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(Credit: AP) The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Kennedy Center Marks Anniversary of Ala. Bombing

The Kennedy Center is hosting a staged reading of a play to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala.

09/15/2013

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Don and Marty had “Coffee With” Phylicia Rashad. They talked about her new movie, “Good Deeds.” Ron Matz had “People Are Talking” about Money Power Day.

03/08/2012

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Obama Helps Break Ground On Black History Museum

President Barack Obama heralded a new national black history museum as “not just a record of tragedy, but a celebration of life” as he marked Wednesday’s groundbreaking of the long-sought-after museum on the National Mall.

02/22/2012

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Obama To Join Black History Museum Groundbreaking

President Barack Obama and former first lady Laura Bush will celebrate the groundbreaking for a new national museum showcasing black life, art and history on the National Mall.

02/16/2012