Martin Luther King, Jr. assassination

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USA Today
Tommie Smith, iconic 1968 Olympics activist, defends Colin Kaepernick's protestNBC analyst and retired NFL player Rodney Harrison criticized Colin Kaepernick’
Tommie Smith, iconic 1968 Olympics activist, defends Colin Kaepernick's protest
USA Today / Posted 14 hours ago
NBC analyst and retired NFL player Rodney Harrison criticized Colin Kaepernick’s controversial stance to sit during the national anthem, saying the 49ers QB cannot understand the issues of racial injustice because "he’s not black". Time_Sports The... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
August 28Do I Live," "On the Side of Angels," "Probably Wouldn't Be This Way" and "Somet
August 28
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
Do I Live," "On the Side of Angels," "Probably Wouldn't Be This Way" and "Something's Gotta Give." 1981: John W. Hinckley Jr. pleads not guilty to charges of attempting to kill President Ronald Reagan. Reagan suffered heavy internal bleeding and a... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 28Do I Live," "On the Side of Angels," "Probably Wouldn't Be This Way" and "Somet
August 28
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
Do I Live," "On the Side of Angels," "Probably Wouldn't Be This Way" and "Something's Gotta Give." 1981: John W. Hinckley Jr. pleads not guilty to charges of attempting to kill President Ronald Reagan. Reagan suffered heavy internal bleeding and a... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 28Do I Live," "On the Side of Angels," "Probably Wouldn't Be This Way" and "Somet
August 28
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
Do I Live," "On the Side of Angels," "Probably Wouldn't Be This Way" and "Something's Gotta Give." 1981: John W. Hinckley Jr. pleads not guilty to charges of attempting to kill President Ronald Reagan. Reagan suffered heavy internal bleeding and a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
August 28Do I Live," "On the Side of Angels," "Probably Wouldn't Be This Way" and "Somet
August 28
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
Do I Live," "On the Side of Angels," "Probably Wouldn't Be This Way" and "Something's Gotta Give." 1981: John W. Hinckley Jr. pleads not guilty to charges of attempting to kill President Ronald Reagan. Reagan suffered heavy internal bleeding and a... Read more
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Wired News
Travel Back in Time With the Master of Photo Colorizationphotographs from the past with obsessive accuracy and stunning near-perfect hue
Travel Back in Time With the Master of Photo Colorization
Wired News / Posted 6 days ago
photographs from the past with obsessive accuracy and stunning near-perfect hues. Poker-faced historical figures like Martin Luther King Jr. and Lewis Payne suddenly look less stodgy, becoming the kind of warm-blooded people you could imagine... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Jazz legend 'Bird' Parker bornLegendary jazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker was born Aug. 29, 1920, in Kan
History: Jazz legend 'Bird' Parker born
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
Legendary jazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker was born Aug. 29, 1920, in Kansas City. (Photo: Universal Music) August 23, 1954: The small community of Charleston, Arkansas, admitted 11 African-American students, becoming the first in the former... Read more
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The New Yorker
Making a Home for Black Historyand say, ‘What’s going on here?’ They say, ‘We don’t know.’ So I’m standing in
Making a Home for Black History
The New Yorker / Posted 8 days ago
and say, ‘What’s going on here?’ They say, ‘We don’t know.’ So I’m standing in front of the door, really ticked off, thinking, Why’d I take this job? But then this maintenance guy walks by, and in his cart he’s got a crowbar. So I take the... Read more
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DW
Cambodian activists vow to keep Kem Ley's vision alive |"Why is this happening? Why are they killing the intellectuals? Why is there no
Cambodian activists vow to keep Kem Ley's vision alive |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
"Why is this happening? Why are they killing the intellectuals? Why is there no justice?" asked Sous Sophean. Sophean, a Cambodian woman from a provincial town near Phnom Penh, is filled with anger. Kem Ley, one of her heroes, has been killed.... Read more
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Philly.com
In Washington, D.C., much to see (and eat)than a generation as the "riot corridor" - a neighborhood burned close to the g
In Washington, D.C., much to see (and eat)
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
than a generation as the "riot corridor" - a neighborhood burned close to the ground in the civil unrest that followed the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968. For decades, it remained gutted and dangerous, but now it is... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Bill Clinton through the yearsWith Bill Clinton celebrating his 70th birthday on Friday, take a look at the 4
Bill Clinton through the years
KTXS Abilene / Posted 12 days ago
