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He has lived in camps off of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and West Ridge Road, forming connections with some neighbors, while others come and go. [Read More]
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Participants will gather at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary around noon before beginning the march. [Read More]
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Hautebird will serve fried chicken in waffle cones, plus other dishes such as poutine and raclette fries. All employees will come from City of Refuge next to the restaurant at 3200 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. [Read More]
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Pitssburg High School unveiled a statue of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday. Sharon Katsuda reports. [Read More]
A person was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 74 in High Point Friday afternoon, according to a news release from High Point police. The crash happened at 2:23 p.m. in the eastbound lanes just before the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Exit. The driver of a Dodge Ram pickup truck lost items off the back of the truck while driving down the highway. Witnesses told police the driver of the Dodge stopped in... [Read More]
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WINTERVILLE—Pitt Community College honored the life of civil rights pioneer Martin Luther King Jr. Wednesday with a program [Read More] [Read More]
The late Martin Luther King Jr.'s son has dedicated a new Columbus Metropolitan Library branch named for his father. [Read More]
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In Montgomery, Ala., in 1957, Martin Luther King, Jr. said to the audience, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'"Volunteering, helping, and serving... [Read More]
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Civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy lives on in many ways, in many cities. In Columbus, we honor him with a public library, built in a community rich with history.On April 4, 1968, King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. In November of that same year, the Columbus Metropolitan Library Board of Trustees did something remarkable amid deeply troubling times: They unanimously approved changing the name of the library's Eastside Branch, then under... [Read More]
The Columbus Metropolitan Library is ready for the late Martin Luther King Jr.'s son to dedicate a new branch library named for his father. Martin Luther King III, King's oldest son, will cut the ribbon at the library's opening event Thursday, almost 50 years after his ... [Read More]
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"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere," is the quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. that opened the panel: Injustice and justice are not terms and topics just saved... [Read More]
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The Waco City Council approved $6.44 million in public incentives Tuesday for developers behind three hotels slated for Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Bridge Street and Taylor Street. [Read More]
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Before Colin Kaepernick was born, a couple of black dudes, John Carlos and Tommie Smith, raised a couple of black-gloved fists to the sky as the U.S. national anthem played after they earned a couple of Olympic medals in Mexico City. They were protesting racial injustice and inequality during a decade in which Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X were both murdered, and the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act became law. [Read More]
Remember Rachel Dolezal, the young white girl who claimed to be black because she had a bit of a suntan and curly brown hair, an African cornrow hairdo, and was employed by a local NAACP organization?  Her gig was up when both of her white parents outed her as a white girl.  She and Elizabeth Warren are ideological soul sisters in that they both repudiate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous admonition that he hoped his children and grandchildren would be judged by the content of their character and not the color of their skin.  Not for Warren and Dolezol. No sir.  Like... [Read More]
By the time they reached Mexico City in October 1968, Tommie Smith and John Carlos were representing a country being torn apart. The Vietnam War, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr., and Bobby Kennedy, riots outside the Democratic convention in Chicago and growing unrest over centuries... [Read More]
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From the Grand Lobby of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza, railway officials met today in Toledo to discuss adding more passenger trains to the area. [Read More]
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Michigan Community Service Commission - The Michigan Community Service Commission is providing volunteer project support to Michigan organizations as part of the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service. [Read More]
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Meet Judge Constance Baker Motley – the first African-American woman to serve as a federal judge. She clerked for future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and was the lead trial attorney for several major cases including those involving Martin Luther King, Jr. and Medgar Evans. Stephanie Ruhle shares Motley's story. She is a #MonumentalAmerican. [Read More]
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Quoting Martin Luther King Jr., former President Barack Obama often stated, "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." Contrary to optimistic interpretation, this statement does not attest to the supposed inertia of justice or equality. [Read More]
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UMKC's Division of Diversity and Inclusion hosts events and programs designed to build awareness about diversity and inclusion, spark dialogue and engage the university and local communities. [Read More]
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