Thu04242014

Sojourner Truth, Iconic Abolitionist, Civil Rights Activist Died On This Day In 1883


The long and storied life of abolitionist, civil rights activist, and women’s rights advocate Sojourner Truth (pictured) began some time in 1797 under harsh conditions. Born in to slavery, Truth was formerly named Isabella Baumfree as she grew up in the Hudson Valley region of New York...

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Susan Rice Closer to Being Named Secretary of State as GOP Opposition Weakens

In this photo released by the United Nations, Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, addresses the U.N. Security Council prior to voting on a resolution condemning Israeli settlement activity, Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at the United Nations headquarters. Rice vetoed the...

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Civil Rights Leader Lawrence Guyot Dead At 73

Lawrence Guyot, at age 23, of Greenwood, Miss., removed his shirt in Jackson, Miss., to show newsmen where he says Greenwood and Winona police beat him with leather slapsticks, in this June 14, 1963 file photo. His daughter Julie Guyot-Diangone said late Saturday Nov. 24, 2012 he died...

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Ernest Hoskins Jr.'s Employer Arrested, Charged With Murder

Arkansas State police have arrested Christopher Reynolds, 34, for the November 9 shooting death of Ernest Hoskins Jr., 21, reports FoxNews16.com.

The investigation has been ongoing since the shooting, with the family hiring Benjamin Crump, legal council for the family of Trayvon Martin,...

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Mike Tyson Launches Tyson Cares Children’s Foundation

Former world heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson has traveled quite a road from fighter, spousal abuser and convicted rapist, to ear biter, pigeon lover, actor and now, children’s philanthropist. And to prove it, Tyson has launched his very own charity, aptly named, ‘Mike Tyson Cares F...

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