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The daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday urged her brothers to search their consciences and reconsider their plan to sell the civil rights icon's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize.
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Prichard Mayor Troy Ephriam speaks during the city's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day event on Jan. 20, 2014, held outside the A.J. Cooper Municipal Complex building in Prichard, Ala.
" Treme " co-creators David Simon and Eric Overmyer will oversee a six-hour HBO miniseries on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. The project is based on the "America in the King Years" trilogy of books by Taylor Branch .
Dawn Neely-Randall is the kind of teacher who will have her fifth-grade language arts students read a novel featuring a biscuit-baking contest as a plot twist, and then bring her students homemade biscuits to wrap up the unit.
It's been 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Tinker Field, where at least 100 people are expected to gather Thursday to speak out against relocating it.
A benefit for Manna Meal will feature Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus and Bare Bones on March 15 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 1105 Quarrier St. in Charleston.
Sen. Gerald Neal knew he was part of something historic when, as a freshman at Kentucky State University, he joined a mass of 10,000 who marched peacefully on the Capitol with the Rev.
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Hollywood has been attempting to get a biopic of Martin Luther King Jr. off the ground for years, with filmmakers such as Paul Greengrass to Oliver Stone attempting in vain to get an unflinching portrait of the civil rights leader made.
A nostalgic reenactment of a civil rights march on Frankfort that 50 years ago featured Martin Luther King Jr. and baseball player Jackie Robinson turned into a political rally Wednesday on the perennial issue of voting rights.
For two recent weekends, near Times Square, the Detroit-raised playwright, poet and actress conducted a semi-public workshop of her new play 'Skeleton Crew,' about the closing of a Detroit stamping plant in 2008.
Amy Maldonado, top left, is kissed by her mother Ailin Santos while her sisters Aileen Moldonado, 8, bottom left, and Velerie Hernandez, 6, look on after the annual Collier County Spelling Bee Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Administration Building in Naples.
Members of the student movement Being Black at the University of Michigan, or #BBUM, rally on the steps of Hill Auditorium on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January, 20, 2014.
William DeShazer/Staff Nicholas Rowe, and eighth grader at Pine Ridge Middle, participates in the 2013 Collier County Spelling Bee at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Administrative Center on Monday March 4, 2013.