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Beloved Author, Toni Morrison, Dies at Age 88

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison passed away Monday night in Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88-years old. Morrison was born Chloe Anthony Wofford on Feb. 8, 1931, in Lorain, Ohio. She graduated from Howard University with a degree in English in 1953 and pursued a Masters of…

Archived: Lynching Memorial and Museum Opening Highlights America's Racist Past, Parallels Today's Killings of African Americans

Hundreds of people lined up in the rain to experience a long overdue piece of American history and honor the lives lost to lynching at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum in Montgomery Alabama on Thursday. The Equal Justice Initiative, sponsor of this project, has…