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  1. Trump Visits Civil Rights Museum Amid ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | News Max

    About 50 protesters greeted President Donald Trump at the opening of museums in Jackson, Mississippi, dedicated to the state's history and its role in the civil rights movement. Some black leaders - including civil rights leader and Georgia congressman John Lewis - are boycotting the event, saying Trump has sown racial division instead of racial harmony.


  2. NAACP Names New Leader for More Active FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | News Max

    The NAACP turned to an insider Saturday to help bring the nation's oldest civil rights organization back to prominence. Derrick Johnson, 49, of Jackson, Mississippi, was hired as the NAACP's 19th president and CEO after having served as interim leader since July and previously as vice chairman of the NAACP board of directors.


  3. Trump Resistance Groups Look beyond Washington for VictoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | News Max

    Seats of power unaccustomed to intense political attention are the focus of liberal groups as they try to turn the Trump resistance movement into tangible victories. Long-established organizations such as MoveOn.org to newer outfits like "Our Revolution," the offshoot of Sen. Bernie Sanders' unsuccessful presidential campaign, are backing scores of candidates for down-ballot races in 2017 as a precursor to next year's elections, when Democrats will try to dent the GOP's monopoly in Washington.


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