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Velivia Peterson, 8, walks with others across the Edmund Pettus Bridge during the start of the Journey for Justice March, organized by the NAACP. The 860-mile march is planned to go from Selma to Washington D.C. over the course of 40 days.  Photo by Albert Cesare/Montgomery Advertiser via AP.

 “Journey for Justice” Marchers Call for Police Reform

  By Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams   Social justice and human rights activists rallied Monday on the steps of the South Carolina State Capitol Building, calling for full-scale criminal justice reform including national, uniform standards [...]

Oldest living Tuskegee Airman Walter Crenshaw Turns 104

A surprise 104th birthday celebration was held last Sunday for Walter Crenshaw, the oldest living Tuskegee Airman at the Veterans Home of California in Los Angeles.The Tuskegee Airmen became America’s first Black military airmen during [...]