Civil Rights

National Portrait Gallery To Feature Activist Dolores HuertaLabor and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta is visiting the National Portrait Gallery to help open a new exhibition about her life and work.
Justice Department Launches Investigation Of Baltimore PoliceThe Department of Justice will investigate the practices of the Baltimore Police Department following the death of Freddie Gray.
Writers, 'Wire' Creator To Discuss HBO Civil Rights SeriesThe creator of TV's "The Wire" is joining historian Taylor Branch and other writers in Baltimore to discuss their upcoming HBO miniseries chronicling the civil rights movement.
AG Lynch Expected To Open Baltimore Rights Probe FridayThe Justice Department is preparing to announce a civil rights investigation into the Baltimore Police Department.
Maryland Historical Society Collects Photos, Oral Histories Of Baltimore UnrestThe Maryland Historical Society is looking for images from both professional and amateur photographers in order to document the Freddie Gray protests, Baltimore riots and unrest and cleanup efforts.
Md. Tuskegee Airman Dies At 93A Marylander devoted to civil rights has died. Leroy Battle was instrumental in desegregating the U.S. military and integrating Prince George’s County classrooms.
Man Devotes Decades To Civil RightsHarvey Zeigler has spent decades as a civil rights champion in a journey that began when he was a child.
Hopkins Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. With Annual EventThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Hospital are celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of what would have been the civil rights leader's 86th birthday.
Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Exhibit At Reginald F. Lewis Museum Focus Of ControversyAn exhibit at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum is the focus of a controversy involving a renown Baltimore Civil Rights leader.
NAACP: Baltimore Convention Not A Done DealThe NAACP says the site of its 2016 national convention, reported to be Baltimore, has not yet been selected.
NAACP To Hold National Convention In BaltimoreThe Maryland Board of Public Works has approved a wetlands license for Dominion Resources to build a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County.
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