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The Memphis Flyer
Memphis Burningwalked along the edge of the Wolf River, unsure whether this was the place. The
Memphis Burning
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 7 days ago
walked along the edge of the Wolf River, unsure whether this was the place. The river was narrower than I expected, and the bridge was newer than I thought it should have been. There were no markers, no wooden crosses or makeshift memorials like I... Read more
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Op-Ed News
What's Wrong With Black History Month?we've struggled with what that actually means. My wife Carol and I have travel
What's Wrong With Black History Month?
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
we've struggled with what that actually means. My wife Carol and I have traveled constantly for more than a decade, soaking up everything this land has to offer. And we enjoyed the 2015 travel season. Perhaps more than any before, it was... Read more
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Orange County Register
Firestorm erupts around Georgia lawmaker after remarks on KKK, Confederacyorganization responsible for some of the most unimaginable violence in the coun
Firestorm erupts around Georgia lawmaker after remarks on KKK, Confederacy
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
organization responsible for some of the most unimaginable violence in the country. In an era where communities are working together to bridge divides, Tommy Benton seems content with spewing the kind of half-witted hatred that divides. Benton... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
YES Young Readers Visit U.S. Embassy Information Resource CenterThe Public Affairs Officer further urged the young readers to read every day so
YES Young Readers Visit U.S. Embassy Information Resource Center
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Public Affairs Officer further urged the young readers to read every day so as to become skillful in reading. Speaking earlier, Mr. Debo Belvis O’diaji, Director of the Information Resource Center (IRC) expressed delight over the visit of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Yes Young Readers Visit U.S.The Public Affairs Officer further urged the young readers to read every day so
Yes Young Readers Visit U.S.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Public Affairs Officer further urged the young readers to read every day so as to become skillful in reading. Speaking earlier, Mr. Debo Belvis O'diaji, Director of the Information Resource Center (IRC) expressed delight over the visit of... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
East Coast officials report at least 18 deaths related to massive snowstormto keep falling until late Saturday or early Sunday morning. High winds — somet
East Coast officials report at least 18 deaths related to massive snowstorm
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
to keep falling until late Saturday or early Sunday morning. High winds — sometimes seeming to blow sideways — are making it hard to get accurate measurements of snowfall except in official locations, meteorologists said. The powerful winter... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
The Latest on snowstorm: 5,500 flights reported canceledWASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the blizzard slamming a large swath of the Unit
The Latest on snowstorm: 5,500 flights reported canceled
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the blizzard slamming a large swath of the United States (all times local): Flight tracking service FlightAware says more than 5,500 flights to, from or within the U.S. have been canceled this weekend due to the... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
The Latest: Usually bustling DC sites deserted, snow-coveredare largely deserted Saturday as the major snowstorm hitting much of the U.S. c
The Latest: Usually bustling DC sites deserted, snow-covered
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 19 days ago
are largely deserted Saturday as the major snowstorm hitting much of the U.S. continued. The steps of the Lincoln Memorial had not been cleared off and looked almost like a ski slope. At the Korean War Veterans Memorial, statues of... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
The Latest: In Richmond, a good Samaritan on a 4-by-4good Samaritan. The 31-year-old Richmond, Virginia, native spent Saturday morn
The Latest: In Richmond, a good Samaritan on a 4-by-4
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 19 days ago
good Samaritan. The 31-year-old Richmond, Virginia, native spent Saturday morning driving around in his Jeep Wrangler looking for people to help as the massive snowstorm made its way through his state and others. After seeing motorist Paul Kay... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
12 total killed in East Coast blizzard; Some areas mark 30-plus inches of snowplow drivers are trying to hit each of their assigned roadways at least one tim
12 total killed in East Coast blizzard; Some areas mark 30-plus inches of snow
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
plow drivers are trying to hit each of their assigned roadways at least one time during their shift. He says they are making sure first responders can get around but are not yet in the phase where they are trying to clear the roads for... Read more
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The News & Observer
Blizzard brings much of East Coast to a standstilldown in preparation for a major snowstorm expected to begin later in the day. J
Blizzard brings much of East Coast to a standstill
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
down in preparation for a major snowstorm expected to begin later in the day. Julio CortezAP Photo A man celebrates making it up a steep, snow-covered hill north of the state Capitol in Nashville, Tenn., on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Much of... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
More than 500 vehicles stuck in Pennsylvaniain the miles-long backup in western Pennsylvania, but emergency crews have been
More than 500 vehicles stuck in Pennsylvania
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 19 days ago
in the miles-long backup in western Pennsylvania, but emergency crews have been delivering supplies and officials are working to move people to shelters if needed. Wolf told reporters Saturday afternoon that each vehicle had been checked at... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15in the miles-long backup in western Pennsylvania, but emergency crews have been
