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Los Angeles Times
How the love African Americans have for the Obamas emboldens 'Southside With You'mind, ultimately, what landed the first black First Family a spot on the walls
How the love African Americans have for the Obamas emboldens 'Southside With You'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 42 minutes ago
mind, ultimately, what landed the first black First Family a spot on the walls of black households where portraits of only Martin Luther King Jr. hang was their evident, unmitigated love. That same pride, respect and love has persisted throughout... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
March on Washington observed in Magic City with push for Civil Rights National Parkthe United States in the 1960s and was the epicenter of the American Civil Righ
March on Washington observed in Magic City with push for Civil Rights National Park
The Birmingham Times / Posted 2 hours ago
the United States in the 1960s and was the epicenter of the American Civil Rights Movement. Civil Rights leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth, and Reverend Ralph Abernathy held a “war room” at the A. G. Gaston... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
People, Places and Things by Gwen DeRua.m. – 9 p.m. around town at various venues throughout the weekend. FASHION WE
People, Places and Things by Gwen DeRu
The Birmingham Times / Posted 5 hours ago
a.m. – 9 p.m. around town at various venues throughout the weekend. FASHION WEEK at the Boutwell Auditorium. ISAAC BYRD, JR., 8 p.m. at the Perfect Note. MIKE EPPS at the StarDome Comedy Club FANCY FRIDAYS, 5 p.m. featuring JILLIAN GRAY with... Read more
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Daily Record
‘Trust and verify’ when it comes to votingcontinuously saying, “We can’t go back to the days of Jim Crow.” For those who
‘Trust and verify’ when it comes to voting
Daily Record / Posted 7 hours ago
continuously saying, “We can’t go back to the days of Jim Crow.” For those who don’t know, Jim Crow was a Democrat and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a registered Republican. If “Joe Blow” can’t verify who he is, he should not be allowed to... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Police blotter — Aug. 25streets. • 8:27 a.m.: False report, 600 block of East Llano Estacado Boulevard
Police blotter — Aug. 25
Clovis News Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
streets. • 8:27 a.m.: False report, 600 block of East Llano Estacado Boulevard. • 10:03 a.m.: Careless driving, 21st and Martin Luther King Jr., Boulevard. • 10:19 a.m.: Remote financial services act violation, 1000 block of York Street. •... Read more
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Daily Herald
West Chicago High won't start until Sept. 6 as renovations get donebreaks, and on days when other schools are on holiday, we'll be in school." Th
West Chicago High won't start until Sept. 6 as renovations get done
Daily Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
breaks, and on days when other schools are on holiday, we'll be in school." That means no days off for Columbus Day or Martin Luther King Jr. Day, more late start days and less days off for Thanksgiving, winter and spring breaks. The last day... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Lee B. Thomas Jr. dies at 90(WHAS11) – On August 23, community Civil Rights leader Lee B. Thomas Jr. passed
Lee B. Thomas Jr. dies at 90
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 12 hours ago
(WHAS11) – On August 23, community Civil Rights leader Lee B. Thomas Jr. passed away at the age of 90. Thomas marched with Martin Luther King Jr. when he came to visit Louisville in the 1960s, was an active supporter of the NAACP, and helped start... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Cooper: Ready for two-lane traffic on M.L. King?The city of Chattanooga would like to put Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on a
Cooper: Ready for two-lane traffic on M.L. King?
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 hours ago
The city of Chattanooga would like to put Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on a "road diet." The idea is to "improve safety for all people traveling through the corridor and to create a welcoming public space," according to an online survey the city... Read more
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Island Packet
Happy birthday, National Park Service! You’re overcrowded, underfundedto designate parks around South Carolina’s Civil War-era Fort Sumter and the Ge
Happy birthday, National Park Service! You’re overcrowded, underfunded
Island Packet / Posted 12 hours ago
to designate parks around South Carolina’s Civil War-era Fort Sumter and the Georgia birthplace of civil rights advocate Martin Luther King Jr. and another to rename a small Washington, D.C.-area park feature after former first lady Nancy... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
SoNo redevelopment plan approvedwhere it’s gentrifying our district and forcing our residents out of the city.”
