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On This Day: Sidney Poitier Was Born

The iconic African-American actor turns 91 today.

On This Day: Rosa Parks Was Born

The woman who sparked the Montgomery bus boycotts was born in Tuskegee.

Clotilda, Final Slave Ship to the United States, May Have Just Been Found off the Coast of Alabama

The schooner, lost since 1860, is the last confirmed ship that brought captives from Africa to the United States.

On This Day: The Beatles Release "Love Me Do"

The Fab Four's first single merely hinted at the musical revolution to come.

The Vietnam War Docu-Series Premieres on PBS This Weekend

Master documentarian Ken Burns takes on a story that is still struggling to be told.

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