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6 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

The lives of Benjamin E. Mays and M.L.K. at the crossroads of...

The lives of Benjamin E. Mays and M.L.K. at the crossroads of American history presented in an Atlanta performance of "Only Just A Moment," a powerful stage production.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Theater, Arts, Morehouse College, African-American

11 hrs ago | Indybay.org

Alameda Labor Council Passes Resolution Condemning OUSD for censoring Mumia

Alameda Labor Council Passes Resolution Condemning Oakland Unified School District for censoring Mumia Abu-Jamal Repost all of "Urban Dreams" Now! On Monday, July 14th, the Alameda Labor Council passed the following resolution in response to the banning of "Urban Dreams" by the Oakland Unified School District .

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Oakland, CA, Prison

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBS Local

Civil Rights 50 Years Later: Law Was A Victory For Women, Too

Over two weeks, WCBS 880a 2s Wayne Cabot is taking a look at the law and its impact on the decades that follow.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Huntsville teacher suspended for violating testing policy

A Huntsville City Schools teacher has been suspended for 15 days after allegedly assisting a student change answers on a standardized test.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NJ.com

New Jersey TRIAD to honor Rev. Dr. H. Holland Fields Jr. and wife with top award

Rev. Dr. H. Holland Fields Jr., left, and his wife Carolyn are pictured during the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship & Awards Breakfast in 2012.

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Related Topix: Salem County, NJ, Salem, NJ

Oakland Post

Teachers Accuse School Officials of Censorship for Closing Website

Teachers, community members and students are complaining that the Oakland Unified School District has violated academic freedom when it unilaterally, without any public discussion, shut down an "Urban Dreams" website, containing 27 units of federally funded curriculum developed by educators focusing on human rights issues.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Public Relations, Oakland, CA, Stanford University

The Miami Herald

Illinois postpones river bridge closure until 2015

The Belleville News-Democrat reports that the Illinois Department of Transportation has delayed until next summer its planned closure of the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge linking St. Louis to Illinois' East St. Louis.

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Related Topix: East St. Louis, IL

The Town Talk

Interstate 49 North slowly progressing in Shreveport

Giant mounds of gravel, heavy grading equipment, and a freshly cut swath through the woods just east of the Martin Luther King Jr. neighborhood in north Shreveport are the last piece of the Interstate 49 North puzzle that within a few years will link the northernmost Louisiana stretch to southern Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Arkansas

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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MLK Bridge work postponed Rehab work on the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge has been postponed, the Illinois Department of Transportation said Monday.

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Related Topix: East St. Louis, IL

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose: Simulated gunman exercise scheduled Friday at SJSU and MLK library

San Jose State University plans to conduct a training exercise Friday simulating a gunman at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, the school announced.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, San Jose State University

The Campbell Reporter

San Jose: Simulated gunman exercise scheduled Friday at SJSU and MLK library

San Jose State plans to conduct a training exercise Friday simulating an active-shooter at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, the school announced.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, San Jose State University

DNAInfo.com

Biz Markie, Kool Moe Dee and Rob Base Join Wingate Park Concert Series

Every week from now through the middle of August, the neighborhood is invited to Wingate Park for the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. concert series .

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Related Topix: Anthony Hamilton, Soul, Hip-Hop, Stephanie Mills, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Gyptian, New York

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Fayette schools study alternatives to MLK Academy, but law center says change is too slow

Martin Luther King Jr. Academy, 2200 Liberty Road, has several programs and satellite locations in addition to its daytime program for students who've had behavior issues at other schools.

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Related Topix: Liberty Road, KY, Education Etc., Family, Kids

Lucianne.com

One Giant Leap Apollo 11 shistoric trip to the moon marksits 45th anniversary

A ONE GIANT LEAPA Apollo 11A s historic trip to the moon marks its 45th anniversary Fox News, by Staff The year was 1969.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Vicksburg Post

50 years after visit, church recalls MLK in Vicksburg

A half century ago this week as Mississippians were still reeling from the murders of three civil rights workers in Neshoba County and a new beginning with the passage of the Civil Rights Act, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took to the pulpit of a Vicksburg church.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS

John Hope Bryant

Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. Attempted to Deliver The Memo, With The Poor People's Campaign

My work was not nearly the first work in the space of silver rights empowerment for all.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News

Indiana's NewsCenter

Annual Raft Race Caps Off Three Rivers Festival

The race began at Swinney Park on the St. Mary's River as dozens of contestants raced to the finish line at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Watch: Conyers reflects on legacy at Keith Collection ceremony

The who's-who of metro Detroit's legal and civic community celebrated Congressman John Conyers Jr.'s, donation of his personal and professional papers to the Damon J. Keith Law Collection of African American Legal History today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, African-American, Wayne State University

Alabama Live

Huntsville's Summer Feeding Program winds down after serving more than 95,000 meals

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Huntsville school system's Summer Feeding Program winds down today after serving more than 95,000 meals to hungry children.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Agriculture, Science

Detroit Free Press

Civil Rights leader Rev. Joseph Lowery to speak at NAACP dinner in Southfield

With this being the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights bill, the Greater Southfield/Farmington Area NAACP has invited an instrumental figure in the shaping of the civil rights movement to be its keynote speaker at Sunday's fundraiser.

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Related Topix: Southfield, MI, Farmington, MI

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