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MLK’s Dream Inspires a New March, and a President

President Barack Obama is claiming his place in Martin Luther King’s 50-year-old dream, holding himself up as a symbol of the change King envisioned.

08/28/2013

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Biden Calls for D.C. Voting Rights During Frederick Douglass Tribute

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday used a tribute to 19th-century abolitionist Frederick Douglass to renew the call for equal voting rights for people who live in the nation’s capital.

06/19/2013

President Barack Obama applauds after unveiling a statue of Rosa Parks during an unveiling in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill February 27, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled at Capitol

President Barack Obama says civil rights icon Rosa Parks has taken her rightful place among those who have shaped the course of U.S. history.

02/27/2013

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Md. Senator Seeking Harriet Tubman National Parks

Sen. Ben Cardin is calling again for the establishment of national parks honoring abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

02/11/2013

File photo fo Rosa Parks.(Photo Credit: United States Postal Service)

U.S. Postal Service Unveils Stamp to Honor Rosa Parks

The stamp ceremony was part of a 12-hour event at The Henry Ford in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Parks’ birth that also featured speeches and live music.

02/04/2013

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National Cathedral To Install Statue Of Rosa Parks

Washington National Cathedral is preparing to dedicate a new carving of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks in a section of the church devoted to human rights.

05/08/2012