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WATCH LIVE: President Obama Speaks at Memorial for Slain Dallas Officers

Former President George W. Bush is also slated to speak at the service, which starts at 1:40 p.m. ET.

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Afeni Shakur Honored at Brooklyn Memorial Service

Black Panthers leaders joined Shakur’s family at the¬†House of the Lord Church to honor the activist and mother of Tupac Shakur.

Here's What Zora Neale Hurston Wrote in 1928 About Being 'Colored'

It’s a fitting way to remember what the late author added to America’s dialogue on race.

Remembering American Muslim Leader Maher Hathout

He died recently at the age of 79.

J. California Cooper: 'I Was Not Afraid to Talk About God'

Spirituality was an important part of Cooper’s work as storyteller.

Remembering Ruby Dee's Art as Activism

The pioneering actress died on Thursday at 91.

This is How Maya Angelou Wants to be Remembered

In her own words.

Conservative Texas City Memorializes Wrongfully Convicted Black Man

Memorial may be the first of its kind in the nation.