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 19 days ago
in the miles-long backup in western Pennsylvania, but emergency crews have been delivering supplies and officials are working to move people to shelters if needed. Wolf told reporters Saturday afternoon that each vehicle had been checked at... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15ambulance was called to the scene. Paramedics called a coroner. Officials say
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 19 days ago
ambulance was called to the scene. Paramedics called a coroner. Officials say the 44-year-old Adams had been working since about midnight. His family has been notified, but a cause of death has not been released. 1:45 p.m. Seven... Read more
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Boston Herald
More than 500 vehicles stuck in Pennsylvaniain the miles-long backup in western Pennsylvania, but emergency crews have been
More than 500 vehicles stuck in Pennsylvania
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
in the miles-long backup in western Pennsylvania, but emergency crews have been delivering supplies and officials are working to move people to shelters if needed. Wolf told reporters Saturday afternoon that each vehicle had been checked at... Read more
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Boston Globe
The Latest: Worker dies plowing snow; 11 total dead in stormambulance was called to the scene. Paramedics called a coroner. Officials say
The Latest: Worker dies plowing snow; 11 total dead in storm
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
ambulance was called to the scene. Paramedics called a coroner. Officials say the 44-year-old Adams had been working since about midnight. His family has been notified, but a cause of death has not been released. Seven locations near... Read more
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The Times Leader
The Latest on storm: Even meteorologists at loss for wordsto Indiana from the March for Life in Washington, D.C., when around 9 p.m. the
The Latest on storm: Even meteorologists at loss for words
The Times Leader / Posted 19 days ago
to Indiana from the March for Life in Washington, D.C., when around 9 p.m. the Pennsylvania Turnpike turned into a snowy parking lot, as the blizzard dumped snow in several states. Whittington says they had enough gas to keep the buses running and... Read more
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The Times Leader
Church group also stranded on Pennsylvania roadto Indiana from the March for Life in Washington, D.C., when around 9 p.m. the
Church group also stranded on Pennsylvania road
The Times Leader / Posted 19 days ago
to Indiana from the March for Life in Washington, D.C., when around 9 p.m. the Pennsylvania Turnpike turned into a snowy parking lot, as the blizzard snow in several states. Whittington says they had enough gas to keep the buses running and DVDs to... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Worker dies plowing snow; 11 total dead in stormambulance was called to the scene. Paramedics called a coroner. Officials say
Worker dies plowing snow; 11 total dead in storm
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 19 days ago
ambulance was called to the scene. Paramedics called a coroner. Officials say the 44-year-old Adams had been working since about midnight. His family has been notified, but a cause of death has not been released. 1:45 p.m. Seven... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Worker dies plowing snow; 11 total dead in stormambulance was called to the scene. Paramedics called a coroner. Officials say
Worker dies plowing snow; 11 total dead in storm
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 19 days ago
ambulance was called to the scene. Paramedics called a coroner. Officials say the 44-year-old Adams had been working since about midnight. His family has been notified, but a cause of death has not been released. 1:45 p.m. Seven... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15and the suspension of public transportation forced Broadway producers and theat
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 19 days ago
and the suspension of public transportation forced Broadway producers and theater owners to pull the plug. Charlotte St. Martin -- president of The Broadway League, which represents producers-- says: "We expect normal operations to resume for... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15and the suspension of public transportation forced Broadway producers and theat
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 19 days ago
and the suspension of public transportation forced Broadway producers and theater owners to pull the plug. Charlotte St. Martin -- president of The Broadway League, which represents producers-- says: "We expect normal operations to resume for... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15and the suspension of public transportation forced Broadway producers and theat
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 19 days ago
and the suspension of public transportation forced Broadway producers and theater owners to pull the plug. Charlotte St. Martin -- president of The Broadway League, which represents producers-- says: "We expect normal operations to resume for... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Man dies shoveling snow; 10 total dead in stormThe National Guard has been mobilized to help and first responders are using AT
Man dies shoveling snow; 10 total dead in storm
KHQ Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
The National Guard has been mobilized to help and first responders are using ATVs to reach stuck motorists. Flight tracking service FlightAware says more than 5,500 flights to, from or within the U.S. have been canceled this weekend due to the... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
The Latest on snowstorm: Travel ban announced for New Yorkand the suspension of public transportation forced Broadway producers and theat
The Latest on snowstorm: Travel ban announced for New York
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 19 days ago
and the suspension of public transportation forced Broadway producers and theater owners to pull the plug. Charlotte St. Martin — president of The Broadway League, which represents producers— says: "We expect normal operations to resume for... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15(AP) -- The latest on the blizzard slamming a large swath of the United States