SoNo redevelopment plan approved
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 hours ago
where it’s gentrifying our district and forcing our residents out of the city.” The plans area is bounded roughly by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, North Main Street, Water Street, Burritt Avenue, Belle Avenue, Hemlock Place and Meadow... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Happy birthday, National Park Service! You’re overcrowded, underfundedto designate parks around South Carolina’s Civil War-era Fort Sumter and the Ge
Happy birthday, National Park Service! You’re overcrowded, underfunded
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 hours ago
to designate parks around South Carolina’s Civil War-era Fort Sumter and the Georgia birthplace of civil rights advocate Martin Luther King Jr. and another to rename a small Washington, D.C.-area park feature after former first lady Nancy... Read more
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The News & Observer
IFC leader leaves after one year to spend more time with familytackling poverty to the role. His tenure started at Dorward’s side, as they op
IFC leader leaves after one year to spend more time with family
The News & Observer / Posted 14 hours ago
tackling poverty to the role. His tenure started at Dorward’s side, as they opened the new IFC @ SECU Community House on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in September. He also led the first Homeless Memorial Day on Dec. 21 and worked with... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Confederate flags taken off 70 graves at historic cemetery in Brunswickveterans, Carter said. The graves were moved inside Oak Grove to make way for a
Confederate flags taken off 70 graves at historic cemetery in Brunswick
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 hours ago
veterans, Carter said. The graves were moved inside Oak Grove to make way for a railroad that once ran along what is now Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, he said. Carter said the organization does more than just put out flags. It has sponsored... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Crash closes N.J.-bound Goethals Bridge[98] According to WCBS880.com, the New Jersey-bound span is closed to traffic,
Crash closes N.J.-bound Goethals Bridge
Staten Island Advance / Posted 22 hours ago
[98] According to WCBS880.com, the New Jersey-bound span is closed to traffic, with delays stretching back to the Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway. The city's Notify NYC alert system warned motorists to expected "extensive" delays in the... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
First Warning Traffic Wednesday – Road Closures and Bridge Openingsnorthbound and southbound between Onley and Painter. One lane will remain open
First Warning Traffic Wednesday – Road Closures and Bridge Openings
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
northbound and southbound between Onley and Painter. One lane will remain open at all times: Elizabeth River Tunnels/Martin Luther King, Jr. Freeway: Please check Elizabeth River Tunnels website for the latest closure and detour information... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Summer Meals Program In Stamford Dishes Up Feast, PrizesConn. -- Local residents, tenants and staff of New Neighborhoods Inc. propertie
Summer Meals Program In Stamford Dishes Up Feast, Prizes
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted yesterday
Conn. -- Local residents, tenants and staff of New Neighborhoods Inc. properties gathered in the community room of Martin Luther King Jr. Apartments in Stamford recently to celebrate the success of the Summer Meals Program. The program... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Beautifying the bridgeMatt Black, in yellow, and Roy Warren Lunt finish painting the name on the Mart
Beautifying the bridge
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Matt Black, in yellow, and Roy Warren Lunt finish painting the name on the Martin Luther King Jr. Pedestrian Bridge over Loop 288 on Tuesday in Denton. For a time, city leaders considered renaming Morse Street or Loop 288 for King before settling for... Read more
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Queensland Times
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to th
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to their father's (Pop Staples) friendship with Martin Luther King Jr. Also in the line up are the Zac Brown Band , The Lumineers, Bonnie Raitt, Billy Bragg, Jethro Tull... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to th
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to their father's (Pop Staples) friendship with Martin Luther King Jr. Also in the line up are the Zac Brown Band , The Lumineers, Bonnie Raitt, Billy Bragg, Jethro Tull... Read more
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News Mail
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to th
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017
News Mail / Posted yesterday
spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to their father's (Pop Staples) friendship with Martin Luther King Jr. Also in the line up are the Zac Brown Band , The Lumineers, Bonnie Raitt, Billy Bragg, Jethro Tull... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to th
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to their father's (Pop Staples) friendship with Martin Luther King Jr. Also in the line up are the Zac Brown Band , The Lumineers, Bonnie Raitt, Billy Bragg, Jethro Tull... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to th
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to their father's (Pop Staples) friendship with Martin Luther King Jr. Also in the line up are the Zac Brown Band , The Lumineers, Bonnie Raitt, Billy Bragg, Jethro Tull... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Man wounded in shooting in Shreveport's MLK neighborhoodare investigating a shooting that left one man wounded. It happened just after
Man wounded in shooting in Shreveport's MLK neighborhood
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
are investigating a shooting that left one man wounded. It happened just after 2 p.m. Tuesday in the 2400 block of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in the parking lot of Kings Grocery. Police say one man was shot in the leg with a... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to th
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to their father's (Pop Staples) friendship with Martin Luther King Jr. Also in the line up are the Zac Brown Band , The Lumineers, Bonnie Raitt, Billy Bragg, Jethro Tull... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Savannah residents to get vocal over Victory Drive plancurbs and improved drainage systems. The second phase looked in more detail at
