Trayvon Martin rallies took place across the US Saturday. Their tone and nonviolence point to how their organizer, the Rev. Al Sharpton, has evolved.
Henry Louis Gates, the Harvard professor arrested last year by Sgt. James Crowley, could have been avoided, according to a review of the case.
The Massachusetts Senate voted Tuesday to let the governor appoint an interim replacement for the late Ted Kennedy. Former Gov. Michael Dukakis is the favorite.
Bill approved Thursday permits the governor to appoint an interim senator until the special election. Action moves to Senate, where delay is likely.
By the 1800s, the servants of white summer residents of Martha's Vineyard were buying up land. In the 1950s, the island was popular with civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King Jr.
In many ways she would make history as first lady.