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In 1973 the state of North Carolina put then 24- year-old Benjamin Chavis and the rest of the so- called Wilmington 10 in prison for a crime they didn't commit.
A Bethesda sports bar was on the verge of closing down until a civil rights activist stepped in to rebuild the business.
Legislation forcing voters to bring identification to Virginia polling places on election day won Senate passage Monday after Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling broke a 20-20 partisan deadlock.