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Trump Raises Possibility Of Bringing Back Earmarks

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Georgia Gilmore adjusts her hat for photographers in 1956 during the bus boycott trial of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Montgomery, Ala. She testified: "When you pay your fare and they count the money, they don't know the Negro money from white money." AP hide caption

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Meet The Fearless Cook Who Secretly Fed — And Funded — The Civil Rights Movement

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Reflecting On The Legacy Of The Civil Rights Movement

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Immigrants arrive at Ellis Island in Upper New York Bay around 1900. In 1924, the U.S. would restrict immigration based on national origin. Forty years after that, it eliminated those restrictions. Buyenlarge/Getty Images hide caption

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A History Of When The U.S. Chose Immigrants By Their Country Of Origin

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Russia's Underground Art Finds A Home In The U.S.

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Marking 50 Years Since The First Adult Heart Transplant In The U.S.

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In 1968, Mary Beth Tinker and her brother, John, display two black armbands they used to protest the Vietnam War at school. Bettmann Archive via Getty Images hide caption

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Students Identify With 50-Year-Old Supreme Court Case

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