Sunday, September 15, 2019
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Freedom Riders Bob Singleton is pictured at his home in this still image from video in Inglewood

Civil Rights ‘Freedom Riders’ Cherish MLK’s Lasting Legacy, 50 Years On

By Jane Ross LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Bob Singleton only met civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. once, but that meeting changed his life As the...
Li Wenzu, wife of detained Chinese rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang, is followed by friends and media near a Supreme People's Court complaints office in Beijing

Wife of Detained Chinese Lawyer Begins 100-km March to Press for...

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) The wife of a detained Chinese lawyer set off on Wednesday on a march of more than 100 km from Beijing...
Killen smiles outside courthouse after bond hearing of his manslaughter case, Philadelphia.

Edgar Ray Killen, Convicted in ‘Mississippi Burning’ Killings, Dead at 92

By Bill Trott (Reuters) Edgar Ray Killen, the preacher and Ku Klux Klansman convicted and sent to prison more than 40 years after he plotted...
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