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A Legacy Of Black Men At The White House - Frederick Douglass, Booker T Washington, Martin Luther King Jr, Tony Dungy And Snoop Dogg

President Lincoln And Frederick Douglass "You Must Free My People, Mr President" President Teddy Roosevelt And Booker T Washington "Mr President - My People Are Free In Name Only. My People Are Willing To 'Cast Our Buckets Where We Stand. Show More Summary

If it was good enough for Martin Luther King and Laurence Tribe . . .

People keep pointing me to this. P.S. I miss the old days when people would point me to bad graphs. The post If it was good enough for Martin Luther King and Laurence Tribe... appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.

What Would Martin Luther King Jr Say About Abortion? He Would “Defend Life”

Pondering what the legendary civil rights figure might communicate in 140 characters or fewer on the social networking site Twitter is among the highlights in his niece Alveda King’s new book, King Rules. Alveda King offers sample tweets taken from the speeches and writings of the heroic champion of non-violence and of harmony between the […]

Idris Elba in Talks to Join Guy Ritchie's King Arthur

Idris Elba ("Thor" movies, "Luther") is in talks to join Guy Ritchie's King Arthur movie at Warner Bros. Pictures, reports Variety.

Veteran Screen Actor James Garner Dies at 86

Best known for his hit TV series 'The Rockford Files,' also Garner was a supporter of liberal causes and attended Dr. Martin Luther King’s March on Washington in 1963. The post Veteran Screen Actor James Garner Dies at 86 appeared first on The Good Men Project.

White night

SUNFLOWERS, marigolds and lavender grow outside houses in Cabbagetown, a neighbourhood a mile away from the birthplace of Martin Luther King. But residents there awoke in recent days to an ugly reality: recruiting flyers for the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) on their cars. Show More Summary

What if The Purge was real?

"The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." —Martin Luther King, Jr. "We are inherently a violent species. War, genocide, murder. The denial of our true selves is the problem." —The Purge For all the flaws of...Show More Summary

Remembering Martin Luther King's Stand for Peace as Violence Continues Abroad and at Home

Our country is currently confronting several high profile issues: The crisis of hundreds of children from Central American countries seeking residency in our country The Israel-Palestine conflict The unprecedented uptick in gun violence...Show More Summary

New Jersey Cop Killer Honored With Sidewalk Memorial, His Widow Says He Should Have Killed More Cops

A roadside memorial appeared Sunday on Orient Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City, New Jersey after Rookie Police Officer Melvin Santiago was killed by Lawrence Campbell. Campbell was shot by other officers on the scene and killed as well. The Sidewalk Memorial contains the usual items that one might find, such as

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Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph Abernathy and Malcolm X, talking before a press conference. March 1964.

I have a dream...we have the dreaming

This is the last day of NAIDOC Week. NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines' and Islanders' Day of Observance Committee. To find out more, click here.The Martin Luther King "I have a dream" mural was painted in August 1991 by Andrew Aiken...Show More Summary

Judge Compares Colorado Marriage Equality Clerk To Martin Luther King, Jr., Delivers Another Huge Victory

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

It’s yet another good day for marriage equality from one side of the country to the other, with delightful decisions in Colorado and Pennsylvania. In Colorado, Judge Andrew Hartman ruled that Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall can continue issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples, even though the state’s marriage ban hasn’t been overturned yet. […]

NRA's Ted Nugent: Americans Spat On MLK's Grave By Electing Obama

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent wrote that some people who supported President Obama "defiled the sacrifices and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and spat on his grave" because they voted for Obama "based on the...Show More Summary

Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge In Indiana Vandalized With a Call For The Death Of Interracial Couples

Just a few days after the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge in Fort Wayne, Indiana has been vandalized for the second time in two weeks. Racist writings were discovered on Sunday on two benches which appeared to be written in black marker on the white slats [...]

MLK Jr. Bridge in Indiana Vandalized

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge in Fort Wayne, Ind. has once again been vandalized, the second time in two weeks, the Journal Gazette reports.

Revisiting ‘Freedom Summer’

Was it really the summer Martin Luther King's dream began to die?

It's Time Kyiv Got it Right

Of course, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said it best. "Frankly, I have yet to engage in a direct action campaign that was 'well timed' in the view of those who have not suffered unduly from the disease of segregation," he said. "For years now I have heard the word 'Wait!'... Show More Summary

Alveda King: While We Marched in the Sixties, Planned Parenthood Was Preparing Us a Place

Alveda King, the niece of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., spoke at National Right to Life’s Prayer breakfast on June 27th. King is the Director of the African American Outreach for Priests for Life, and their mission is to activate pro-life leaders who will expose the disproportionate amount of black babies killed by […]

Great profile of a black, female World War II vet

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Millie Dunn Veasey traveled to England through U-Boat-infested waters, saw war casualties in bombed-out French towns, went to college on the GI Bill, and sat next to Martin Luther King, Jr. Read the rest

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