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50 years after Martin Luther King was slain, debate simmers on how to honor him

Almost 50 years after his April 4, 1968, assassination, many are rethinking how Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed. Should the slain civil rights ... other ways to remember him. We have to remembe... read more

Debate Over How To Honor MLK In Kansas City 'Surprisingly Controversial'

There seem to be two competing groups in Kansas City when it comes to deciding how to honor ... after King, who was assassinated 50 years ago this week. “I would welcome national headlines about going ... read more

Marchers in San Francisco honor MLK, Voting Rights Act

I think with everything that is going on in our nation, many people felt that it was really important to march this year and revisit how we got here, 50 years after ... King and those who marched with ... read more

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Siblings of the bombing: Remembering Birmingham church blast 50 years on

Birmingham, Alabama (CNN)-- Fifty years have passed since a bomb stopped the old sanctuary clock in Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church, locking in a moment that would change a nation. The four gi... read more


Firm defends Super Bowl ad featuring Martin Luther King

The images are set against audio of “The Drum Major Instinct” sermon delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta exactly 50 years ago ... Missing from the Ram ad are ... read more

On 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's assassination, his family tackles the enduring controversy of his legacy

It may seem like relatively little fanfare compared to the federal holiday observed annually on Martin Luther King Jr ... they excerpt him and redefine him in their way and not as he is.” More than fo... read more

King’s Legacy Betrayed

The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., who was assassinated 50 years ago today ... Backwards Corporate interests are not alone in pretending to honor King while actually attacking him. King’s legacy i... read more

Remembering King’s last sermon with renewed hope

Religion News Service is marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with stories and ... studies at Memphis Theological Seminary, said 50 years after King’s a... read more

New York Knicks visit balcony where King was shot

Martin Luther King ... The 34-year-old said he understands that although King is usually celebrated once a year, his legacy, his teachings and his many speeches live on daily. “When you think about it ... read more

McCain Apologizes for Opposing MLK Holiday

Sen. John McCain apologized Friday for opposing a federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. as he honored the slain civil rights leader at the hotel where he was assassinated 40 years ago. In a ... read more

Remembering Jimmie Lee Jackson, the First Martyr of the Selma Struggle

On February 18, 1965, James Orange, an organizer with Martin Luther King’s Southern ... In 1966, he shot and killed another black man during a scuffle in a local jail near Birmingham, and two years la... read more

Selling public service or Rams? Firm defends Super Bowl ad

DETROIT (AP) -- In the 60-second spot aired during the Super Bowl, viewers see images of ... Drum Major Instinct" sermon delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta e... read more



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