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Martin Luther King Day 2015 Events Around The Country

- newsone.com
12 Jan 2018
Christine King Farris will sign My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Through it All: Reflections on My Life, My Family and My Faith. Dr. Angela Farris Watkins, niece of Dr. King, will sign copies of My Uncle Martin's Words for America: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Niece Tells How He Made a Difference and Love Will See ...

Milwaukee set to celebrate legacy of Dr King

12 Jan 2018
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, County Supervisor David Bowen and King Center Manager Dee McCollum invite you to an evening in honor of Dr. King Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It will take place at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, 1531 West Vliet Street. There will be a program at 3:00 p.m. featuring music, ...
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SJC's Martin Luther King, Jr Day Program to Feature Author and Former Professor Michael E Lomax

- saintjoe.edu
12 Jan 2018
Recognition will be given to the winners of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing Contest, for which entries were solicited from area schools. Two SJC community members will be recognized as the fifteenth and sixteenth Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Honorees, individuals whose service to the College reflects the values exemplified by King.

Songs Honoring Dr Martin Luther King, Jr

12 Jan 2018
Today (Jan. 20), we remember the life and legacy of late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose contributions to the social and political sphere of the United States are innumerable. And over the years, the global musical sphere has become filled with songs inspired by or dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Billboard staff has picked our 10 ...
- billboard.com

The Rev Dr Martin Luther King, Jr & The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

- revjeffhood.com
12 Jan 2018
On April 19, 1961, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a stirring sermon in a most unlikely place. Though not his most famous address, Dr. King's words to the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary or simply Southern Seminary pushed the audience to do more to accomplish racial justice. Delivered to the flagship theological institution of the flagship denomination ...

What Dr Martin Luther King Has Provided For Mental Health

12 Jan 2018
As you read the headline I'm sure you questioned what relevance Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr serves to the discussion of severe or untreated mental health. Rarely do we ever hear people emphasize the importance of following the example of Dr. King in our "fight" against society's lack of knowledge about severe and untreated mental illness. But Dr. King embodied so many ...
- blogs.psychcentral.com

The Reverend Martin Luther King Sr Reflects on His Son, Atlanta and the Movement for Civil

- wnyc.org
12 Jan 2018
In November, 1961, reporter Eleanor Fischer went to Atlanta, Georgia to interview Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his wife Coretta Scott King and his father, The Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. (1899-1984) for a CBC documentary portrait of Atlanta released the following year. The audio presented here is from Fischer's original raw field recording and has not previously been ...

Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service January

12 Jan 2018
Those who are unable to honor Dr. King in person on January 19th are encouraged to tune in to a special episode of the Constitution Center's popular educational video series Constitution Hall Pass titled "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Legacy of Service." Have a question about Dr. King's impact or how you can become civically engaged? Educators and museum staff members ...
- constitutioncenter.org

Central Arkansas Events to Celebrate MLK

- littlerockfamily.com
12 Jan 2018
On the third Monday each January, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is honored for his leadership in the civil rights movement and his passion for equal rights. This year, the federal holiday is Jan. 18. Events to teach, inspire and serve take place across central Arkansas; honor Dr. King's legacy by participating in one or more of these central Arkansas events.

Dr Martin Luther King, Jr at Buffalo University at Buffalo Libraries

12 Jan 2018
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Buffalo collection documents Dr. King's visit and speech in Buffalo, New York on November 9, 1967. The speech, entitled "The Future of Integration" was sponsored by the Student Association and Graduate Student Association and held at Kleinhans Music Hall. The UB Spectrum reported that Dr. King "castigated the 'national administration that ...
- digital.lib.buffalo.edu

Things To Do For Martin Luther King Jr

- wabe.org
12 Jan 2018
His sister, Christine King Farris, will sign her book "My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." King's niece Dr. Angela Farris Watkins will have her book, "My Uncle Martin's Words for America: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Niece Tells How He Made a Difference," available to sign. Alveda King, also King's niece, will sign her ...

Houston celebrates MLK Day with two competing parades

12 Jan 2018
Both parades honor the legacy and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. According to the King Center in Atlanta, this holiday is to remember the values of courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and service championed by the civil rights leader.
- abc13.com

AllHipHop What If Dr King Were Alive Today? ReclaimMLK

- allhiphop.com
12 Jan 2018
Before you get into the pomp and pageantry MLK Day, take some time to study the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr that fought for worker's rights, reparations, denounced capitalism and war. View Dr. King's life from end to the beginning - the entire evolution. Once you see the ending of his life you realize why he died and the courage he had to push forward for his people. You ...

