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Martin Luther King Jr. Delivered His 'I Have A Dream' Speech 52 Years Ago Today

Friday marks the 52nd anniversary of the March on Washington, during which Martin Luther King Jr. gave his historic "I Have A Dream" address.  On Aug. 28, 1963, more than 200,000 individuals converged on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

This man rollerskated 685 miles to attend Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have A Dream' speech

Today marks the 52-year anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have A Dream" speech in Washington D.C. It also marks the anniversary of a far less prominent but equally symbolic feat. On August 27, 1963, 27-year old Ledger Smith, aka "Roller Man" made his way into Washington D.C.. Show More Summary

Here's the real story behind Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatest moment

"I have a dream... " We all know the words that start the famous speech. But Martin Luther King Jr.'s crowning moment may never have happened without one of the largest protests ever — the March on Washington on August 28, 1963. After...Show More Summary

52 Years Ago Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Said '100 Years Later, The Negro is Still Not Free'; 52 Years Later It Still Rings True

52 years ago today Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington. In the first minutes into his speech, King stated, “100 years later, the negro is still not free”. And 52 years after that speech, ‘free’ is still something of a pipe dream.

This Day in Labor History: August 28, 1963

On August 28, 1963, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place in Washington, DC. This famous event is of course most often remembered for Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, or more specifically the 3 lines of it that conservatives have decided justify their own positions. But even among liberals […]

'Not Racist' Guy Says Honoring MLK Will Make Him Show 'Racist Ways'

A Louisiana man claims he's not racist, but if his community moves forward with a plan to rename a half-mile stretch of road for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., he says he will reveal his "racist ways." A clip posted by NOLA.com shows a contentious debate that took place during a St. Show More Summary

'Not Racist' Guy Says Honoring MLK Will Make Him Show 'Racist Ways'

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

A Louisiana man claims he's not racist, but if his community moves forward with a plan to rename a half-mile stretch of road for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., he says he will reveal his "racist ways." A clip posted by NOLA.com shows a contentious debate that took place during a St. Show More Summary

Feministing Reads: Household Workers Unite by Premilla Nadasen

There are just a few people who have come to symbolize the American civil rights movement in the popular imagination — Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Rep. John Lewis.  We forget sometimes that a movement is built by thousands and thousands of remarkable people. And too few scholars or academic courses frame the movement for […]

The Raping Of America: Mile Markers On The Road To Fascism

Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”—Martin Luther King Jr. There’s an ill will blowing across the country. The economy is tanking. Show More Summary

Dr. King Wanted 'Grand Alliance' of Blacks and Whites to Build Economic Justice

King and his allies understood that experiencing economic oppression could make allies out of blacks and whites. Fifty years ago, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., America's most prominent racial justice organizer, addressedShow More Summary

MSNBC host crushes Huckabee: ‘Unsophisticated manipulation’ of MLK can’t stop ‘Black Lives Matter’

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

MSNBC host Janet Mock shamed Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee over the weekend for trying diminish the “Black Lives Matter” movement with “unsophisticated manipulation” of Dr. Martin Luther King’s words. During a recent interview with CNN’s Wolf...

I Have A Dream: From Martin Luther King to Ellen DeGeneres

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for the fundamentals of man in 1963. Three decades later, Ellen DeGeneres gives a speech that reminds us why they're still the cornerstones of humanity. The post I Have A Dream: From Martin Luther King to Ellen DeGeneres appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Louis Stokes, Ohio’s First Black Congressman, Dies at 90

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

Mr. Stokes, a Democrat, served in the House for 30 years, and led a special investigation into the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Mike Huckabee: Dr. Martin Luther King would be 'appalled' by Black Lives Matter movement

Toooooooooooooool And now here's Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, explaining patiently to CNN's Wolf Blitzer that civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would be very, very disappointed in the Black Lives Matter...Show More Summary

Louis Stokes, Ohio's First African-American U.S. Congressman, Dies At 90

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Stokes represented Ohio for 15 terms. He also served as chairman of the House select committee investigating the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.

Mike Huckabee: Martin Luther King, Jr. would have been “appalled” by #BlackLivesMatter movement

Racism is "a sin problem, not a skin problem" the former Arkansas governor and Fox News host said

GOP presidential candidate: Martin Luther King would be 'appalled' by the Black Lives Matter movement

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) says that civil-rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would be "appalled" by the message of the "Black Lives Matter" movement. In an interview on CNN Tuesday, the Republican presidential hopeful...Show More Summary

Huckabee: Martin Luther King Would Be ‘Appalled’ by #BlackLivesMatter

last weekNews : Mediaite

"I think he'd be appalled by the notion that we're elevating some lives above others."

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