With Bill Clinton celebrating his 70th birthday on Friday, take a look at the 42nd president of the United States through the years. President Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on Aug. 19, 1946. Clinton's father, a traveling... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Bill Clinton through the yearsWith Bill Clinton celebrating his 70th birthday on Friday, take a look at the 4
Bill Clinton through the years
KECI Missoula / Posted 12 days ago
With Bill Clinton celebrating his 70th birthday on Friday, take a look at the 42nd president of the United States through the years. President Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on Aug. 19, 1946. Clinton's father, a traveling... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Bill Clinton through the yearsWith Bill Clinton celebrating his 70th birthday on Friday, take a look at the 4
Bill Clinton through the years
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 12 days ago
With Bill Clinton celebrating his 70th birthday on Friday, take a look at the 42nd president of the United States through the years. President Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on Aug. 19, 1946. Clinton's father, a traveling... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Bill Clinton through the yearsWith Bill Clinton celebrating his 70th birthday on Friday, take a look at the 4
Bill Clinton through the years
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 12 days ago
With Bill Clinton celebrating his 70th birthday on Friday, take a look at the 42nd president of the United States through the years. President Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on Aug. 19, 1946. Clinton's father, a traveling... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Reader refutes Moore commentaryWell, he's done it again. Richard Moore has written an entire article based on
Reader refutes Moore commentary
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Well, he's done it again. Richard Moore has written an entire article based on conspiracy theories, with practically no grounding in facts [Saturday: "The Executioner's Song"]. His thesis is that some loosely-defined "establishment" or "elite" works... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A white actor is cast in 'In the Heights,' setting off a complicated debateThat idea came up after a national "Hamilton" casting notice posted in March ca
A white actor is cast in 'In the Heights,' setting off a complicated debate
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
That idea came up after a national "Hamilton" casting notice posted in March called for "non-white" actors and was criticized by civil rights lawyer Randolph McLaughlin as being discriminatory. The producers amended the notice to include the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Trump crossed the line with incendiary remarkDonald J. Trump was well aware of what he was saying when he spewed venom about
Trump crossed the line with incendiary remark
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 days ago
Donald J. Trump was well aware of what he was saying when he spewed venom about Hillary Clinton – and it wasn’t a joke gone bad, as some of his supporters contend. Here are Trump’s exact words delivered Tuesday at a political rally in Wilmington,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A white actor is cast in 'In the Heights,' setting off a complicated debateThat idea came up after a national "Hamilton" casting notice posted in March ca
A white actor is cast in 'In the Heights,' setting off a complicated debate
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
That idea came up after a national "Hamilton" casting notice posted in March called for "non-white" actors and was criticized by civil rights lawyer Randolph McLaughlin as being discriminatory. The producers amended the notice to include the... Read more
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Philly.com
Exhibit memorializes South Jersey as a civil rights battlegroundMen, women, and children stand outside the downtown Vineland Woolworth's in 196
Exhibit memorializes South Jersey as a civil rights battleground
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
Men, women, and children stand outside the downtown Vineland Woolworth's in 1960 to protest the segregated lunch-counter policies of the retail chain's Southern stores. Setting a national precedent, Lawnside establishes an official holiday in memory... Read more
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Rappler
Clinton, Trump spar over Islamic State claim, economyRIVALS. A file combo picture made available on April 20, 2016 shows US Democrat
Clinton, Trump spar over Islamic State claim, economy
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
RIVALS. A file combo picture made available on April 20, 2016 shows US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R). File photos by EPA/Justin Lane/Andrew Gombert "No, Barack Obama is... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Clinton, Trump spar over Islamic State claim, economyWASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton admonished Donald Trump for claiming she and Presi
Clinton, Trump spar over Islamic State claim, economy
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton admonished Donald Trump for claiming she and President Barack Obama were the founders of the Islamic State group, as the White House rivals also clashed on plans to improve the US economy. A supporter of Republican... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Clinton, Trump spar over Islamic State claim, economy Hillary Clinton admonished Donald Trump on Thursday for claiming she and Pres
