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“The Strange Civil Rights Views of Trump’s Latest Court Nominees”

Kyle Barry for Politico: Bush is shocking in his blatant disdain for equal rights and animus toward racial and other minorities. While blogging under a pseudonym in 2008, Bush invoked Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to attack women’s reproductive rights. … Continue reading ?

How 'Race Tests' Maintain Evangelical Segregation

As Dr. Martin Luther King once famously remarked, the eleven o’clock hour on Sunday morning is the most segregated hour of American life. Comedian John Crist’s YouTube sketches lampooning Christian subculture have gained notoriety largely due to the repetitive one liners that tap directly into the core of American Christianity writ large. Show More Summary

A Timely Performance of MLK’s Final Sermon Takes Viewers to Church

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Drum Major Instinct, a performance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final sermon, sought to evoke that feeling of being in church on a Sunday morning. The post A Timely Performance of MLK’s Final Sermon Takes Viewers to Church appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Samira Wiley Reenacts MLK Speech, Defends Art As A Form Of Resistance

Samira Wiley knows society still has something to learn from the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As part of a Brooklyn-based festival Sunday, the actress performed an artistic rendition of his final sermon, “Drum Major Instinct,”...Show More Summary

Heritage Auctions offers Martin Luther King, Jr. audio recording undiscovered for 49 years on May 13

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

A previously unknown audio recording of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's last staff meeting ? which documents the first reading of his "See You in Washington" speech ? has surfaced after 49 years and will be offered May 13 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas. Show More Summary

Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Luther King III & National Action Network Honors Harry Belafonte

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Veteran Actor Civil Rights Advocate Honored For Commitment To MLK’s Dream Legendary actor Harry Belafonte was lauded for his work this week in continuing to push for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream. The nonagenarian musician, thespian and campaigner

Lessons Learned From LA’s 1992 Civil Unrest

“A riot is the language of the unheard,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said. On April 29, 1992, the unheard were unleashed, leading to one of the most disturbing chapters in the history of Los Angeles. When the civil unrest over the...Show More Summary

CNN’s ‘Soundtracks’: History Brought to Life Through Music

September 11. The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Stonewall riots. Music is a unique lens through which to view these and other highly examined, momentous events that have shaped world history over the past half a century....

5 Times Bill O’Reilly Said Clearly Racist Things While Claiming He’s Not Racist

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Bill O’Reilly, ever the expert on the black experience, made a bold claim about the topic Monday, pontificating that civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would not support the Black Lives Matter movement and insisting the current racial tension between black Americans and the police is...

'Goodnight—Goodnight, We're Done': Don Lemon Abruptly Ends Show After Losing It With Jeffrey Lord

A President Trump and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. comparison heats up Don Lemon's show. Symone Sanders got another crack at Jeffrey Lord on Don Lemon’s Thursday night show but it was the exchange between Lemon and Lord that brought the fireworks. Show More Summary

‘You’ve taken it to a place it didn’t need to be’: CNN panel lectures lord over MLK-Trump comparison

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Neither Anderson Cooper nor Democratic consultant Bakari Sellers could handle Jeffrey Lord’s excuse for why he compared Donald Trump to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “You’ve taken it to a place it didn’t need to be,” Sellers said. Later he said that this is where our...

Jeffrey Lord defends comparison between Trump and MLK because both used ‘nonviolent direct action’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Symone Sanders and Jeffrey Lord had a heated exchange on CNN this afternoon after Lord claimed that “vagina-grabbing” President Donald Trump is exactly like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The internet rained down with attacks on Lord with disgust as did former CNN host and award-winning...

CNN’s Jeffrey Lord: I Made Comparison Between Trump and MLK ‘Deliberately and With Reason’

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Jeff Lord has a piece up on CNN.com tonight explaining the moment this morning when he drew a comparison between President Trump and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Watch a Trump surrogate get shut down after calling Trump the 'Martin Luther King of healthcare'

CNN commentator and Trump surrogate Jeffrey Lord on Thursday compared President Donald Trump's moves to overhaul healthcare to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., prompting a backlash from a fellow panelist. Join the conversation about this story »

CNN's Jeffrey Lord Compares Donald Trump To Martin Luther King — And Panelist Symone Sanders Is NOT Here For It!

Donald Trump has been referred to as a knock-off Adolf Hitler, a discount Andrew Jackson, and even a whinier King Joffrey. But one historical figure we NEVER thought the Big Cheeto would be compared to is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which is why we did several spit takes after hearing political commentator Jeffrey Lord calling [...]

CNN panel goes off the rails after Trump surrogate claims Trump is the 'Martin Luther King of healthcare'

CNN commentator Jeffrey Lord on Thursday compared President Donald Trump's moves to overhaul healthcare to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., prompting a backlash from a fellow panelist. "Think of President Trump as the Martin Luther King of...Show More Summary

Afghanistan War: Out of Sight, out of Mind

The length and devastation of the war in Afghanistan rivals that of the Vietnam War, but is anyone paying attention? Exactly a year before he was assassinated, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave one of the most important speeches...Show More Summary

Fifty Years Ago, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Broke His Silence on War and Capitalism

After all these decades, the "giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism" continue to break the spirit of humanity. Fifty years ago, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered a talk entitled ‘Beyond Vietnam: A Time To Break the Silence’ at New York’s Riverside Church. Show More Summary

Replay: Identical Tactics used Against Dr. Martin Luther King and Donald Trump

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Trump were both targeted with the identical smear tactics.

Hundreds join day of 'consecration' on 49th anniversary of King's death

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Hundreds at Lorraine Motel for the 49th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination.        

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