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The folk and lore of Rosa Parks does little to complete the picture of the dynamic, skilled and purposeful Civil Rights activist that she was.
The American Civil Liberties Union elects Deborah Archer president, the first Black person to hold this title in the organization's 101-year history.
"I've done my best" was the final line of Cicely Tyson's 50-year Hollywood reign. On her own terms, the curtains closed with style, honor and grace.
In what became a dying declaration Dr. Susan Moore warned, “I put forth and I maintain: If I was White, I wouldn’t have to go through that.”
"I felt like it was necessary to be seen and to not be a hidden figure...because the level of visibility that it would have to younger scientists and also to people of color."
Rashida Jones will become the most prominent Black woman in the cable news industry.
At 16, Barbara Rose Johns led a student strike and with support filed the largest and only student initiated case consolidated into Brown v. Board of Education.
“Black women decide elections. We can decide we are going to elect Black women up and down the ballot.”
Visit The Atlantic's COVID-19 Tracking Project to see daily updates and trends on the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Megan Thee Stallion tackles the misogyny, gender-based violence, the failures of policing, and why protecting Black women should never be controversial.
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