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

To that end, Holston wants to motivate the 150,000 people who are expected to volunteer with the Greater Philadelphia King Day of Service, led by Todd Bernstein, to turn the day into a year ... how to honor King.” “The one legal federal holiday for ... read more

Journal Star boys coach of year: Luedtke takes the football route to becoming elite basketball coach

Both the football and basketball coach when Luedtke was at Prep — Jaworski and Brother Michael Wilmot, respectively — are former Journal Star coaches of the year. Jaworski earned his honor in 1986, Wilmot in 1976. Wilmot coached at Prep 23 years ... read more

City Of Philadelphia To Honor Philly POPS 40th Anniversary During Weeklong July 4 Festival

This year's Wawa Welcome America festival, a weeklong July 4 celebration, will honor ... has a Roman Holiday premiere headed for Broadway, and has The Black and White Ball in prep for Broadway. Heather is the original Nala from The Lion King on Broadway ... read more

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Virginia school's namesake changes from Confederate leader to Barack Obama

The Virginia city that acted as the capital of the Confederacy has renamed one of its schools in honor of Barack Obama — a different ... the state has considered in the aftermath of last year's deadly white nationalist protest in Charlottesville. read more


BROWARD Beginning a new Juneteenth tradition

And not an 18 or 21-year old adult – I’m talking ... With the designation of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday as a national holiday, it seemed that we finally had a national day to honor, but for reasons I can only attribute to the human tendency ... read more

Star apprentices locked in tight battle for Sydney title after starting their journeys in England

King, who has outridden her claim, has led the title race for ... In King’s case, a two-month working holiday in Sydney has become career-defining. “I came out to Sydney to get away from the English winter about four years ago,’’ King said. read more

Martin Luther King Jr's daughter says Trump's presidency is an opportunity for the US to 'correct itself'

Some of his actions leading up to this year's federal holiday honoring King's birth seemed ... During the civil rights movement, King directly confronted and exposed the ills of racism, and led a movement that pressured the American government to end ... read more

Activist's daughter urges King holiday crowd to 'speak up!'; Oklahoma City theme 'The Power of One' resonates in festivities

"We do a disservice by Dr. King when we don't speak up," Wilson, daughter of the late Oklahoma City civil rights activist, Clara Luper, told a crowd of about 250 people. "Martin would say, 'It's been 50 years ... national holiday in King's honor. read more

When Is MLK Day 2017? How Americans Came To Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. With National Holiday

Americans will celebrate the life of civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday ... a federal holiday, many schools and federal employees across the states will have the day off to honor and recognize the incredible impact King’s work ... read more

The 25 most innovative CMOs in the world in 2018

"Justice League" had a tougher go of it, but that was surely offset by huge openings for Stephen King's "It ... last year. But it's not just its reporting that's been hard-hitting: Its marketing has followed suit. Rubin has led that effort with "The ... read more



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