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UMBC President Remembers Classmate Killed In Birmingham Church Bombing

A hallmark of the civil rights movement brings hundreds together in Birmingham, Alabama to commemorate the 1963 church bombing that killed four little girls.

09/20/2013

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NAACP Preparing Committee To Search For New CEO

Leaders of the nation’s largest civil rights group pledged to continue fighting for voting rights, health care, a higher minimum wage and immigration reform, even as the NAACP begins searching for a new president and CEO.

09/10/2013

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Outgoing NAACP President Ben Jealous Credited With Boosting Group

A surprise announcement from the president of the NAACP. After just five years, Ben Jealous, who has spear-headed a number of civil rights issues, says he will step down to spend more time with his family.

09/09/2013

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NAACP President Ben Jealous To Step Down This Year

Benjamin Jealous, the president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said Sunday that he plans to step down by the end of the year.

09/08/2013

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National Symphony To Debut Music On First President

The National Symphony Orchestra is preparing a multimedia composition focused on George Washington’s life.

09/05/2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University

Notre Dame President Steps Down, Interim Named

The first male president of Notre Dame of Maryland University is stepping down, citing family reasons.

08/09/2013

President Obama called the case a "tragedy" and urged people to remain calm. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Happy Birthday, Mr. President: Obama Turns 52

Instead of “Hail to the Chief,” President Barack Obama most likely heard strains of “Happy Birthday” this weekend.

08/04/2013

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Obama Tees Off Birthday Weekend With Round Of Golf

President Barack Obama kicked off his birthday weekend Saturday with a round of golf with friends and a getaway to Camp David.

08/03/2013

o'malley

Testing The Waters: Is Gov. O’Malley Preparing For Presidential Run?

Spreading the wealth. Governor O’Malley’s political action committee is spending money on other campaigns.

08/02/2013

o'malley

Presidential Prospect: O’Malley Raised Nearly $500K In Campaign Contributions

Gov. Martin O’Malley has reported raising nearly $500,000 for his political action committee from January to June.

08/01/2013

Mortimer Neufville, Coppin State University president

Coppin State University Names New President

Coppin State University has a new president.

07/09/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Gehry Refines Design For Eisenhower Memorial In D.C.

A federal commission charged with building a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower voted unanimously Wednesday to approve architect Frank Gehry’s design for a park near the National Mall, allowing the project to move forward over the objections of Eisenhower’s family.

06/19/2013

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