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MLK Day name change by Mississippi city causes outrage

Thirty-one years after it was first celebrated as a federal holiday, this Monday officially became Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Biloxi, Mississippi — only after a social media firestorm that ignited ... read more

Remembering the day the world lost MLK

Martin Luther King Jr.'s life came to a tragic end on this day 50 years ago. The legendary civil rights ... at civil rights events throughout the Capital Region. That didn't change when she headed Sou... read more

Reading Ta-Nehisi Coates in Idaho

I was 9 when Martin Luther King marched to Selma, 12 when he died. I went with my church youth group to tutor in an inner city neighborhood ... albeit with an amended name: Martin Luther King/Human Ri... read more

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A region at the crossroads: A black candidate's historic Senate run begins in the Mississippi Delta

Espy, who hails from the Mississippi Delta's Yazoo City ... boutique on Martin Luther King Boulevard, a local store owner, Isabella, who preferred not to give her last name, said she isn ... read more


Put Jamal Khashoggi Square outside the Saudi consulate on Sawtelle

Rob Eshman, the former editor and publisher of the Jewish Journal, has an idea to create Jamal Khashoggi Square and put the name on official signs at the intersection of Sawtelle Boulevard and Mississ... read more

50 Years Ago Today, Fannie Lou Hamer Spoke Out for Freedom

Mississippi’s all-white and pro-segregation delegation was not representative of all Mississippi Democrats, they argued. Martin Luther King ... city police and the state highway patrolmen and carried ... read more

Girl’s burial spotlights a culture of violence

LOUIS • Follow Martin Luther King ... Mississippi River, through the heart of the city, until the street name changes after a set of railroad tracks just inside the county. On the right is a classic s... read more

Violence prevention training Monday

TAUNTON - On Monday, January 16, in honor of the 2012 MLK Day Observance ... it's time to do more than express sadness and outrage. Our children, teens and young adults need to feel safe wherever they ... read more

Morning Spin: Treasurer Summers tries to walk fine line on Laquan McDonald shooting

It's Tuesday, Jan. 19, and public officials are heading back to work after government offices were closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day ... across the city to help empower those who live in disadvant... read more

These Teens And 20-Somethings Are Organizing The Civil Rights Movement That Will Change Our Country

They may picture Dr. Martin Luther King, or a photo or video ... step up and take action in my city. MTV: Do you think the protests around the Mike Brown and Eric Garner verdicts have been effective? ... read more



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