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East Village »

"Selma '65" focuses on housewife-turned-activist Viola Liuzzo, who was shot in Alabama in 1965.

Jamaica »

The corner of 88th Ave. and 178th St. was named after Jefferson Diggs.

Fort Greene »

The film series will present documentaries and dramas related to the civil rights movement.

Midtown East »

Parks' most famous photographs are heading to the Howard Greenberg Gallery this September.

East Harlem »

Odetta, a singer active in civil rights work, lived at Fifth Ave and 108th Street.

Upper East Side »

A new exhibit on the Upper East Side showcases work by female artists through the decades.

Harlem »

Nearly 150 people auditioned for the Dance Theatre of Harlem Saturday.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Upper West Side resident Bob Heller decided to bring Occupy Wall Street to different city neighborhoods to spread the message for those who can't travel downtown.

East Village & Lower East Side »

NYU film instructor hopes to make a movie about her family's fight to integrate the massive complex

Harlem »

Students will mark the 50th anniversary of the freedom rides.