What Does Martin Luther King Jr 's Legacy

12 Jan 2018
"A few nights ago," Hack says, "Jonah mentioned 'Martin Doctor Luther Junior King' and his 'dream that changed the world.' I asked him what he knew about Dr. King, and Jonah told me about his dream, which wasn't a dream you have when you sleep, but something you hope for."
- npr.org

Not a 'Dreamer', but a Man Evolving Toward a Common Goal

- finalcall.com
12 Jan 2018
Martin Luther King, just weeks before he was assassinated, in a meeting with members of his staff, told Harry Belafonte he was melancholy because he feared that he was integrating his people into a "burning house." Dr. King, two months before his assassination, sat with the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, and, like "two brothers," they got along like two brothers should. They ...

Colorado Republicans honor Dr King

12 Jan 2018
"Today, as the Colorado GOP, American Conservatives of Color and Colorado Hispanic Republicans march in the 2015 MLK Denver Parade, we honor the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., a champion for justice and freedom for every American. Let us remember Dr. King's struggle by continuing to work for freedom and liberty for every American."
- cologop.org

What Martin Luther King, Jr Was Like In College

- huffingtonpost.com
12 Jan 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. was christened Michael King Jr. When his father became pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in 1931, he adopted the name Martin Luther King Sr. -- in honor of Protestant leader Martin Luther -- When MLK was six years old, his father changed his name on his birth certificate to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service Corporation for National and Community Service

12 Jan 2018
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Scholastic sponsored a Student Art Contest. Students were challenged to create a poster that inspires others to serve and answers Dr. King's question, "What are you doing for others?" for a chance to win a tablet. The 12 winning posters were displayed at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bookstore in ...
- nationalservice.gov

Social justice, unity key themes during King Day at the Dome Columbia, South Carolina

- wistv.com
12 Jan 2018
Others are expected to gather at what's being called the Midlands longest running annual celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Monday morning at 10:30 at Chappelle Memorial A.M.E. Church on Pine Street. Mr. Eugene Washington, owner of Gene Productions Inc. is the guest speaker.

Life and legacy of MLK, Jr

12 Jan 2018
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and Entertainer Sammy Davis Jr share a laugh in Davis' dressing room at New York's Majestic Theatre March 4 1965 after the Nobel Prize winning civil rights leader attended a performance of the Musical play "Golden Boy" in which Davis has the title role. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff)
- 981theriver.com

Martin Luther King Jr

- nobelprize.org
12 Jan 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin. His grandfather began the family's long tenure as pastors of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, serving from 1914 to 1931; his father has served from then until the present, and from 1960 until his death Martin Luther acted as ...

Dr King's Challenge to Moderate Christians

12 Jan 2018
As America celebrates the life and witness of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King today, Red Letter Christians across the country hear the cries of #BlackLivesMatter and #ICan'tBreathe, reverberating with the urgency of Dr. King's own voice. We remember how, in his letter from a Birmingham Jail, Dr. King said:
- redletterchristians.org

State MLK Commission urges service, education

- ksl.com
12 Jan 2018
The Utah MLK Commission is a non-partisan, non-legislative, non-judiciary, and non-religious group that was created by executive order on July 1, 1991. Governor Gary Herbert oversees the MLK Commission. The commission's role in the state is to honor the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout the year, by promoting equity, diversity, and human rights.

MLB gives back on MLK Day of Service

12 Jan 2018
In the days leading up to MLK Day, the D-backs were part of two key events in the Phoenix area. One was the 21st Annual MLK Jr. Living the Dream Community Dinner celebration, in which several D-backs executives were in attendance. Additionally, D-backs senior vice presidents Marian Rhodes and De Jon Watson attended the ceremonial naming of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. ...
- mlb.com

Martin Luther King Facts

- racerelations.about.com
12 Jan 2018
Although known to the public as Martin Luther King Jr., there's much debate about what name the civil rights activist had at birth. The website Snopes.com reports that Martin Luther King Sr. intended for his son to share the same name as the leader of the Protestant Reformation, but birth records listed the child as "Michael King." King Sr. said that confusion over his own ...

