slaves to the US landed in this part of Alabama. Now hundreds of the largely African American residents are suing an industrial plant claiming it released toxic chemicals linked to cancer

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The Opioid Epidemic Isn’t Just Affecting Whites; CDC Finds That Overdoses Among Black Americans Are Rising | Blavity The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has new data that show the opioid epidemic may be a universal issue.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has new data that show the opioid epidemic may be a universal issue.

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From the archives: Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about ‘new age’ of race relations in moving Des Moines speech | Des Moines Register This story by Register reporter Robert Barewald originally ran on Nov. 13, 1959. April 4, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination in Memphis, Tennessee.

This story by Register reporter Robert Barewald originally ran on Nov. 13, 1959. April 4, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination in Memphis, Tennessee.

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