Yohuru Williams

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Fifty years ago this month, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale created the Black Panther party in Oakland, Calif.

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America's first black president was sworn in for a second term today, on the national holiday dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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