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Raymond L. Johnson Sr., an attorney, civil rights activist and former Tuskegee Airman, died Dec. 31 in Los Angeles of complications of pneumonia and heart failure, said his wife, Evelyn. He was 89. Johnson, who practiced law for nearly 50 years, was a...
Robert L. Carter, who as an NAACP civil rights attorney was an architect of the legal strategy used in the cases that led to Brown vs. Board of Education, the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has...
Geraldine Washington Former head of NAACP's L.A. chapter Geraldine Washington, 81, an educator and civil rights activist who led the Los Angeles chapter of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People for 14 years, died of natural causes...
Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua, who was accused by local prosecutors during his 15-year tenure as head of the Philadelphia archdiocese of ignoring sexual abuse of children by hundreds of priests, has died. He was 88. The Roman Catholic archdiocese...
Camilla Williams, believed to be the first African American woman to appear with a major U.S. opera company, has died. She was 92. Williams died Sunday at her home in Bloomington, Ind., according to her attorney, Eric Slotegraaf. She died of...
The Screen Actors Guild handed out three of its five film awards Sunday night to performers in the 1960s civil rights drama "The Help," injecting a little excitement into the Oscar race. The cast of the film received the group's top honor, the SAG...
More than 200 people arrested during the Occupy L.A. sweep remained in jail Thursday night, drawing protests from civil right attorneys who said many may not face charges and should be freed immediately. As the total of nearly 300 arrestees began...
Jesse Jackson is right. In response to the face-off in Arizona between President Obama and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer last week, Jackson said, "Even George Wallace did not put his finger in Dr. King's face." And it's true; he didn't. Similarly, not even...
World NowNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Il's death has already had an unintended effect for the now-reeling regime: Members of the elite class may be starting to defect, and more are expected to follow, South Korean media reported Saturday....
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