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A North Georgia chapter of the Ku Klux Klan has applied to "adopt" a stretch of highway in Union County, Georgia, according to paperwork obtained by CNN on Monday.

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Segregating genders in Jerusalemupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 08:31:00

Women in Jerusalem fight against what they say is a creeping form of gender segregation. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.

Respect: Why some people don't get itupdated: Tue Jun 14 2011 09:12:00

How do you change the world? How do you release an idea into the air, an idea so potent that it alters the way we all behave, rewrites laws, makes us see that imbalance, whether personal or geopolitical, stems from one fundamental cause?

Muslim group: two imams pulled from plane bound for North Carolinaupdated: Sat May 07 2011 12:22:00

An airline is investigating the removal of two imams from a flight headed to North Carolina, ostensibly because passengers felt uncomfortable with their presence of the pair -- both clad in Islamic attire.

Two Muslims kicked off planeupdated: Sat May 07 2011 12:22:00

Atlantic Southeast Airlines investigates the removal of two imams from a flight after passengers were uncomfortable.

CIA honors civil rights heroesupdated: Fri Jan 14 2011 17:29:00

Most would not consider civil rights the top concern of the nation's spies, but it was standing room only this week as hundreds gathered in the Central Intelligence Agency auditorium attentively listening to speeches on the civil rights movement.

2005: Rosa Parks rememberedupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 07:50:00

CNN's Bruce Morton looks back on the legacy of Rosa Parks shortly after her death in 2005.

Rosa Parks' legacy endures decades laterupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 07:50:00

An act of civil disobedience 55 years ago -- Rosa Parks' refusal to move to the back of a city bus -- made the seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, a pivotal symbol in America's civil rights movement.

Soledad O'Brien's 'Next Big Story'updated: Mon Nov 29 2010 07:36:00

CNN's Soledad O'Brien shares how growing up in a mixed-race family helped shape her outlook as a journalist.

'The Next Big Story' from Soledad O'Brienupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 07:36:00

We are approaching the fortieth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. The King family and Morehouse College offer me an exclusive opportunity to review his private papers. His words have become the treatise of our country's civil rights movement. Whenever people cry out for justice, they quote King. "There is a new Negro in the South."

SI.com: John Lopez: Can the NFL really afford to keep turning a blind eye toward hazing?updated: Fri Aug 06 2010 13:09:00

Every NFL training camp now has swung into full-gear, which means the Dez Dilemma will be on the lips and minds of players, coaches and analysts all over the league. Remarkably, while it wasn't even close to Rosa Parks refusing to sit at the back of the bus, Dez Bryant's refusal to carry Roy Williams' shoulder pads after a Cowboys' practice last month was a landmark moment of sorts for the NFL. And, frankly, hazing no longer can be ignored.

Past, future of SCLC pondered as it chooses presidentupdated: Thu Oct 29 2009 22:51:00

The legacy of the past is an unavoidable presence as the Southern Christian Leadership Conference considers who will be its next president.

Commentary: U.S. dollars could kill Iran's protest movementupdated: Tue Jun 30 2009 16:01:00

On a number of occasions and in perfectly pitched and calibrated statements, President Obama has expressed his unequivocal support for the civil rights movement in Iran without appearing to interfere in Iranian domestic affairs.

SI.com: Farber: Wacky Cup final schedule hurts Red Wingsupdated: Thu May 28 2009 17:17:00

A stroll down memory lane . . .

Inauguration atmosphereupdated: Tue Jan 20 2009 21:04:00

CNN's John Roberts hits the street to capture the atmosphere of the historic inauguration of Barack Obama.

Commentary: Race is still an issue for Americaupdated: Wed Jan 14 2009 09:37:00

As the inauguration of the first African American president approaches, the national news is full of race-related stories.

People.com: Go in the Voting Booth with Diddy!updated: Wed Nov 05 2008 00:11:00

"We're going to shock the world," he says as he casts his ballot in New York City

Review: What children say about children's booksupdated: Tue Jul 01 2008 11:45:00

Ask an adult what makes a children's book appealing, and she might talk about the colorful artwork, the clever storytelling or the lessons imparted.

Indiana pioneer congresswoman: I have terminal cancerupdated: Sun Nov 25 2007 10:25:00

Rep. Julia Carson, a former secretary who rose to become Indianapolis' first African-American congresswoman, has announced she has terminal lung cancer, a newspaper reports.

End-of-the-Year News Quiz Answer Keyupdated: Wed May 24 2006 16:48:00

Click here to access the related End-of-the-Year News Quiz.

Quiz: Black History Monthupdated: Wed Feb 08 2006 15:33:00

February is Black History Month. How much do you know about the ways in which African-Americans have shaped U.S. history? Take this quiz to find out.

Profiles in Black Historyupdated: Mon Jan 30 2006 16:08:00

The following profiles feature prominent African Americans in the fields of politics, law, sports, civil rights and entertainment.

Those we lostupdated: Wed Dec 21 2005 17:04:00

I like to look back at the end of the year and remember those we've lost, people who, for different reasons, touched and maybe changed our lives.

Mourners pay tribute to Rosa Parksupdated: Wed Nov 02 2005 13:01:00

Thousands of mourners packed a Detroit church Wednesday for an emotional tribute to civil rights icon Rosa Parks, who changed the country 50 years ago when she refused to give up her bus seat to a white man.

Parks felt 'determination cover my body like a quilt' updated: Tue Oct 25 2005 12:52:00

Rosa Parks was a mite of a woman who cast a mighty shadow.

Parks remembered for her courage, humilityupdated: Tue Oct 25 2005 12:43:00

Rosa Parks was remembered Tuesday as the mother of the civil rights movement, a powerful but quiet voice for equality and as a humble woman who did not seek the limelight.

Civil rights icon Rosa Parks dies at 92updated: Tue Oct 25 2005 04:05:00

Rosa Parks, whose act of civil disobedience in 1955 inspired the modern civil rights movement, died Monday in Detroit, Michigan. She was 92.

Rosa Parks settles suit over OutKast CDupdated: Fri Apr 15 2005 05:06:00

Rosa Parks, who helped trigger the civil rights movement in the 1950s, and rap duo OutKast have settled a lawsuit over the use of her name on a CD released in 1998, her guardian Dennis Archer said Thursday.

House votes to limit congressional gold medal awardsupdated: Wed Jan 26 2005 17:41:00

Concerned that the prestige of the congressional gold medal is being diluted because Congress is doling out too many of them too often, the House voted Wednesday to cap the number of medals approved each year at two and placed other restrictions on who can receive it.

showbuzzupdated: Mon Feb 02 2004 15:00:00

Rapper-actor Ice Cube has returned to the barbershop and he expects some more bruising.

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