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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 Laura Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Pope Francis: abolish the death penalty, help Syrian refugees, redistribute your wealth, talks climate change

Transcript via TIME: Our world is facing a refugee crisis of a magnitude not seen since the Second World War. This presents us with great challenges and many hard decisions. On this continent, too, thousands of More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Pope Francis evokes MLK, ‘new global forms of slavery’ and immigration topics

TRANSCRIPT VIA TIME: The challenges facing us today call for a renewal of that spirit of cooperation, which has accomplished so much good throughout the history of the United States. The complexity, the gravity More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Pope Francis to Congress: no religion is free from ‘individual delusion or ideological extremism’

My visit takes place at a time when men and women of good will are marking the anniversaries of several great Americans. The complexities of history and the reality of human weakness notwithstanding, these men and More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Tens of thousands turn out for Glenn Beck’s ‘All Lives Matter’ march while ‘Black Lives Matters’ rallies under 350

“Several hundred protesters from the Black Lives Matter movement marched to the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday to bring attention to race issues ranging from policing to under representation of minorities More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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John Lewis says ‘stains of racism are still deeply embedded in American society’

Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) reacted to Rudy Giuliani’s remark last week that President Obama does not love America and explained how it is connected to race in America in an interview with USA Today‘s Susan 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 Stephen Nevets On Sunday, January 19th, 2014
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Oliver Stone drops out of ‘MLK’ bio after studio rejects ‘adultery’ themes which would upset blacks

There’s no room for conspiracy theories, rumors or just alleged affairs in the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr according to DreamWorks and Warner Bros. who rejected Oliver Stone’s latest script. Martin More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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President Obama honors Richard Overton, oldest living World War II vet, and Honor Flight program

In honor of Veteran’s Day President Obama praised Richard Overton, the oldest living World War II Veteran, and the Honor Flight Program. The latter is noteworthy considering it was shut down during fiscal negotiations 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 Brandon Jones On Monday, May 20th, 2013
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President Obama points to Martin Luther King Jr, Jim Crow and racism during Morehouse College commencement speech TRANSCRIPT

In a commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, President Barack Obama recalls Jim Crow laws and racism of the 40s and 50s. Morehouse College is a historically black college. “Dr. King More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 24th, 2013
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‘Lethal Weapon’ star Danny Glover says America should ‘abolish guns, the personal guns’ and MLK would want us to

Hollywood actor Danny Glover, star of the “Lethal Weapon” films with Mel Gibson, told The Daily Caller that Congress should “abolish guns” in the U.S. “I don’t own a gun and definitely not only gun More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 24th, 2013
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Cornel West blasts President Obama on inauguration, Martin Luther King Jr, ‘made his blood boil’

Outspoken professor Cornel West appears to have no plans of letting up on President Obama during a second term, attacking President over the inauguration proceedings. “When I got the news that my dear brother 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...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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CNN attacks Herman Cain: he comes from a liberal Atlanta church

CNN hit piece on Herman Cain: he comes from a liberal church, with a pastor quoting Malcolm X. Herman Cain opposing abortion on “Meet the Press” NOTE: See President Obama and Rev. Wright linkage for More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, April 24th, 2011
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Communists explain Easter to us all

Who are these people: The People’s World / Mundo Popular is a national, grassroots newspaper and the direct descendant of the Daily Worker. Published by Long View Publishing Co., the PW reports on and analyzes More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
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Michael Fassbender interview discussing Magneto, MLK and Malcolm X

Metro.us landed an interview with Michael Fassbender who will play Magneto in the upcoming X-Men prequel/reboot “X-Men: First Class” The trailer and early photos have re-energized apathetic fans still More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, January 17th, 2011
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Charlotte Observer quotes religious leaders on Martin Luther King Jr

The Charlotte Observer asked 15 Charlotte religious leaders to answer three questions as Americans approach another holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The questions: 1. What inspiration do you draw on Dr. More...


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