Civil Rights Icons

12 Jan 2018
On Monday, January 19th the U.S. observes the birthday of monumental Civil Rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a national holiday. For many, this is a celebration of the overall achievements of how far this nation has come in its progression towards racial equality. For many, it is also a stark reminder of just how much further we need to go as a nation to reconcile ...
- blog.corbis.com

PHOTOS of Dr Martin Luther King Family Festival

- photos.newhavenregister.com
12 Jan 2018
The 19th annual family festival "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice" Sunday, January 16, 2015 at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Conn. The free festival is co-sponsored by the State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and "focuses on environmental and social justice, civil rights, nonviolent ...

Rep John Lewis on standing together with Dr Martin Luther King Jr

12 Jan 2018
January 19, 2015, 8:34 AM|Where does the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stand today? Dr. King was like an older brother to Congressman John Lewis, one of King's protégés in the Civil Rights movement. In an emotional conversation with Jan Crawford, Lewis shows us why he never expected to see America come so far in his lifetime.
- cbsnews.com

FBI's "Suicide Letter" to Dr Martin Luther King, Jr , and the Dangers of Unchecked Surveillance

- eff.org
12 Jan 2018
The New York Times has published an unredacted version of the famous "suicide letter " from the FBI to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The letter, recently discovered by historian and professor Beverly Gage, is a disturbing document. But it's also something that everyone in the United States should read, because it demonstrates exactly what lengths the intelligence community ...

The Street Sweeper

12 Jan 2018
August 28, 2013, is the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. It is a very good speech. But it is not my favorite Martin Luther King, Jr. speech. My favorite is little known and even less remembered. It is a speech no leader in America on a stage such as he commanded would ever think to give. It is a speech about individuals being the ...
- redstate.com

Answer The Call To Share Your Gifts and Talents

- elijahlist.com
12 Jan 2018
Dr. Alveda C. King is an evangelist and author of the popular book KING RULES . She grew up in the civil rights movement led by her uncle, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and her father Rev. A. D. King. She is a pastoral associate and director of African-American Outreach for Priests for Life and Gospel of Life Ministries. Her family home in Birmingham, AL, was bombed, as was ...

The Long Road to Martin Luther King Jr Day Departures Columns

12 Jan 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. Day came to pass with the help of the Uniform Monday Holiday Act. Signed into law in 1968, it was designed to increase the number of three-day weekends for federal employees, moving fixed date holidays to designated Mondays. We also owe the holiday to the unremembered efforts of labor unions. In a wave of strikes during the 1970s, labor workers ...
- kcet.org

Selma' finally liberates the political legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr

- mediadiversified.org
12 Jan 2018
On the night of the 2015 Golden Globe Awards in which critically acclaimed Selma directed by African American filmmaker Ava DuVernay and staring Nigerian-British actor David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr. managed to walk away with only one award, despite nominations in several categories including Best Director and Best Actor, I knew that the die had been cast for ...

He taught us how to live and he taught us how to die

12 Jan 2018
UNDATED (CBS News) -- Congressman John Lewis said Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was like an older brother to him, and he never expected America to come so far. He has a direct connection to the legacy of Dr. King, and can easily recall the struggles and sacrifice of the fight for civil rights, reports CBS News correspondent Jan Crawford.
- local12.com

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr 's Solution to Poverty

- theatlantic.com
12 Jan 2018
When Americans stop to commemorate Dr. Matin Luther King, Jr. each year, we tend to do a great disservice to the man's legacy by glossing over his final act as an anti-poverty crusader. In the weeks leading to his assassination, King had been hard at work organizing a new march on Washington known as the "Poor People's Campaign." The goal was to erect a tent city on the ...

UNO MLK Jr Day of Service Jan

12 Jan 2018
During his lifetime, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. worked tirelessly for his vision of a nation of freedom and equality. He inspired people to fight against injustice of all kinds, once saying: "Life's persistent and most urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" Dr. King valued strong communities, the empowerment of individuals, and striving for common goals.
- unomaha.edu

A Call To Action This Martin Luther King Jr

- newhot997.com
12 Jan 2018
The day that we celebrate and remember the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is not just about him or his history. It is a call to action, to service, not just on January 19, but year round. Dr. King's day became a national holiday in 1983, despite the resistance against it. (Sadly, three states—Alabama, Arkansas, and Mississippi—still celebrate Confederate ...