Clinton, Trump spar over Islamic State claim, economy
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
Hillary Clinton admonished Donald Trump on Thursday for claiming she and President Barack Obama were the founders of the Islamic State group, as the White House rivals also clashed on plans to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Clinton, Trump spar over Islamic State claim, economyIn this Dec. 1, 2008, file photo, then-President-elect Barack Obama, left, stan
Clinton, Trump spar over Islamic State claim, economy
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
In this Dec. 1, 2008, file photo, then-President-elect Barack Obama, left, stands with then-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., after announcing that she is his choice as Secretary of State during a news conference in Chicago. President Barack Obama... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump resurrects worries on his character and nation's violent pastI don't know. But I'll tell you what. That will be a horrible day." A wave of
Trump resurrects worries on his character and nation's violent past
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
I don't know. But I'll tell you what. That will be a horrible day." A wave of condemnations-including from the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., a congresswoman who retired after surviving an assassination attempt and a former director of the CIA... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
From Trump’s controversial words, a pattern: Outrage, headlines and then denialdaughter of a leader who was assassinated, I find #Trump’s comments distasteful
From Trump’s controversial words, a pattern: Outrage, headlines and then denial
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
daughter of a leader who was assassinated, I find #Trump’s comments distasteful, disturbing, dangerous,” tweeted Bernice King, daughter of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. “His words don’t #LiveUp. #MLK.” Even the Secret Service... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump 'crossed the line' with Second Amendment commentsIn her first reaction to the furor Mrs Clinton told a rally in Iowa: "Words mat
Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump 'crossed the line' with Second Amendment comments
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
In her first reaction to the furor Mrs Clinton told a rally in Iowa: "Words matter my friends. If you are running to be president, or you are president, words can have tremendous consequences. "Recently, we witnessed the latest in a long line of... Read more
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Vail Daily
Vail International Dance Festival hosts sold-out Dance Theatre of Harlem showEditor’s note: This article first appeared in Vail Dance. VAIL — It has been 1
Vail International Dance Festival hosts sold-out Dance Theatre of Harlem show
Vail Daily / Posted 20 days ago
Editor’s note: This article first appeared in Vail Dance. VAIL — It has been 12 years since Dance Theatre of Harlem’s main touring company — its public face to much of the dance world — was suspended after protracted financial difficulties left it... Read more
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Market Watch
Dan Rather joins those ripping Trump’s ‘Second Amendment’ commentsFormer CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather said Republican presidential candidat
Dan Rather joins those ripping Trump’s ‘Second Amendment’ comments
Market Watch / Posted 20 days ago
Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather said Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reached “a new low,” and has “crossed a line with dangerous potential” with comments made on Tuesday some interpreted as supporting violence against his... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man killed girlfriend then shot two others before taking his life'Jealous' boyfriend hacked girlfriend's Facebook after fatally shooting her, wo
Man killed girlfriend then shot two others before taking his life
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
'Jealous' boyfriend hacked girlfriend's Facebook after fatally shooting her, wounded two others and led police on a chase before taking his own life Police in Ohio say Leonzo Bufford, 42, fatally shot 40-year-old Kiesha Betton during an argument... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
From Trump's controversial words emerges a pattern: Outrage, headlines, denialdaughter of a leader who was assassinated, I find #Trump's comments distasteful
From Trump's controversial words emerges a pattern: Outrage, headlines, denial
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
daughter of a leader who was assassinated, I find #Trump's comments distasteful, disturbing, dangerous," tweeted Bernice King, daughter of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. "His words don't #LiveUp. #MLK." Even the Secret Service... Read more
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Boston Globe
Former FBI agent to be sentenced for lying at ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s trialFriends and family of retired FBI agent Robert Fitzpatrick have urged a judge t
