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  • ‘Freedom riders’ honored, re-enact historic bus trip

    On the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act, some civil rights pioneers are being honored for what they did to bring the law about.

  • Huge artifacts delivered for museum under construction

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture received its first artifacts on Sunday morning. They are so large the museum will need to be built around them.

  • Off the 8’s: The Negro Girl and the Pee-Pee Girl

    Shunned by their classmates, the only black girl
    and a white girl known for wetting her pants were
    left no choice but to be partners. Had they
    spoken to each other, the 5 year olds may have
    discovered their worlds weren\’t so different.

  • The Carousel on the Mall: Spinning civil rights history

    Fifty years ago, the carousel on the Mall sat in Gwynn Oak Amusement Park just outside of Baltimore. Gwynn Oak opened in the 1890s and was \”Whites-Only\” for many years.