Savannah residents to get vocal over Victory Drive plan
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
curbs and improved drainage systems. The second phase looked in more detail at the most western segment from Ogeechee to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, with the aim of revitalizing the section as a “classic main street.” Recommendations... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Police blotter — Aug. 24damage, 300 block of Connelly Street. • 8:02 p.m.: Resisting, evading or obstr
Police blotter — Aug. 24
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
damage, 300 block of Connelly Street. • 8:02 p.m.: Resisting, evading or obstructing a police officer, 600 block of North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. • 9:48 p.m.: Shoplifting up to $500, 700 block of East First Street. • 10:18 p.m.:... Read more
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Northern Star
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to th
Patti Smith confirmed for Bluesfest 2017
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
spiritual and musical voices of the civil rights movement in the USA, due to their father's (Pop Staples) friendship with Martin Luther King Jr. Also in the line up are the Zac Brown Band , The Lumineers, Bonnie Raitt, Billy Bragg, Jethro Tull... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Steven Hill, DA Adam Schiff on ‘Law & Order,’ dies at 94instability and impermanence,’ he says of his own career.” In 1978 he ended th
Steven Hill, DA Adam Schiff on ‘Law & Order,’ dies at 94
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
instability and impermanence,’ he says of his own career.” In 1978 he ended the 11-year drought with a role in NBC’s Martin Luther King Jr. miniseries “King,” in which Hill played Stanley Levison, a close friend of King’s who was a leader of... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Cash reward offered for tips leading to arrest of Pontiac armed robbery suspects600 block of Homestead Drive to investigate an armed robbery reported by a man
Cash reward offered for tips leading to arrest of Pontiac armed robbery suspects
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
600 block of Homestead Drive to investigate an armed robbery reported by a man who was walking in the area of Homestead and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The victim told officers that as he was walking, a gray Chrysler PT Cruiser with front end... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Homicide victim crashes car into playground; identifiedMS (Mississippi News Now) - JPD is investigating a homicide in Jackson after t
Homicide victim crashes car into playground; identified
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
MS (Mississippi News Now) - JPD is investigating a homicide in Jackson after the victim crashed into a playground on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, near Mary C. Jones school. Police say 50-year-old Rodney Beck crashed a black Jaguar into the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Man shot, crashes into Jackson playgroundfrom the scene before crashing into the fence and coming to a stop on the playg
Man shot, crashes into Jackson playground
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
from the scene before crashing into the fence and coming to a stop on the playground at Mary C. Jones Head Start Center on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The accident happened at 11:43 a.m. During a press conference at the scene, Police Chief Lee... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Gov. Rick Scott confirms locally transmitted Zika virus case in Pinellas Countyare over 14 hour days to make sure we get the job done.” The Pinellas County H
Gov. Rick Scott confirms locally transmitted Zika virus case in Pinellas County
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
are over 14 hour days to make sure we get the job done.” The Pinellas County Health Department has clinics at 205 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N in St. Petersburg, 310 N Myrtle Ave. in Clearwater and 8751 Ulmerton Road in Largo. Scott said... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Homicide victim crashes car into playgroundMS (Mississippi News Now) - JPD is investigating a homicide in Jackson after t
Homicide victim crashes car into playground
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
MS (Mississippi News Now) - JPD is investigating a homicide in Jackson after the victim crashed into a playground on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, near Mary C. Jones school. Police say the 50-year-old victim crashed a black Jaguar into the... Read more
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Newsmax
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Human Nature May Prevent Racial Equalitywere repressed and kept in a position. It is what black Americans have struggle
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Human Nature May Prevent Racial Equality
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
were repressed and kept in a position. It is what black Americans have struggled with for so long." He referred to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s contention that there are many things that need to be done before the United States functions for... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Homicide victim crashes car into playgroundMS (Mississippi News Now) - JPD is investigating a homicide in Jackson after t
Homicide victim crashes car into playground
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
MS (Mississippi News Now) - JPD is investigating a homicide in Jackson after the victim crashed into a playground on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, near Mary C. Jones school. Police say the 50-year-old victim crashed a black Jaguar into the... Read more
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Variety
Steven Hill, D.A. Adam Schiff on ‘Law & Order,’ Dies at 94instability and impermanence,’ he says of his own career.” In 1978 he ended th
Steven Hill, D.A. Adam Schiff on ‘Law & Order,’ Dies at 94
Variety / Posted yesterday
instability and impermanence,’ he says of his own career.” In 1978 he ended the 11-year drought with a role in NBC’s Martin Luther King Jr. miniseries “King,” in which Hill played Stanley Levison, a close friend of King’s who was a leader of... Read more
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FOX News
'Law & Order' actor Steven Hill dies at 94instability and impermanence,’ he says of his own career.” In 1978 he ended th
'Law & Order' actor Steven Hill dies at 94
FOX News / Posted yesterday
