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: A Letter from the Birmingham Jail Revisited. My new article on Examiner - in time for Black History Month.

Four college students sit in seats designated for white people at the racially segregated Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, NC, in 1960.

Four college students sit in seats designated for white people at the racially segregated Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, NC, in 1960.

The National Museum of African American History and Culture - STATUE OF CLARA BROWN After Brown was freed from slavery, she moved to Colorado, where she became an important community leader, helping other former slaves to settle there. The slave cabin to the right, from about 1853, had been on Edisto Island in South Carolina.

The National Museum of African American History and Culture

The National Museum of African American History and Culture - STATUE OF CLARA BROWN After Brown was freed from slavery, she moved to Colorado, where she became an important community leader, helping other former slaves to settle there. The slave cabin to the right, from about 1853, had been on Edisto Island in South Carolina.

The No. 2857 bus on which Rosa Parks was riding on December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama when she was arrested for her refusal to give up her seat to a white person which sparked the Civil Rights Movement.

The No. 2857 bus on which Rosa Parks was riding on December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama when she was arrested for her refusal to give up her seat to a white person which sparked the Civil Rights Movement.

Preparations are finalized on Sept. 14, for the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Sept. 24, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Inside the Smithsonian's newest museum

Preparations are finalized on Sept. 14, for the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Sept. 24, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Harmony Community, Putnam County, Georgia.... This old woman was a slave and belonged to the family . . ., 05/28/1941 - 06/01/1941 (National Archives)

Harmony Community, Putnam County, Georgia.... This old woman was a slave and belonged to the family . . ., 05/28/1941 - 06/01/1941 (National Archives)

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute:Located in Alabama as a center for education and discussion about civil and human rights issues.: 520 16th St N  Birmingham, AL 35203 (205) 328-9696 #black-museums

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute:Located in Alabama as a center for education and discussion about civil and human rights issues.: 520 16th St N Birmingham, AL 35203 (205) 328-9696 #black-museums

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