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12 Historic Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, January 15, 2018, marked what would have been the 89th birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., as well as the federal holiday created in recognition ... was on the birth certificate. The future ci... read more

Martin Luther King, Jr., on Feminism

Coretta Scott King, to carry the torch for women’s rights and LGBT rights. But we can take heart from so many of the great civil rights leader’s words in our ongoing global struggle against the oppres... read more

CT Celebrates Martin Luther King Day With These Events

All ages can celebrate and honor civil rights leader Martin Luther ... the lives and impact of both King and Stowe. Hartford: The State of Connecticut Dr. Martin Luther K... read more

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12 Photos of Martin Luther King Jr. Day That Show the Dream Is Alive

Across the United States, people of all ages and races came together to honor ... King on his eponymous holiday Monday, five days after the great civil rights leader would have turned 85. See also: Go... read more

What, To the Black American, Is Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

You may argue that the holiday ... about Dr. King’s role in one of the civil rights movement’s greatest victories is playing in theaters nationwide. Clothes, furniture, bedding and cars are on sale to ... read more

NH gathers to remember slain civil rights leader

MANCHESTER — Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations Monday marked a milestone in the slain civil rights leader’s achievements ... sponsors of the legislation that put King’s name on the holiday. It w... read more

Kiwanis Club of Ashtabula's Unity Breakfast and Program recognizes civil rights leader

ASHTABULA — Much of Monday’s celebration honoring Martin Luther King Jr., focused on his life and legacy ... s Unity Breakfast and Program to recognize and celebrate the civil rights leader’s birthday ... read more

History Channel Ignores Martin Luther King Jr. Day In Favor Of American Pickers Marathon

History Channel is in hot water after fans discovered the network chose to broadcast reruns of American Pickers instead of any Martin Luther King, Jr.-related content during the widely celebrated MLK ... read more

The Memorial Foundation Honors MLK Jr. life, legacy during 7th Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony

The 30-foot granite Stone of Hope statue of the late, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.’s West Potomac Park served as the focal point of the 7th Annual Wreat... read more

A building for McCain?

John McCain, the late Arizona ... for the things he called his Vietnamese captors. He was criticized for voting against making Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday a federal holiday. read more

Confederate flag group seeks permit for parade on MLK Day in Lexington

It has come to this in Lexington: A group that venerates the Confederate flag is seeking a city permit to hold a parade on Martin Luther King Jr. Day ... permits for them on a holiday weekend that hon... read more

The Latest: Stevie Wonder releases 'Dream Still Lives' video

Wonder was a proponent of creating the King national holiday ... has been made in civil rights, but more needs to be done. 2:30 p.m. A relative of one of Martin Luther King Jr.'s chief opponents is ho... read more

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