MLK Day 2015 inspirations, motivations

12 Jan 2018
The movie "Selma" which which chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s role in the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights march; and protests in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City have given King's words and legacy more significance than in previous years.
- al.com

Dr Martin Luther King, Muhammad Ali and What Their Secret Friendship Teaches

- thenation.com
12 Jan 2018
Muhammad Ali and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have been dominating my thoughts recently, and not only because their birthdays just passed, a mere two days apart. Ali was admitted to the hospital on Thursday for being in a "non-responsive state". This was happening as news that Selma, the film about Dr. King's 1965 civil rights campaign was being both snubbed at the Oscars ...

Zionist civil rights activists dishonor Dr King's legacy The Blogs

12 Jan 2018
One person who knows Dr. King's position on Israel full well is avowed anti-Zionist, and former Black Panther Party member, Angela Davis. There is no disputing Ms. Davis' long and storied anti-racism career. (Few people in the world have had protest songs written in their honor by the Rolling Stones and the Beatles ). Sadly, there is also no denying Ms. Davis' anti-Zionist ...
- blogs.timesofisrael.com

Bishop Barron on Martin Luther King, Jr and Provocative Nonviolence

- wordonfire.org
12 Jan 2018
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, we're sharing two videos from Bishop Barron. The first is his video on why Dr. King still matters to all cultures and ages. The second is a clip from the CATHOLICISM series in which Bishop Barron highlights St. John Paul II's message of peace delivered to the people of Warsaw before the fall of the Soviet Union. King and St. John Paul II ...

Fire in the Wilderness by Jeff Hood, "A Prophetic Convergence

12 Jan 2018
The Dr. King that is heard at the beginning of his address to Southern Seminary is not the same Dr. King that was later remembered as one of the greatest orators ever. Stumbling over his words, Dr. King is clearly nervous. However, once he got in the flow, Dr. King never turned back. Speaking about the role of the church, Dr. King pushed the gathered to "...develop a world ...
- allianceofbaptists.org

Honoring Dr King's Legacy to Leave No One Behind

- huffpost.com
12 Jan 2018
One of Martin Luther King Jr.'s last speeches was in Jersey City, New Jersey. Just days before he was assassinated, Dr. King addressed over 2,000 cheering supporters at the Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church on Belmont Avenue. That Wednesday evening, he brought together people from all walks of life and presented his vision of solidarity and unity, as well as hope in the future.

Remembering Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr

12 Jan 2018
During the less than thirteen years of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s leadership of the modern Civil Rights Movement, from December 1955 until April 4, 1968, African Americans achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality than the previous 350 years had produced. King is widely regarded as the preeminent advocate of nonviolence and one of the greatest nonviolent ...
- kut.org

National Museum of American History

- americanhistory.si.edu
12 Jan 2018
Summary Group of men and women seated at a long dining table laid with crockery and silverware. Martin Luther King Jr. is seated in the middle of the right side of the table. A man in a white jacket, possibly a waiter, stands to the side. No ink on negative, no Scurlock number. "KODAK -- SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouched with red coccine Cite as Scurlock Studio ...

Across the Nation, Real Efforts to "Reclaim" MLK

12 Jan 2018
Are the planned marches and demonstrations of Ferguson Action and the MLK D.A.R.E. Coalition the best ways to "reclaim" or "take back" Martin Luther King Jr. Day from the sanitized, de-politicized image that characterizes most of the volunteer "Day of Service" programs that dominate the holiday? Are there better ways to do this, or are actions like marches and die-ins ...
- nonprofitquarterly.org

Mt Airy's 'Ducky' Birts' organization offers afterschool programs, scholarships to inner

- newsworks.org
12 Jan 2018
The Camden native's entire life has been centered around progress, from marching with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to being part of Philadelphia's first black-owned shopping center called Progress Plaza, to the creation of The Ducky Birts Foundation in 2006.

