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Malcolm X’s Most Powerful Quotes

VIBE reflects on the legendary activist's most eloquent statements on what would have been his 98th birthday.

Carolyn Bryant Donham, Woman Responsible For Emmett Till’s Death, Dead At 88

Donham was battling cancer and receiving hospice care at the time of her death.

Bill Russell, 11-Time NBA Champion And Civil Rights Activist, Dead At 88

The Celtics legend changed the game his illustrious career and looked to change race relations afterward.

Longtime Congressman Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies At 68

"He worked until his last breath," his widow Maya Rockeymoore Cummings said.

Cardi B Plays Coretta Scott King In ‘The Real Housewives Of The Civil Rights Movement’ Sketch

Cardi B is flexing her sketch comedy muscle in multiple clips from Wild ‘N Out star Rip Michael’s show “Off The Rip.” On the 55th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

President Obama Signs The Emmett Till Bill To Reopen Unsolved Civil Rights Cases

President Barack Obama signed legislation earlier this month that allows the FBI and the Department of Justice to reopen unsolved civil rights cases…

Former NAACP Chairman And Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond Dies At 75

Civil rights leader and former chairman of the NAACP, Julian Bond, died on Saturday night (Aug. 15) in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., the Southern Poverty Law Center released…

Black Student Lynches Two White Men on Campus

In a crazy but fascinating turn of events, one student is under hot water for depicting lynching on her school campus. Artist and senior at Sacramento State University…

NAACP And KKK Hold First Meeting Together In History

Representatives of the NAACP and the KKK met for an unprecedented sit-down last Saturday (Aug. 31) in Casper, Wyoming. Jimmy Simmons, president of the NAACP’s Casper…