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On Aug. 12, tennis legend Billie Jean King was duly recognized for her role as a game-changer of history. Read more

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In a summer full of sports controversies, none is bigger than Barry Bonds breaking the all-time home run record. Read more

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With former “Seinfeld” co-star Michael Richards’ racist rant, we’re again reminded of how deep and wide the waters of racial intolerance run in our culture. Read more

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Kudos to the New Jersey Supreme Court for ruling that same-sex couples deserve the same benefits as heterosexual couples. Denying committed same-sex couples the financial and social benefits and privileges given to their married heterosexua... Read more

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Soccer may be king in a majority of countries around the globe, but it's still a pauper in the U.S. sports realm. That may shift, however, as teams compete in the 2006 World Cup in Germany this month. Read more

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Scholarships, fellowships and other funding programs previously earmarked for women and minorities are now being made available to white and non-minority students. Read more

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Sharp rise in HIV among women needs to be addressed nowJune 17, 2005 A startling new study shows that HIV/AIDS is spreading most rapidly among U.S. women. Read more

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Forty years after his murder, and 80 years after his May 19 birthday, the name Malcolm X still evokes a vast range of emotions. Read more

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March 2005 marks the 90th anniversary of the release of D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation," a film that remains one of the most groundbreaking and controversial in movie history. "The Birth of a Nation" set the foundation for the long... Read more

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In Ancient Athens, women weren't allowed to compete in the Olympics. Read more

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On Aug. 12, California's Supreme Court did an awkward two-step around the question of whether gay couples have the same legal right to marry as other California residents. Read more

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By Andrea Lewis May 18, 2004 Half a century ago, the photo of the mutilated body of a young black boy gave many Americans their first shocking view of what life was really like in the state of terror known as the Jim Crow South. Now, nearly... Read more

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Many Americans perceive the face of the enemy to be a Muslim or Arab one. Read more

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Many PGA Tour members said they'd welcome Sorenstam to the links, but defending champion Nick Price, expressed dismay. Read more

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Nina Simone's voice has been a comforting and familiar presence in my life for as long as I can remember. Read more

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Feb. 4 marks the 90th birthday of Rosa Parks, the woman lovingly known as the mother of the civil-rights movement. Read more

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