A group of protesters filed a $40 million lawsuit alleging civil rights violations by militarized police during the Ferguson, Missouri, protests.

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Althea Gibson

On what would have been her 87th birthday, let’s honor tennis legend Althea Gibson by taking a look at some photos.

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Althea Gibson Wimbledon

Althea Gibson was a pioneer in tennis and an inspiration for many of the players competing in the U.S. Open, which begins Monday in New York.

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Poet and activist Maya Angelou addresses

Maya Angelou is dead at 86. These pictures pay tribute to the legendary poet, author and activist.

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maya angelou dead

Maya Angelou, the beloved poet and activist, died at the age of 86. Here is what you need to know.

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Dorothy Irene Height was crucial to the civil rights movement. Celebrate her life on the 102nd anniversary of her birth.

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Civil Rights leader Dorothy Irene Height is honored with a Google Doodle today to commemorate what would have been her 102nd birthday.

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Jackson, Mississippi, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died suddenly at age 66. See pictures of the civil rights lawyer’s brief time in office.

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A Christian-themed Gatlinburg, Tennessee theatre doesn’t want gays in its musicals.

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Thousands upon thousands descended on the nation’s capital to celebrate Dr. King’s beautiful dream.

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