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 19 days ago
(AP) -- The latest on the blizzard slamming a large swath of the United States (all times local): Flight tracking service FlightAware says more than 5,500 flights to, from or within the U.S. have been canceled this weekend due to the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Church group also stranded on Pennsylvania roadto Indiana from the March for Life in Washington, D.C., when around 9 p.m. the
Church group also stranded on Pennsylvania road
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
to Indiana from the March for Life in Washington, D.C., when around 9 p.m. the Pennsylvania Turnpike turned into a snowy parking lot, as the blizzard snow in several states. Whittington says they had enough gas to keep the buses running and DVDs to... Read more
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Lake Placid News
In Richmond, a good Samaritan on a 4-by-4good Samaritan. The 31-year-old Richmond, Virginia, native spent Saturday morn
In Richmond, a good Samaritan on a 4-by-4
Lake Placid News / Posted 19 days ago
good Samaritan. The 31-year-old Richmond, Virginia, native spent Saturday morning driving around in his Jeep Wrangler looking for people to help as the massive snowstorm made its way through his state and others. After seeing motorist Paul Kay... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Usually bustling DC sites deserted, snow-coveredare largely deserted Saturday as the major snowstorm hitting much of the U.S. c
Usually bustling DC sites deserted, snow-covered
Lake Placid News / Posted 19 days ago
are largely deserted Saturday as the major snowstorm hitting much of the U.S. continued. The steps of the Lincoln Memorial had not been cleared off and looked almost like a ski slope. At the Korean War Veterans Memorial, statues of... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Man dies shoveling snow; 10 total dead in stormThe National Guard has been mobilized to help and first responders are using AT
Man dies shoveling snow; 10 total dead in storm
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 19 days ago
The National Guard has been mobilized to help and first responders are using ATVs to reach stuck motorists. Flight tracking service FlightAware says more than 5,500 flights to, from or within the U.S. have been canceled this weekend due to the... Read more
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Boston Herald
In Richmond, a good Samaritan on a 4-by-4good Samaritan. The 31-year-old Richmond, Virginia, native spent Saturday morn
In Richmond, a good Samaritan on a 4-by-4
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
good Samaritan. The 31-year-old Richmond, Virginia, native spent Saturday morning driving around in his Jeep Wrangler looking for people to help as the massive snowstorm made its way through his state and others. After seeing motorist Paul Kay... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Usually bustling DC sites deserted, snow-coveredare largely deserted Saturday as the major snowstorm hitting much of the U.S. c
Usually bustling DC sites deserted, snow-covered
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 19 days ago
are largely deserted Saturday as the major snowstorm hitting much of the U.S. continued. The steps of the Lincoln Memorial had not been cleared off and looked almost like a ski slope. At the Korean War Veterans Memorial, statues of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast Happeningscharities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Jacksonville
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
charities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Jacksonville Expo Center at the Fairgrounds. $10, parking free. pilotclubjax.com. Seafood Dinner from Cedar River Seafood, to benefit The Woman’s Club of Fernandina Beach’s area... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsTHURSDAY Panel Discussion on Stalking Awareness, as part of National Stalking
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 22 days ago
THURSDAY Panel Discussion on Stalking Awareness, as part of National Stalking Awareness Month, 9:30-11 a.m.., Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Kent Campus, Building E, Room 104, 3939 Roosevelt Blvd. Speakers will discuss the court system, how... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsWEDNESDAY Anniversary Kick-Off, 11 a.m., Edward Waters College, 1658 Kings Roa
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
WEDNESDAY Anniversary Kick-Off, 11 a.m., Edward Waters College, 1658 Kings Road, on the Centennial Lawn. Celebration commemorates 150th anniversary and includes a balloon release, a performance by the Triple Threat Marching Band and the EWC Concert... Read more
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Daily Mail
MLK protesters close San Francisco bridge in police brutality protestMartin Luther King protesters chain themselves to cars to shut down San Francis
MLK protesters close San Francisco bridge in police brutality protest
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Martin Luther King protesters chain themselves to cars to shut down San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in protest over police brutality Demonstrators linked to the Black Lives Matter chained themselves to cars They shut down the bridge for 30 minutes... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Do the RIGHT thingis that sitting through a boring history class can be beneficial," he said. Ha
Do the RIGHT thing
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
is that sitting through a boring history class can be beneficial," he said. Hamilton said he shares commonalities with Martin Luther King Jr., including growing up with a church background, being spiritual brothers and fraternal brothers, since... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Greeley’s message on Martin Luther King Jr. Day: ‘The fight for our rights is not over’Confederate flag’s removal turns King Day into celebration COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP)
Greeley’s message on Martin Luther King Jr. Day: ‘The fight for our rights is not over’
Greeley Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Confederate flag’s removal turns King Day into celebration COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederate... Read more
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Orange County Register
In D.C., a keeper of King's legacyWASHINGTON – At his monument on the Mall, keepers of Martin Luther King Jr.'s l
