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On the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act, some civil rights pioneers are being honored for what they did to bring the law about.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture received its first artifacts on Sunday morning. They are so large the museum will need to be built around them.
Shunned by their classmates, the only black girl and a white girl known for wetting her pants were left no choice but to be partners. Had they spoken to each other, the 5 year olds may have discovered their worlds weren't so different.
Tags: Howard County Public Schools,
Lawyers for the state of Maryland and for a group of students and alumni of Maryland's four historically black universities sparred Friday over whether the state has successfully dismantled segregation-era policies that disadvantaged the schools.
Fifty years ago, the carousel on the Mall sat in Gwynn Oak Amusement Park just outside of Baltimore. Gwynn Oak opened in the 1890s and was "Whites-Only" for many years.
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