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By The Dispatch On Monday, January 21st, 2019
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Peter Max honors and remembers Martin Luther King Jr with three new colorful and powerful portraits

Martin Luther King Jr. has been honored and remembered and artist Peter Max has painted portraits of the great civil rights leader for over 20 years. Below you’ll find the latest of his beautiful and impactful More...

By Judy Aron On Monday, January 21st, 2019
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Martin Luther King Jr And His Guns

“MLK had a houseful of guns. Ironically, he was turned down for a carry permit, because, being African American, he was deemed by local law enforcement to be “not suitable.” Yes – you heard More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Barbara Lee pays tribute to MLK on anniversary of assassination

Today, Congresswoman Lee released the following statement to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination: courtesy of Peter Max “Fifty years ago today, our nation was forever More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Pat Boone reflects on Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy, his inspiration for ‘I Had A Dream’

Last month America took pause to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and music legend Pat Boone was among those mindful of impact the famous civil rights leader had on society and his personal life. Speaking More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Trump threatens to ‘send in the Feds’ if Chicago doesn’t ‘fix the horrible carnage’

With a bold, authoritative tone President Donald Trump has warned Chicago he will “send in the feds” if city officials fail to bring the crime rate under control. The Windy City has been plagued by black-on-black More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Chicago shootings: Allante Elmore identified as man killed, teen and 5 others injured on Monday: 10 killed over the weekend

From the middle of Monday to now, one more person has been killed and six others injured in Chicago as shootings continue across the crime riddled city. Police identified the man as Allante Elmore and one of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Miami: MLK celebration ends with 8 people shot, Jerome Battle in critical condition

Eight people were shot Monday afternoon at a holiday celebration at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park in Miami. Many others were injured as the patrons raced around and stampeded over others to flee from the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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ESPN’s Stephen A Smith defends Steve Harvey, calls for use of ‘intellect not our emotions’ with Donald Trump

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith spoke out on Dr. Martin Luther King Day during his “First Take,” to defend black leaders and celebrities who have met with the President-elect, particularly Steve Harvey, who was More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton on annivesary of the Emancipation Proclamation, ‘racism is far from over’

Hillary Clinton released the following statement on Juneteenth Independence Day, recognized as the historical end of slavery, and a day of national celebration: Confederate flag cake from a Virginia baker photo/ More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Black Lives Matter activists Opal Tometi, Patrisse Cullors bash MLK, police are ‘very big enemy’

Black Lives Matter event that touted transfeminism over Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the University of Notre Dam, a school offering a class on “white privilege” – designed to teach students about “oppression.” More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Airport workers evoke MLK, rally and march for higher wages

Airport workers rallied with their supporters and then marched to LaGuardia Airport where they will hold a civil disobedience. Airport workers around the country will hold similar actions at 10 major airports More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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‘Selma’ review: Great film, great script, David Oyelowo – all Oscar worthy

Selma, the latest project release from Harpo Productions, opens in theaters later this month. The film focuses on the timeline of events in 1965 leading up to the historic march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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Obama flag makes a comeback at 50th anniversary of March on Washington, thousands rally to ‘make some noise’

A new Old Glory, another Obama flag, was seen during the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Saturday, via Twitchy.  Thousands rallied in Washington DC to commemorate the anniversary. It was on Aug. 28, More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 18th, 2013
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In commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, all national parks will have free admission on Monday

Have a long holiday weekend? If you’re looking for something to do Monday, the National Park Service has announced that the nearly 400 national parks across the country will have free admission on January More...


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