Former FBI agent to be sentenced for lying at ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s trial
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
Friends and family of retired FBI agent Robert Fitzpatrick have urged a judge to consider his extraordinary personal and professional accomplishments when sentencing him Friday for lying on the stand at James “Whitey” Bulger’s 2013 trial. “The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Artist brings 150 years of history to life in glorious colourof the United States, John F. Kennedy, and First Lady of the United States duri
Artist brings 150 years of history to life in glorious colour
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and First Lady of the United States during his presidency from 1961 until his assassination in 1963 Assassinated: Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was born on December 18, 1863, in Graz, Austria. In... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Chautauquan believes Martin Luther King Jr. would be ‘very upset’ about both the police shootings anWhen he’s answering a question about all the shootings on both sides of the law
Chautauquan believes Martin Luther King Jr. would be ‘very upset’ about both the police shootings an
Greeley Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
When he’s answering a question about all the shootings on both sides of the law, Marvin Jefferson can’t help but slip into the historical figure he will portray at this year’s High Plains Chautauqua. He’s asked that question, of course, because he’s... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Market for History’s Infamous Murder Weaponslegal battle, Jack Ruby’s .38 Colt Cobra revolver, which he used to kill Lee Ha
The Market for History’s Infamous Murder Weapons
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
legal battle, Jack Ruby’s .38 Colt Cobra revolver, which he used to kill Lee Harvey Oswald just two days after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, was sold for $220,000 in 1991 and nearly went up for auction again in 2008.... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Racial slurs, comments leads to officer's firing at Metro CorrectionsLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A Louisville Metro Corrections officer finds himself
Racial slurs, comments leads to officer's firing at Metro Corrections
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 30 days ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A Louisville Metro Corrections officer finds himself out of a job after a 5-month investigation revealed he used racist, derogatory language towards another employee. The investigation dates back to February after 9... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Is Black Lives Matter blowing it?Here's a question for both supporters and critics of the Black Lives Matter mov
Is Black Lives Matter blowing it?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 1 months ago
Here's a question for both supporters and critics of the Black Lives Matter movement: What does Black Lives Matter want? Not sure? How about this. Can you cite a moment in which a BLM leader passionately and eloquently denounced the recent shooting... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The Economy And Politics Of 1968: Now Playing In RerunsIn so many ways, 1968 was a great year for middle-class Americans' wallets — an
The Economy And Politics Of 1968: Now Playing In Reruns
KERA North Texas / Posted 1 months ago
In so many ways, 1968 was a great year for middle-class Americans' wallets — and terrible for politics. On the one hand, gasoline was cheap and unemployment was low. Real estate values were rising, helping average homeowners build wealth. Good... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Economy And Politics Of 1968: Now Playing In RerunsIn so many ways, 1968 was a great year for middle-class Americans' wallets — an
The Economy And Politics Of 1968: Now Playing In Reruns
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
In so many ways, 1968 was a great year for middle-class Americans' wallets — and terrible for politics. On the one hand, gasoline was cheap and unemployment was low. Real estate values were rising, helping average homeowners build wealth. Good... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Gap between old and new civil rights activists is widening: 'Some unlovable little brats out there'As waves of protesters gathered in Atlanta night after night to condemn the fat
Gap between old and new civil rights activists is widening: 'Some unlovable little brats out there'
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
As waves of protesters gathered in Atlanta night after night to condemn the fatal police shootings of African American men, civil rights veteran Andrew Young stepped in to provide some encouragement – not to activists, but to police officers. “Those... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Extremism in the defense of libertyextreme, and living outside the mainstream, i.e., a threat to the social order.
Extremism in the defense of liberty
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
extreme, and living outside the mainstream, i.e., a threat to the social order. The media engages in this political assassination every day with Donald Trump. In fact, if you listen carefully to the media, there is no legitimate mainstream... Read more

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