Nerves ahead of '63 March on Washington KTUU com Anchorage

12 Jan 2018
This week marks 50 years since the march and the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s pivotal "I Have a Dream" speech. While the event has been analyzed by countless historians, the Kennedy administration's relationship with the march wasn't so easily understood.
- ktuu.com

That Time the FBI Tried to Get MLK to Commit Suicide Before Receiving the Nobel Peace Prize

- reason.com
12 Jan 2018
Though it was sent 50 long years ago, the FBI's so-called suicide letter to Martin Luther King, Jr. is very much of a piece with today's America, where fear of and anger toward the government casts a shadow over everything from web-surfing to starting a business.

Martin Luther King, Jr

12 Jan 2018
1/12/1989, Peter Andrew Bosch/Miami Herald Staff: Mark Smith who played Dr. Martin Luther king Jr. giving the "I have a dream" speech as part of the "keepers of the dream" program that was given at the Caleb center in Liberity City for a number of different schools.
- flashbackmiami.com

Of Martin Luther King Jr 's Most Inspiring Quotes

- paulsohn.org
12 Jan 2018
My favorite: You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. Dr. Martin Luther King has always been my hero. His central focus was promoting the gospel of Christ for the nation and the world. I love this compilation of quotes, Paul. Nice post!

The Martin Luther King You Don t See on TV

12 Jan 2018
[...] ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King - aka the man who self-righteously derided the U.S. government as "the greatest purveyor of violence in the world." Even fewer seemed to notice the inadvertent comedy in Obama's decision to request Congressional [...]
- fair.org

Ways to Honor the Rev Martin Luther King Jr

- feeds.feedblitz.com
12 Jan 2018
The Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation has the right idea. Recognizing that African-American patients in particular need your help, organizers have created the "Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Initiative " to coordinate bone marrow recruitment drives at historically black churches or colleges.

Only 37 of employers give off Martin Luther King Day, but number

12 Jan 2018
The federal holiday honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be celebrated Monday. Nearly 40 percent of employers give their workers the day off as a paid holiday, according to a recent survey. That is about the same percentage of employers giving Presidents' Day as a paid holiday. (Associated Press file photo)
- cleveland.com

See Candid Pics from Martin Luther King, Jr 's 1965 Selma March

- photos.essence.com
12 Jan 2018
Photographing everything that he saw, Stephen Somerstein was the eyes of Dr. Martin Luther King's 1965 Selma march. Now, on the tail of Ava DuVernay's Selma's release, Somerstein is exhibiting his photos at the New York Historical Society. Flip through our gallery to view some of our favorites from his collection.

Stetson

12 Jan 2018
To commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 19, Stetson University, in collaboration with the Greater Union Life Center and the MLK Planning Committee, will host a series of events and programs open to the public, themed around the topics of civil rights and global citizenship throughout the week of Jan. 19-22, 2015.
- stetson.edu

DSCC hosts Dr Martin Luther King Jr community celebration and luncheon

- stategazette.com
12 Jan 2018
"Dr. King was very smart and skipped a couple of grades in school. My mother, who was not quite a year younger, was also very bright and she skipped a couple of grades. Dr. King went to Morehouse College; my mother went across the street to Spelman College. Dr. King's son Marty was a year behind me in college," shared Smith.

John Lewis Marches

12 Jan 2018
Their discussion takes them to the spot in front of the Lincoln Memorial where Lewis, Martin Luther King, Jr., Bayard Rustin, Roy Wilkins, and others famously spoke about freedom and justice, creating critical momentum for both the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act. While there, Moyers and Lewis attract the attention of schoolchildren, and conduct a spontaneous ...
- billmoyers.com

Interfaith service highlights MLK's message Q

- ktvq.com
12 Jan 2018
"It's an opportunity to get people of different faiths together and learn from each other," said Thompson. "To take a message of Dr. King and hear how different faiths respond to the message of Dr. King. This has quickly become my absolute favorite event of the weekend. The spirit in that room is exactly the spirit you would want when you're thinking about Dr. King."

Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Dr Martin Luther King Jr

12 Jan 2018
One could make the case that the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the most significant American of the 20th century. He is only the third American whose birthday is commemorated as a federal holiday, a distinction not even granted Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, or FDR. 44 years after his death. Although King is one of U.S. history's most widely chronicled ...
- alternet.org

Declassified Documents Show FBI Threats to Martin Luther King Jr

- theantimedia.org
12 Jan 2018
THE COURT: In answer to the question did Loyd Jowers participate in a conspiracy to do harm to Dr. Martin Luther King, your answer is yes. Do you also find that others, including governmental agencies, were parties to this conspiracy as alleged by the defendant? Your answer to that one is also yes. And the total amount of damages you find for the plaintiffs entitled to is ...

