Civil Rights

Family of Malcolm X claims letter proves FBI and NYPD involved in his murder
Malcolm X (right) with Martin Luther King Jr. Date unknown
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Family of Malcolm X claims letter proves FBI and NYPD involved in his murder

Daughters of assassinated civil rights leader demand reopening of investigation
23 Feb 2021
What are the arguments to end the coronavirus lockdown?
london lockdown
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What are the arguments to end the coronavirus lockdown?

Cabinet ‘hawks’ and commentators say measures threaten economy and civil liberties
22 Apr 2020
Aretha Franklin ‘gravely ill’ as family and friends gather
onstage at the 10th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on September 7, 2005 in Pasadena, California.
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Aretha Franklin ‘gravely ill’ as family and friends gather

The 76-year-old singer has battled a series of health problems
13 Aug 2018
Martin Luther King’s assassination 50 years on
The Lorraine Motel balcony where Martin Luther King was assassinated
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Martin Luther King’s assassination 50 years on

4 April marks a half century since the civil rights leader was gunned down in Memphis
3 Apr 2018
Linda Brown of Brown v. Board civil rights case dies aged 76
Linda Brown
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Linda Brown of Brown v. Board civil rights case dies aged 76

Tributes pour in for ‘incredible’ woman who sparked a landmark desegregation ruling in 1954
27 Mar 2018