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Halle Maria Berry

Updated: 01/19/2011 - Halle Maria Berry was the first African-American actress to win the Oscar for her lead role in the dark drama, Monster’s Ball.

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Milestones in the Civil Rights Movement

Updated: 01/07/2013 - The Civil Rights Movement brought change, but it didn't come easily. View the interactive timeline to see the many Milestones of the Civil Rights Movement.

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History Makers

Updated: 01/07/2013 - From athletes, to writers, musicians, and actors, these are the history makers of the past and present that make up Black History.

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More Black History

Updated: 01/19/2011 - Learn more about the Civil Rights Movement, check out interactive features around the Web, and get your kids involved in learning more about Black History.

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Ray Charles

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The History of Black History Month

Updated: 01/07/2013 - The story of Black History Month began a decade after the founding of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History.

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Rosa Parks

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Clarence Thomas

Updated: 01/19/2011 - Clarence Thomas is one of the most recognized, conservative judges in American history.

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Barack Hussein Obama II

Updated: 01/19/2011 - The life of Barack Hussein Obama II; the first African American president of the United States of America.

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The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Updated: 01/19/2011 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a pivotal figure in the Civil Rights Movement. His life and works are still remembered and honored still today. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was established as a national holiday in the United States in 1986.

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