In D.C., a keeper of King's legacy
Orange County Register / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON – At his monument on the Mall, keepers of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy work hard to keep his story alive, imparting lessons to crowds, recalling his speeches, and acknowledging civil rights foot soldiers who arrive here, literally... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Hundreds kick off Martin Luther King Jr. parade in downtown GreeleyConfederate flag’s removal turns King Day into celebration COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP)
Hundreds kick off Martin Luther King Jr. parade in downtown Greeley
Greeley Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Confederate flag’s removal turns King Day into celebration COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederate... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Sign Honoring MLK Unveiled Off Interstate Heading to StauntonA sign honoring the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. is now one of the fi
Sign Honoring MLK Unveiled Off Interstate Heading to Staunton
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 24 days ago
A sign honoring the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. is now one of the first things drivers see getting off the interstate heading into Staunton. Council members unveiled the sign on Monday dedicating the Martin Luther King Junior Memorial... Read more
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Daily Mail
Exclusive rare audio recording of Dr. King's 1964 Nobel Prize lectureExclusive rare audio recording of Dr. King's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize lecture cal
Exclusive rare audio recording of Dr. King's 1964 Nobel Prize lecture
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Exclusive rare audio recording of Dr. King's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize lecture calls for end of mankind's 'evils' racial injustice, poverty and war in echo of his famous 'I Have a Dream' speech Dr. King delivered the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize lecture as... Read more
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The News & Observer
Airport workers plan disruptions in nine U.S. cities on MLK DayPM Workers from nine U.S. airports are planning to block bridges, march thro
Airport workers plan disruptions in nine U.S. cities on MLK Day
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
PM Workers from nine U.S. airports are planning to block bridges, march through terminals and protest at airline headquarters Actions are the latest in the airport workers’ campaign... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Confederate flag's removal turns Martin Luther King Day into celebration Civic leaders, activists, artists and others are celebrating, marching and pa
Confederate flag's removal turns Martin Luther King Day into celebration
MPNnow.com / Posted 24 days ago
Civic leaders, activists, artists and others are celebrating, marching and paying homage Monday to Martin Luther King Jr., marking the 30th anniversary of the federal holiday... Read more
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The News & Observer
In South Carolina, a King day without the Confederate flag | News & Observer January 18, 2016 2:01 PM In SC, about 1,000 people marke
In South Carolina, a King day without the Confederate flag
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
| News & Observer January 18, 2016 2:01 PM In SC, about 1,000 people marked the 30th anniversary of the federal holiday honoring... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Confederate flag's removal turns King Day into celebration— For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered at the South Ca
Confederate flag's removal turns King Day into celebration
The Marietta Times / Posted 24 days ago
— For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederate flag casting a long shadow over them. The flag was taken down over the summer... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Confederate flag's removal turns King Day into celebrationthe slain civil rights leader, who was killed in 1968. The state NAACP said th
Confederate flag's removal turns King Day into celebration
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
the slain civil rights leader, who was killed in 1968. The state NAACP said there is still more work to do to honor King and the theme of this year's rally is "education equity," with speakers calling for South Carolina to spend more money... Read more
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The Columbian
Confederate flag’s removal turns King Day into celebration— For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered at the South Ca
Confederate flag’s removal turns King Day into celebration
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
— For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederate flag casting a long shadow over them. The flag was taken down over the summer... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Confederate flag's removal turns King Day into celebration - COLUMBIA S.C. ( — For the first time in 17 years civil rights leaders gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederat...the slain civil rights leader, who was killed in 1968. The state NAACP said th
Confederate flag's removal turns King Day into celebration - COLUMBIA S.C. ( — For the first time in 17 years civil rights leaders gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederat...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 24 days ago
the slain civil rights leader, who was killed in 1968. The state NAACP said there is still more work to do to honor King and the theme of this year's rally is "education equity," with speakers calling for South Carolina to spend more money... Read more
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The Signal
Confederate flag's removal turns King Day into celebrationCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Civic leaders, activists, artists and others are celebrat
Confederate flag's removal turns King Day into celebration
The Signal / Posted 24 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Civic leaders, activists, artists and others are celebrating, marching and paying homage Monday to Martin Luther King Jr., marking the 30th anniversary of the federal holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader. In South... Read more
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