America’s first black female governor? Stacey Abrams: ‘You don’t tell yourself no’ | The Guardian After winning the state’s Democratic primary, Abrams tells Lucia Graves about her uphill battle to win in Georgia, a state with a history of segregationist governors

After winning the state’s Democratic primary, Abrams tells Lucia Graves about her uphill battle to win in Georgia, a state with a history of segregationist governors.

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Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Barrier-Breaking Lawyer, Dies at 104 | The New York Times The jurors were looking at her when they filed into court. That, Dovey Johnson Roundtree knew, could have immense significance for her client, a feebleminded day laborer accused of one of the most sensational murders of the mid-20th century.

The jurors were looking at her when they filed into court. That, Dovey Johnson Roundtree knew, could have immense significance for her client, a feebleminded day laborer accused of one of the most sensational murders of the mid-20th century.

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Unseen photographs of civil rights conflict in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963 | The Guardian The Observer dispatched photographer Colin Jones to cover the story and capture the activism centred around the 16th Street Baptist church.

The Observer dispatched photographer Colin Jones to cover the story and capture the activism centred around the 16th Street Baptist church.

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