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    On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a civil rights leader and beacon of hope for equality who changed society through peaceful protests was assassinated.

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    A cell phone video filmed by Rakeyia Scott, wife of the slain Keith Lamont Scott, does not show the shooting of her husband but shows the moments leading up to it. It was shared first by Gabe Gutierrez on MSNBC.

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  • Coretta Scott King: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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  • WATCH: ‘Black Lives Matter’ Activists Racially Harass White Reporter

  • WATCH: Racist Black Woman Goes Off on White Neighbor

    Paul Davis is a Caucasian man who lives in an apartment in Tampa, Florida. His downstairs neighbor, an African-American woman, thinks he walks too loud.

  • Ida B. Wells: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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  • WATCH: Man Removes Confederate Flag Off Truck in Traffic

  • WATCH: Gay Couple in Kentucky Denied Marriage License

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  • WATCH: Turkish Police Water Cannon Istanbul Pride Celebrators

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  • Gay Marriage Legalized: All the Memes You Need to See

  • What Is Juneteenth? 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    June 19 is known as Juneteenth Independence Day, Freedom Day, or Emancipation Day, and marks the abolition of slavery throughout the Confederate South and Texas.

  • Dylann Storm Roof: All the Photos You Need to See

  • WATCH: Reporter Robbed On-Air Covering Baltimore Protests

  • ‘Bloody Sunday’ Commemoration: All the Photos You Need to See

  • WATCH: Black Man Records White Man Pulling a Gun on Him

  • Rosa Parks Day 2015: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    February 4, 2015 is Rosa Parks Day. The day honors her civil rights involvement, specifically her refusal to give up her bus seat in 1955 Montgomery, Alabama.

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  • Black History Month: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Black History Month 2015 begins today, February 1. Learn about the origins of the month that celebrates African-American contributions to American culture here.