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Three civil rights workers stand guard in front NAACP attorney Arthur Shores' house in Sept. 1963. The house was blasted by dynamite the night before. AP hide caption

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Remembering Birmingham's 'Dynamite Hill' Neighborhood

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Racial Slur Puts Paula Deen's Empire At Risk

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Paula Deen Makes Tearful Appearance On 'Today' Show

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Shelby County, Ala., attorney Butch Ellis talks to reporters outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in February, when oral arguments were heard in the Voting Rights Act case. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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In Alabama, Voting Decision Seen As Sign Of Progress, Setback

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50 Years After His Death, Medgar Evers' Work Not Complete

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Medgar Evers' widow, Myrlie, comforts the couple's 9-year-old son, Darrel, at her husband's funeral in Jackson, Miss., on June 15, 1963. AP hide caption

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Fifty Years After Medgar Evers' Killing, The Scars Remain

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Tourists watch as workers clean oil from the sand along a strip of oil that washed up on the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala., in 2010 after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded off the Louisiana coast. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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Birmingham Students Reenact Historic March, 50 Years Later

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Brother and sister Rod Dreher and Ruthie Leming grew up in a small town in rural Louisiana. Dreher left the tightknit community to pursue a journalism career but returned home after Leming died of lung cancer in 2010. Courtesy Rod Dreher hide caption

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Surviving Doolittle Raiders To Hold Their Last Meeting

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