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Jesse Jackson's decades in public eye shaped by many roles
Jesse Jackson, who has disclosed he has Parkinson's disease, has been an activist, a presidential candidate and a guiding force in the civil rights movement in a public life that's spanned more than 50 years
Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones take knee before national anthem
The Cowboys stood and linked arms during the national anthem as other teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, and players, like Denver Broncos star Von Miller, experience fallout from their reactions to President Trump's comments on the NFL.
Ashley Graham opens up about her interracial marriage
The first time model Ashley Graham brought her future husband Justin Ervin home to meet her family, it was hardly "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." The first plus-size model to appear on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, Graham described in an essay for Glamour what happened when
In Berlin, an artist resurrects a piece of American history
The white, wood-framed house tucked behind an iron gate in Berlin’s Wedding district stands out among the rows of drab, prewar cement buildings that dot much of this gritty neighborhood. But the two-story building resting in a quiet courtyard is unique for a much more important reason: It’s the
National Museum of African American History and Culture: What to know
More than a million visitors have gone to the new National Museum of African American History and Culture since it opened in September in Washington, D.C. And those who go apparently find a lot to see in what is the 19th museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Visitors spend on average six hours or
What to See and What to Skip in Washington, DC
With political winds shifting sharply, the spotlight is clearly on Washington, D.C ., this month. But no matter who occupies the White House, or who inhabits the halls of Congress, D.C.'s draw as a traveler's playground remains intact. A plethora of free attractions creates value in our nation's
Donald Trump Taps Sen. Jeff Sessions for Attorney General
ABC News' Pierre Thomas reports on what to expect at the Justice Department if Senator Jeff Sessions is confirmed as attorney general.
Priebus Dismisses Controversy Over Sessions: 'He Will Be Confirmed'
President-elect Donald Trump's incoming chief of staff Reince Priebus says the future president will lead by "bringing America together."
What Jeff Sessions Has Said About Race and Civil Rights
The man who Donald Trump has tapped as his nominee for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions , R-Ala., is being criticized anew for decades-old allegations that he made racist remarks as a federal prosecutor in his home state. Even then, Sessions insisted he harbored no racial bias and disputed the
Artifacts Spotlight: National Museum of African American History and Culture
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture finally opens its doors today on the National Mall. It includes 12 inaugural exhibitions and close to 37,000 artifacts, but only 3,000 will be on display. Here are 10 must-see artifacts featured in the inaugural exhibit. Rosa