instability and impermanence,’ he says of his own career.” In 1978 he ended the 11-year drought with a role in NBC’s Martin Luther King Jr. miniseries “King,” in which Hill played Stanley Levison, a close friend of King’s who was a leader of... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Jazz legend 'Bird' Parker bornprogram (COINTELPRO) to spy on, gather information and discredit those associat
History: Jazz legend 'Bird' Parker born
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
program (COINTELPRO) to spy on, gather information and discredit those associated with the civil rights movement, including Martin Luther King Jr. The COINTELPRO operations infiltrated black nationalist groups, anti-war groups and others. Under... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
First Warning Traffic Tuesday – Closures and Bridge Openingsnorthbound and southbound between Onley and Painter. One lane will remain open
First Warning Traffic Tuesday – Closures and Bridge Openings
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
northbound and southbound between Onley and Painter. One lane will remain open at all times: Elizabeth River Tunnels/Martin Luther King, Jr. Freeway: Please check Elizabeth River Tunnels website for the latest closure and detour information... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
CEO spends first school day visiting buildingsthe buildings. By late morning, he had stopped at Wilson Programs of Promise,
CEO spends first school day visiting buildings
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
the buildings. By late morning, he had stopped at Wilson Programs of Promise, Discovery Transition to Careers at Volney, Martin Luther King Jr. and Williamson Elementary schools and East High School. At MLK, Mohip checked on an office computer,... 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 2 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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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown schools CEO sets high standards for students, employeesthe buildings. By late morning, he had stopped at Wilson Programs of Promise,
Youngstown schools CEO sets high standards for students, employees
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
the buildings. By late morning, he had stopped at Wilson Programs of Promise, Discovery Transition to Careers at Volney, Martin Luther King Jr. and Williamson Elementary schools and East High School. At MLK, Mohip checked on an office computer,... Read more
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Maneater
Character judgment, not political correctness, is hurting societyVilifying and ignoring groups based on their identities is what got America int
Character judgment, not political correctness, is hurting society
Maneater / Posted 2 days ago
Vilifying and ignoring groups based on their identities is what got America into this situation in the first place. As Martin Luther King Jr. said: “Hate cannot drive out hate. Only love can do that.” The Trump supporter from The Atlantic... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Seahawks Send Out Questionable MLK TweetHow are you celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day? If you answered, "By liken
Seahawks Send Out Questionable MLK Tweet
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
How are you celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day? If you answered, "By likening the late-season grind of playoff football to the ongoing struggle for human equality," you might be a (former?) social media manager based in the state of... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Police blotter — Aug. 237:13 p.m.: Probation violation, Second and West streets. • 8:20 p.m.: Failure
Police blotter — Aug. 23
Clovis News Journal / Posted 2 days ago
7:13 p.m.: Probation violation, Second and West streets. • 8:20 p.m.: Failure to yield stop sign, Grand Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard. • 11:26 p.m.: Resisting, evading, obstructing police officer, Main Street and Commerce... Read more
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The Christian Post
Lecrae, John Lewis on Race Tension: Non-Violent Revolution Has Heavy Price, May Take Lifetimeto respond to brutality with immediate action," Lecrae said. "When you all (Lew
Lecrae, John Lewis on Race Tension: Non-Violent Revolution Has Heavy Price, May Take Lifetime
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
to respond to brutality with immediate action," Lecrae said. "When you all (Lewis and other civil rights activists) were walking in the way of non-violence and peace, how did you respond to a lot of the opposition that said this was too slow of a... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
John Legend to Develop Black Wall Street Series for WGN Americaa relatively new venture. He is best known for his music career, for which he h
John Legend to Develop Black Wall Street Series for WGN America
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
a relatively new venture. He is best known for his music career, for which he has won 10 Grammy Awards. He also won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 2015 — along with Common — for the song “Glory” from the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic “... Read more
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NBC News
With Fists Raised, Ethiopian Stirs Ghosts of 68' Olympicsthe long arm of Jim Crow segregation. It was a tumultuous year stateside. The c
With Fists Raised, Ethiopian Stirs Ghosts of 68' Olympics
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
the long arm of Jim Crow segregation. It was a tumultuous year stateside. The country was torn over the Vietnam War. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy had both been assassinated. And the world watched as police beat and brutalized... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Donald Trump: 'Melania's speech got more publicity than any in the history of politics'inauguration where he famously said "ask not what your country can do for you,
Donald Trump: 'Melania's speech got more publicity than any in the history of politics'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
inauguration where he famously said "ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country," or Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963. Republican convention delegates raved about Melania Trump's speech... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
SCLC demands accountability for misused fundsintentionally disenfranchise the citizens of Jacksonville? Reconciliation is a
SCLC demands accountability for misused funds
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
intentionally disenfranchise the citizens of Jacksonville? Reconciliation is a hallmark of our organization founded by Martin Luther King Jr. The central component to reconciliation is communication. SCLC, the Jacksonville Urban League and the... Read more
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