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Leroy Boots Battle

Md. Tuskegee Airman Dies At 93

A Marylander devoted to civil rights has died. Leroy Battle was instrumental in desegregating the U.S. military and integrating Prince George’s County classrooms.

04/10/2015

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best MLK Weekend Getaways In America

Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.

01/07/2015

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled At Capitol

President Barack Obama and congressional leaders unveiled a full-length statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks in the Capitol Wednesday, paying tribute to a figure whose name became synonymous with courage in the face of injustice.

02/27/2013

Rosa Parks

National Cathedral To Install Statue Of Rosa Parks

Washington National Cathedral is preparing to dedicate a new carving of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks in a section of the church devoted to human rights.

05/08/2012