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Some Jewish activists don't want Cornel West at UCLA conference

19 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel was a Jewish theologian and civil rights activist close to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Cornel West, the philosopher and African American history scholar who often speaks out on public issues, describes himself as an admirer of Heschel.

Dr. Alveda King: Cosmo ‘Lining the Pockets’ of Abortion Industry

Is Cosmo part of the marketing wing of the abortion industry? Dr. Alveda C. King thinks so. King, the pro-life niece of Martin Luther King, Jr., attended a Washington, D.C. press conference launching "Cosmo Harms Minors," a campaign by Victoria Hearst and the National Center on Sexual Exploitation on April 22. Show More Summary

On the "A" w/Souleo: Dance Exhibition Celebrates 'Firsts' While Looking to the Future

The founding of the Dance Theatre of Harlem in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook occurred in the aftermath of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1968 assassination. There was the body of a civil rights leader shot down, and rising fromShow More Summary

First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Plans to Honor 2015 Graduating Seniors

This morning, First Lady Michelle Obama announced that she will deliver commencement addresses at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Preparatory High School...Show More Summary

Newswire: Here’s an exclusive deleted scene from the Selma Blu-ray

Ava DuVernay’s Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic Selma is available for digital download as of today, and Paramount shared this exclusive deleted scene in anticipation of the film’s Blu-ray combo pack release on May 5th. Although it’s less...Show More Summary

Justice Roy Moore compares marriage equality to segregation as he accepts civil rights award

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore compared marriage equality to state-imposed segregation after a group of black pastors compared him to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The Coalition of African-American Pastors honored Moore on Friday with the group’s “Letter from the Birmingham Jail Courage...

WA: Driver Injured in Collision With Sound Transit Train

April 21--A 50-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries Monday morning when his car collided with a Sound Transit train in the 7000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South, near the Othello Station. Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said a technical rescue team pulled the driver out of his car after the collision. Show More Summary

Are Christians really called not to judge the sin of abortion?

by Kelli Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state, but the conscience of the state.” Serving as the conscience of the people has been one of the primary functions of the church since its conception. Show More Summary

The Civil War did not end at Appomattox

The American Civil War ended with the notorious assassination of a great man, but was that man Abraham Lincoln or Martin Luther King Jr.?

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

Newswire: J.J. Abrams is developing a project about Martin Luther King, Jr.’s final year

Soon, J.J. Abrams’ adaptation of Stephen King’s 11/22/63 will be coming to the small screen, with the James Franco-starring miniseries set to bow on Hulu sometime this year. Perhaps the story of Kennedy’s death has awakened in Abrams...Show More Summary

The Power of Living Your Dream

"I have a dream..." Those famous words uttered by Martin Luther King Jr. ring true for most people. It has been an insane past few weeks. I feel as though someone out there has hit the "fast forward" button on my life and here I am, writing this post at 3:48 a.m. Show More Summary

Bad Robot Acquires Tavis Smiley’s Martin Luther King Book ‘Death Of A King’ For TV

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot has partnered with author/talk show host Tavis Smiley to bring his book, Death Of A King, to the small screen. Bad Robot has acquired the rights to the book about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final days in association with Warner Brothers Television, where the company is based on the TV side. Published by Little, Brown & Co. Show More Summary

Black America: We Can't Afford to Wait

In the critically acclaimed book, Why We Can’t Wait, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said it best, “Three hundred years of humiliation, abuse and deprivation cannot be expected to find voice in a whisper.”

Bishop T.D. Jakes talks about ‘Healing the Racial Divide’ forum

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

It’s been more than a half­-century since the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. urged white religious leaders to join the civil rights movement in his famous “Letter From Birmingham Jail,” an essay that helped spark an interracial wave of nonviolent protest. Show More Summary

Keeping Up with the Cabinet: Engaging the Next Generation to Play, Learn, Serve, and Work in the Great Outdoors

The creative energy of youth, the serenity of nature, and the lessons of history are a winning combination for me. All three were present in this video from the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta, where I enjoyed...Show More Summary

Flux Night's 'Dream' is coming to Old Fourth Ward

After skipping 2014, Flux Night is set to return at a new location this coming fall. After calling Castleberry Hill home since 2008, the one-night arts, dance, and performance festival is headed to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Old Fourth Ward.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Confederate Group Says American Flag More Racist Than Theirs

The Texas Sons of Confederate Veterans spokesman Marshall Davis totally schools us on flags by concluding that the awesome American flag is more racist than the Confederate flags near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive that this group will be flying. Davis racesplains that, “The American flag flew over a slave nation for over 100 years. [...]

Denver school ends racist campaign encouraging black and Hispanic teens not to twerk or rap

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A Denver high school took down posters reminding black and Latina girls not to twerk or wear too much makeup after students complained. Educators at Martin Luther King Jr. Early College had displayed the posters, titled “101 Things Black and Latina Girls Should Know,” since the start of the school...

Did Banksy Create This Martin Luther King, Jr. Mural In Alabama?

This article originally appeared on artnet News. by Sarah Cascone I Have a Dreamcatcher (2015), a new street art piece in Montgomery, Alabama, that some suspect is by British street artist Banksy. Photo: Rebecca Burylo, courtesy theShow More Summary

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