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  • The haunting of the new South.

    Esquire reports on the prosecution of a man accused of the murder of NAACP and civil rights activist Medgar Evers, who was shot in Mississippi in 1963, July 1991.
  • Who Killed Medgar Evers

    ABC PrimeTime Live investigates murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, finds four new witnesses whose testimony convinces a grand jury to re-indict alleged assassin Byron De La Beckwith for murder, June 14, 1990.
  • Surviving St. Claire Village

    Pittsburgh Press depicts life in the projects in a detailed eight-part series; crack and a mobile grocery store are the only businesses; while some civil rights activists, educators and police officers work to improve life there, drug dealing and poverty are winning, March 4 - 11, 1990.
  • Profile of a pipeline

    Columbia Daily Tribune examines the drug pipeline that runs through the Midwest; questions the use of drug courier profiles to justify searching vehicles for drugs during routine traffic stops.
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    Birmingham News looks at the city's racial history, its race relations now and what life is like in Birmingham's black community in 1988 in a year-long series of stories and photos, Feb. 28, 1988 - Jan. 13, 1989.
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    Common Cause Magazine shows how spy anxiety lets the federal government's security clearance process step on the civil rights of workers, May/June 1989.
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    Probe (New York) cracks open the files of the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission, which from 1964-1968 employed secret-police tactics to crush the civil rights movement, Winter 1990.
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    Money Magazine commissions original research and uses census data in a national account of how the earnings and net worth of black Americans lags behind that of whites at virtually all income, age and education levels, December 1989.
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    Muskegon (Mich.) Chronicle reports on a county court system overloaded due to outdated procedures; the stories document criminal and civil rights infractions and $1 million revenue losses, May 9, 1989.
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    National Law Journal checks background of major civil rights leader in New York City, finding many who worked with him considered him a racist, Feb. 16, 1987.