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Northern Lights

23 hours agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

The choir Voxcetera and the Northern Lights Symphony Orchestra, with conductors Adam Johnson and Jane Hopkins, will be performing Vivaldi's perennial Gloria at St Martin in the Fields on 28 April 2015, but it is in the smaller work which are also in the programme that the concert's main interest lies. Show More Summary

Senate Republicans, Scourge of Functional Democracy, Are Blocking the Washington Voting Rights Act

President Lydon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act as Martin Luther King Jr. looks on. Republicans apparently don't want to protect the rights he fought for. Senate Republicans appear to be letting the Washington Voting Rights Act die, rather than pass it, for the third year in a row. Show More Summary

Gustafsson Says He Could Beat Rumble 6 out of 7 Times, Rumble Responds with Heat

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is not happy about Alexander Gustafsson 's recent sentiments. Speaking with Swedish MMA (quotes relayed by MMA Fighting's David St. Martin), Gustafsson shed his feelings on his UFC on Fox 14 loss to Johnson,Show More Summary

Rep. John Lewis on Selma, Civil Rights, and LGBTQ Equality

“It cannot wait,” says the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the civil rights movie Selma, which opened nationwide last Friday. King is pleading with President Lyndon B. Johnson to sign the Voting Rights Act. It’s a trenchant scene whose message is not lost on Rep. Show More Summary

An Open Letter To JCS Chairman General Martin Dempsey

General Martin Dempsey Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff The Pentagon Arlington, VA Sir, In November 1965, the Chairman and other members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) met alone with President Lyndon Johnson to express their concerns that an increasingly dangerous U.S. role in Vietnam would prove disastrous. The Korean War had […]

From industrial to creative, re-branding Sacramento with artful dumpsters

3 weeks agoArts : Art Beat

[Watch Video]The Power Inn Alliance of Sacramento brought together ten local artists to paint a very unusual canvas for a public art exhibit called “Art of the Dumpster.” Video produced by Marinda Johnson Gorman, shot by Martin Christian...Show More Summary

Review: Home

You'd be best off re-watching 'Lilo & Stitch.' mpaa rating:PG (For mild action and some rude humor.) Genre:Animated Directed By: Tim Johnson Run Time: 1 hour 34 minutes Cast: Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez Theatre...Show More Summary

How Rihanna, Jim Parsons and Steve Martin Found Their Way "Home"

Director Tim Johnson and the stars of "Home" discuss the draw of the latest film from DreamWorks Animation.

Obama continues assault on Israel

(Scott Johnson) Reader Martin Karo writes: Arutz Sheva reports on the Obama administration’s release – a broadcast, not a leak – of formerly top secret data regarding Israel’s nuclear facilities and capabilities. The damaging revelations...Show More Summary

FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Winners Pushed by Achievers Heading into California

Drivers Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne and Matt Kenseth have a history of winning and staying in the top 10 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. NSCS drivers Martin Truex Jr. and A. J. Allmendinger race every event like the regular...Show More Summary

CRB: The achievement of Martin Gilbert

(Scott Johnson) David Pryce-Jones, “The Achievement of Martin Gilbert” Our friends at the Claremont Review of Books have just published their Winter number and, as usual, let me pick three reviews to preview for our readers. Show More Summary

Lyndon Johnson's Letter To Martin Luther King's Widow To Be Auctioned

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, March 12 (Reuters) - A condolence letter from President Lyndon Johnson to the widow of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. following the civil rights leader's 1968 assassination is set to be auctioned on Thursday...Show More Summary

Martin Luther King III wants to make it easier to vote

When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Voting Rights Act of 1965, my father, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., truly believed that the disenfranchised would be forever empowered. Sadly, his hopes were not realized.

Pro-life vid of day: Songwriter pens song for preborn son

by Hans Johnson Seeing your child’s heartbeat on an ultrasound image is enough to make anyone burst into song. That was right up the alley of singer/songwriter Sam Martin. According to, Martin “kept the song secret fromShow More Summary

Time-lapse artist shows us his vivid California dreams

2 months agoArts : Art Beat

[Watch Video]Justin Majeczky’s time-lapse photography invites viewers to take a moment to see the beauty that surrounds us. Video produced by Marinda Johnson Gorman, shot by Martin Christian and edited by Victoria Rodriguez, KVIE. Clouds move across an open night sky. Show More Summary

Detroit Lions will tender DE George Johnson

INDIANAPOLIS -- While the Detroit Lions have not made many decisions on free agents, general manager Martin Mayhew said Friday morning that the team will tender restricted free agent George Johnson. Mayhew did not say, though, what level...Show More Summary

LBJ’s Condolence Letter to Coretta Scott King to Be Auctioned

President Lyndon B. Johnson’s April 5, 1968 letter of condolence to the widow of Martin Luther King Jr., who was assassinated the day before has been a highly controversial piece that has been the center of a legal battle, and now it is up for auction, the Washington Post reports.

Oscar Rewind: In The Heat Of The ’67 Race, How Martin Luther King Jr. Changed The Academy Awards

Martin Luther King Jr. and President Lyndon B. Johnson are in the news for very different reasons. A movie set in the South, dealing with race relations, wins a best picture Oscar nomination even though the black star of the film does not. Show More Summary

Martin Odegaard and the Most Exciting Teenage Talents in Football

Martin Odegaard grabbed the headlines in January by signing with Real Madrid, but there are a host of other teenagers throughout Europe that will soon be making headlines of their own. Bleacher Report's Jonathan Johnson joins Ryan Bailey to identify the youngsters playing throughout Europe that are worth keeping an eye on. Read more World Football news on

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