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Women's history month
Harriet Tubman, real-life action hero
Published March 22, 2018
Maryland-born abolitionist and humanitarian is 'as heroic as it gets,' says historian N. D. B. Connolly
MLK Commemoration
Civil rights icon Minnijean Brown Trickey headlines annual event
Published March 22, 2018
She was a member of the Little Rock Nine, nine teens selected to desegregate Central High School in Arkansas in 1957 after Brown v. Board of Education decision
'Rise' revisited
Published March 22, 2018
Peabody's Judah Adashi brings his choral reflection on America's civil rights struggles to Baltimore
Flagpole protest
Taking down an 'intolerable' symbol
Published March 22, 2018 Video
Bree Newsome, who brought down Confederate flag in S.C., speaks at JHU
MLK Jr. commemoration
Honoring two legacies
Published March 22, 2018 Video
34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration is first without event's founder, Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., who died in April at 70
MLK Jr. commemoration
'March for justice continues'
Published March 22, 2018
Civil rights advocate Morris Dees urges tolerance, denounces 'fear of diversity' at annual Johns Hopkins tribute to MLK Jr.'s legacy
JHU students stage 'die-ins'
Published March 22, 2018
Hundreds take part in peaceful demonstrations on Homewood, East Baltimore campuses
The march, 50 years later
A call for economic justice
Published March 22, 2018 Video
JHU history professor discusses the significance of the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963