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How posters and badges spread civil rightsupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 12:13:00

Rousing speeches by gifted orators such as Martin Luther King and Malcolm X were crucial to the struggle for civil rights in America.

Malcolm X's daughter pleads guilty to identity theftupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 13:55:00

The daughter of slain African-American activist Malcolm X has avoided a prison sentence after pleading guilty to defrauding the 70-year-old widow of one of her father's bodyguards, prosecutors said.

The secret to 'X-Men's' successupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 09:28:00

"X-Men: First Class" hits theaters as the fifth in a series of successful movies in the "X-Men" franchise, with at least two more "X" films on the horizon: "The Wolverine" and "Deadpool."

Leading black scholar dies days before Malcolm X biography releaseupdated: Sun Apr 03 2011 13:54:00

Dr Manning Marable, director of Columbia University's Center for Contemporary Black History has died, according to a statement from the NAACP. He was 61.

Malcolm X daughter charged with stealing, identity theftupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 10:22:00

The daughter of slain African-American activist Malcolm X has been charged with defrauding the 70-year-old widow of one of her father's bodyguards, prosecutors said.

Politicians should put what's right ahead of winning votesupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 23:36:00

Malcolm X once said that the one man you should be most afraid of is a man who is willing to die for what he believes.

Pioneering photographer inspired Anderson Cooperupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 11:49:00

Since 2007, Anderson Cooper has hosted "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute," a gala that honors the Top 10 CNN Heroes of the year.

Malcolm and Martin, closer than we ever thoughtupdated: Wed May 19 2010 11:37:00

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was leaving a news conference one afternoon when a tall man with a coppery complexion stepped out of the crowd and blocked his path.

Malcolm X killer freed after 44 yearsupdated: Wed Apr 28 2010 09:02:00

Thomas Hagan, the only man who admitted his role in the 1965 assassination of iconic black leader Malcolm X, was paroled Tuesday.

My life: the playlistupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 18:04:00

I was geared up to complete my census form. I sat. I put on my headphones. I grabbed a pen, something I rarely use in my digitally mediated life. I took a deep breath. By the time I had exhaled, I had completed the form. I turned the pages over and under, thinking, "That's all!?"

Intriguing people for December 28, 2009updated: Mon Dec 28 2009 09:15:00

Urban Meyer Football or health? The Florida head football coach will not step down but instead will take an indefinite leave of absence, he said Sunday. Sports Illustrated reports that Meyer said being with his players at a "spirited practice" Sunday morning persuaded him not to resign.

Percy Sutton, trailblazing businessman, dies at 89updated: Sun Dec 27 2009 20:34:00

Civil rights attorney Percy Sutton, who represented Malcolm X and became an influential New York politician and broadcaster, has died at age 89, associates said Sunday.

U.S. Muslims are Americans tooupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 08:45:00

The serendipitous occurrence of this year's Thanksgiving holiday on the same evening as the Muslim Eid-ul-Adha is a festive occasion to reflect on the place of Islam in American collective consciousness and on Muslims as Americans.

Wounds still linger for children of civil rights activistsupdated: Mon Dec 29 2008 14:01:00

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights icon, but for one man, he's something else: the father he barely remembers.

U.S. Muslim leaders denounce al Qaeda's slur toward Obamaupdated: Sat Nov 22 2008 15:35:00

Spiritual leaders of New York's African-American Muslim communities lashed out Friday at a purported al Qaeda message attacking President-elect Barack Obama and, using racist language, comparing him unfavorably to the late Malcolm X.

Al Qaeda leader mocks Obama in Web postingupdated: Wed Nov 19 2008 18:32:00

Al Qaeda's No. 2 leader is heard in a Web posting Wednesday warning President-elect Barack Obama that "a heavy legacy of failure and crimes awaits" him.

Commentary: Why haven't we heard from Osama bin Laden?updated: Wed Nov 19 2008 15:36:00

If the audio message purportedly from al Qaeda's deputy leader is authentic, we have finally heard from a representative of the terror organization about the American election. Philadelphia Ads Draw Controversyupdated: Thu Jun 26 2008 10:00:00

Graffiti-style malt liquor ads are drawing fire from parents and anti-blight advocates in a city known for its colorful murals Death Threats Close 7 Schoolsupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 19:00:00

A message scrawled in a university bathroom -- "Be prepared to die on 4/14" -- left not just the college's campus empty Monday, but also those of two adjoining high schools and a pair of nearby elementary schools A Visit to Obama's Chicago Churchupdated: Sat Mar 22 2008 17:00:00

Combative sermons rang out on Good Friday at the retired Rev. Jeremiah Wright's South Side congregation, Trinity United Church of Christ Denzel Washington's Advice to Kids: 'Don't Be a Hater'updated: Tue Jan 22 2008 09:42:00

As a father of four, Denzel Washington tells his kids that the world can be an imperfect place – but advises them not to be brought down by the imperfections.

Commentary: You can't take Christ out of Christmasupdated: Fri Dec 21 2007 08:14:00

This whole push to remove Christ from the Christmas season has gotten so ridiculous that it's pathetic. Isaiah Washington Focusing on 'Day-to-Day Life'updated: Tue Jun 19 2007 09:14:00

Isaiah Washington says he's moving on after being fired from Grey's Anatomy.

Ailing Farrakhan calls for religious harmonyupdated: Sun Feb 25 2007 19:55:00

Ailing Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan delivered Sunday what was billed as his last public address, calling for Christian-Muslim unity ahead of what he predicted will be apocalyptic times.

Cultural pioneers: Icons and intellectualsupdated: Fri Feb 02 2007 13:38:00

Some African Americans have had a profound impact on American society, changing many people's views on race, history and politics. The following is a sampling of African Americans who have shaped society and the world with their spirit and their ideals.

CNNMoney: Netflix investors seek guidanceupdated: Mon Oct 11 2004 19:09:00

Malcolm X once famously said, "You're either part of the solution or part of the problem." To Netflix, I think I'm both.

When actors go badupdated: Thu Aug 05 2004 12:42:00

Moviegoers this week are seeing Tom Cruise like they've never seen him before.

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