On May 17, 2004, Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex marriage.
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On the 62nd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision that started the end of segregation, one leading academic says conservatives and liberals today are missing a key point about the ruling.
On this day in 1964, the Senate was involved in an epic fight over the Civil Right Act, after a group of Southern senators started a record-setting filibuster in March.
It was 48 years ago today that civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed by an assassin’s bullet in Memphis. The world has changed greatly since 1968, but King’s message survives intact.
On April 3, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his last public speech, which referenced the Bible and the Constitution. His words still inspire millions today.