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Memorable ending for King speech almost didn't happen
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What did MLK think about gay people?
(CNN)– Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was writing ... again because of the upcoming release of two potentially explosive books, one of which examines King’s close relationship with an openly gay civil ri... read more
Nation Marks 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech
WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — Wednesday marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King ... as well as civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and members of King’s family. Lewis also spoke a... read more
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Lift Every Voice and Sing
Martin Luther ... two of the songs that will be performed, which honor the words of King. In addition to an arrangement titled “I Have a Dream,” Walker also wrote “Where Do We Go From Here,” which ste... read more
When the Republicans Really Were the Party of Lincoln
Johnson meets with civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr., Whitney Young and James Farmer on January ... Then, 82 percent of Republican senators backed final passage of the measure, as opposed t... read more
What a Weekend It Was for Civil Rights
WASHINGTON, D.C.-Having lost the battle against having a Martin Luther King ... very testy if you mention MLK without paying homage to Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. From The New York Times: Mic... read more
Agriculture visionary Norman Borlaug honored with statue at U.S. Capitol
Borlaug is one of only three Americans to receive the top three awards for humanitarian work: the Nobel Peace Prize, the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the others bein... read more
Read Pope Francis' Historic Speech to Congress
Two are universally known ... Here too I think of the march which Martin Luther King led from Selma to Montgomery fifty years ago as part of the campaign to fulfill his “dream” of full civil and polit... read more
Our view: Who should get a statue?
Instead, there are two generic, though moving, statues of public safety workers — the police memorial outside the police station and the firefighters’ memorial (incongruously outside the transportatio... read more
Heartbroken by gun violence: Rallies across US demand change
Some of the young voices were very young. Yolanda Renee King, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 9-year-old granddaughter, drew from the civil rights leader ... “I March for Jaelynn,” honoring Jaelynn ... read more
President Trump’s ‘White Blindness’
In 1964, as Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights ... honoring the Confederacy). The dishonesty of Trump’s “history” argument – and its well-worn use by Confederate apologists – is underscored b... read more
Virginia's women's monument will include a new Confederate statue to 'the angel of the Lost Cause'
About two ... Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Commission, has a different view. She said that her initial impression is that she does not have a problem with a statue of Tompkins. “I think she’s a ... read more