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Lou's Views: Pulpit fiction

It's tricky to find a well-rounded person of the cloth on stage. They're often portrayed as either saintly or suspect .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Indybay.org

Art of the Carnation Revolution

Special Collections San Jose State University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Fourth Street and San Fernando Street San Jose, CA 95112 On the 40th Anniversary of the Portuguese Revolution of April 25, 1974 Sharat G. Lin will discuss the political struggles over land, labor, and production in Portugal from 1975 to 1980 as told by ... (more)

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Indybay.org

San Jose Peace & Justice Center Archives Ceremony

Special Collections San Jose State University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Fourth Street and San Fernando Street San Jose, CA 95112 This brief ceremony will mark the beginning of a new archive at SJSU Special Collections containing the historical records of the San Jose Peace and Justice Center.

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Black List

Has Leonardo DiCaprio really been cast as Martin Luther King in an upcoming Oliver Stone movie? 2014, the News Nerd web site published an article positing that not only would Leonardo DiCaprio be portraying civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. in an upcoming biopic, but that the actor would, to the ire and offense of many, be essaying that ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WTLV

Reported gas leak detours traffic at MLK exit from Hart Bridge

A dump truck leaking diesel fuel after it crashed into a dividing wall caused the Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway to be closed for a few hours.

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Examiner.com

Geomancy 101.0A: Introduction

When Oprah asks vulnerability expert Brene Brown for her personal prayer, the author cites a Martin Luther King Jr. quotation.

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Psychology Today

Remembering a Legendary Humanist

Though it won't get the attention it deserves, today marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of one of the great humanists of the twentieth century.

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RecordNET

Today's must-read letter -- Published April 15, 2014

In Sunday's Record, syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts wrote "Compassion can't wait," outlining how Christianity always seems to be "bringing up the rear" when it come to fighting for equality, social justice and human rights.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Noozhawk

Cinema in Focus: 'Cesar Chavez'

In the Bible, Mark records Jesus as saying: "A prophet is not without honor except in his own town."

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New York Daily News

Rosa Parks' belongings remain in Harlem warehouse as legal battle continues

The decades-old civil rights memorabilia, including her Presidential Medal of Freedom and a signed postcard from Rev.

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Business Journal

Report: Harry Belafonte, King Estate settle dispute over MLK documents

An agreement in a legal battle between Harry Belafonte and the three surviving children of Martin Luther King Jr. gives the singer ownership of several items that belonged to the civil rights leader, reports Bloomberg.

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Related Topix: African-American, Publishing, Media, New Times

Fox News

'Absolute Disgrace' Lesson asks students to compare MLK, cop killer

A lesson plan asking students to draw a "possible parallel" between late civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., right, and convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal is an "absolute disgrace," the widow of the fallen officer told FoxNews.com.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Marco Eagle

Great Divide: Gap between poor and wealthiest continues to widen

Natalie Vazquez, 28, rests her head on friend, Riley Williams, as they sit on the hood of Williams' car following the discovery of a burglary at Vazquez's North Memphis apartment Monday.

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Cinema Blend News

Martin Luther King Biopic 'Selma' Finds Its Coretta Scott King

Two major projects involving the life and times of Martin Luther King Jr. have tried and failed to make their way into production over the course of the last couple of years.

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Related Topix: African-American, Middle of Nowhere, The Butler, Montgomery, AL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Tikkun Magazine

Loving-Kindness to the Thousandth Generation

When the news of Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapon attack on the people of Syria first came into focus, many of us in the United States, not knowing what to do with the rage and pain, called for a punitive counterattack.

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WebProNews

Belafonte Dispute: Martin Luther King, Jr. Documents

Anyone who possesses documents from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has a treasure from one of the greatest men to ever grace our country.

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Indianapolis Business News

Lou's Views: Pulpit fiction

It's tricky to find a well-rounded person of the cloth on stage. They're often portrayed as either saintly or suspect .

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Easter 2014: Will Costco be open or closed on Easter Sunday?

While some celebrate Easter as a holy day, others think of it as another day to catch up on errands, including shopping.

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Reuters

Martin Luther King Jr. estate, Harry Belafonte settle legal fight

The estate of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and U.S. singer and activist Harry Belafonte said on Friday they settled their dispute over possession of documents of the late civil rights leader that gives ownership to the entertainer.

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News Max

Ex-Charlton Heston Agent: Actor Was Critical Part of US History

Legendary actor Charlton Heston is set to get his own commemorative stamp from the U.S. Postal Service, and the timing of it couldn't be more appropriate, says Hollywood PR representative Michael Levine.

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