What Martin Luther King, Jr saw during his famous speeches

12 Jan 2018
Civil rights demonstrators, led by Dr Martin Luther King Jr., sit in during the third leg of the Selma to Montgomery marches on March 23, 1965 in Alabama. The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks and represented the political and emotional peak of the modern civil rights movement. The first march took place on March 07, 1965 ("Bloody Sunday") when ...
- mashable.com

Martin Luther King Jr

- history.com
12 Jan 2018
The second child of Martin Luther King Sr. (1899-1984), a pastor, and Alberta Williams King (1904-1974), a former schoolteacher, Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15, 1929. Along with his older sister, the future Christine King Farris (born 1927), and younger brother, Alfred Daniel Williams King (1930-1969), he grew up in the city's Sweet ...

WWE honors Dr Martin Luther King Jr

12 Jan 2018
WWE honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Natalya confronts Paige after their match: Total Divas, January 18, 2015Nikki Bella tells the Divas about her competition with John Cena: Total Divas, January 18, 2015Eva Marie confronts Jonathan about secretly calling her boss: Total Divas, January 18, 2015After Total Divas - January 18, 201526 clotheslines that will tear your head off ...
- wwe.com

Dr Martin Luther King, Jr

- boingboing.net
12 Jan 2018
April 8, 1968, Hattiesburg (Miss.) march in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., four days after his death. According to a Hattiesburg American article that day, approximately 1,500 marchers started at East Sixth and Mobile Streets, stopped at City Hall for a prayer service, continued to the Forrest County courthouse for a silent prayer, then returned to East Sixth and ...

MLK Day at MOCA

12 Jan 2018
In recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 19, admission to MOCA is free. MOCA will present films, Freedom Riders and An Authentic Life: Joyce J. Scott, in Gunds Commons. Although the galleries will be closed for installation, visitors can watch a video preview of upcoming exhibitions in the Talalay Classroom or get creative in the ArtSquad Plays Workroom ...
- mocacleveland.org

My memories of Dr King

- news.harvard.edu
12 Jan 2018
Jan. 18: The Memorial Church will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. during its Sunday service from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Walter E. Fluker, the Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Ethical Leadership at Boston University's School of Theology, will deliver the sermon.

State events to commemorate MLK

12 Jan 2018
City of Florence's annual MLK Program: The City will acknowledge Dr. King's accomplishments as a civil rights leader and social activist. The program starts at 3 p.m. and will include a display, tribute to Dr. King and a march around the Government Center campus.
- fox19.com

Take A Walk In His Footsteps

- nationalparks.org
12 Jan 2018
You can also join us at and engage with Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech. Not only can you read his words and connect with the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom - you can become part of an incredibly meaningful audio mosaic online by recording yourself reciting Dr. King's words.

Black Lives Matter" Aspires to Reclaim the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr

12 Jan 2018
Clayborne Carson, a historian and director of the Martin Luther King Jr., Research & Education Institute at Stanford University, concurs. "One puts King back into the past and it is more of a comforting notion of King," he says. "One of the messages you get at a King holiday celebration is, 'We had this problem called racism once, and he helped us solve it.' There is this ...
- motherjones.com

Who is Martin Luther

- servantsofgrace.org
12 Jan 2018
While back in Erfurt, Luther was tasked with taking some important monastery documents to the Vatican in Rome. Staupitz saw this request from Rome as an incredible opportunity for Martin to "make peace with God", and draw near to God and seek true repentance for his sins. Staupitz hoped that this trip to Rome would heal Luther, would set Luther on the path to success as a ...

Dr King's Nephew Doesn't Think Donald Trump Is Racist

12 Jan 2018
With these facts stacked against him, even Farris had to concede to the notion his uncle would've disapproved of Trump's comments. However, by expressing this perceived support for a problematic figure within the black community, it seems - like the King Children - Farris could be adding to the tarnation of Dr. King's legacy in a way only fit for a novel by Harriet Beecher ...
- vibe.com
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