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U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey reads her poem “Incident,” while in Jackson, Mississippi. This year, because of the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, Congressman John Lewis led the 14th Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage not...
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During the annual Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage, Myrlie Evers-Williams spoke about how Medgar Evers was killed in front of the house where he died. Watch an excerpt of her speech in the video above. The 14th Congressional Civil Rights...
Video Still by PBS NewsHour How many hours a day do you spend on your phone or tablet? How often do you check Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or other social media sites? College students check their phones an average of 60 times a day, and send an...
President George W. Bush, Central Intelligence Agency Director George Tenet and others stand on the seal of the Agency March 20, 2001 at the CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Photo by David Burnett/Newsmakers WASHINGTON — A controversial...
Companies are spending more on Internet TV ads, so much so, that digital revenue exceeded that of broadcast TV in 2013. Photo by Kevin Harber/Flickr For the first time in history, U.S. Internet advertising revenue exceeded broadcast advertising...