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1 hr ago | Crescent-News.com

Former AP photo editor Toby Massey dies

Toby Massey, a photographer and photo editor who directed coverage of presidents and political conventions as well as natural disasters, the space program and sporting events during a 38-year career with The Associated Press, died Thursday.


Related Topix: Associated Press, Columbia, SC

5 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

Revolution is a quiet processRevolution is a quiet processIt's time...

Revolution is a quiet process It's time for a revolution of values in America. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/VK68OC Like many fellow citizens, I have watched the developments in Ferguson, Mo., with a sense of deep sorrow and shame.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot

9 hrs ago | Collider

First SELMA Images Reveal David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr.;...

Paramount Pictures has released the first Selma images from director Ava DuVernay 's upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic.


Related Topix: Media, Paramount Pictures, Montgomery, AL

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Arbiter

Ferguson fury spreads to Boise

It's been more than a quarter of a century since the days of Martin Luther King Jr. and the passing of the Civil Rights Act in 1964 but for many the struggle for equality still exists.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Open carry advocates march in South Dallas

"Open Carry Texas all the time gets a pass," said organizer Charles Goodson. "We hope that the same applies to us, and there is no contradiction from the Dallas power structure."


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Dallas County, TX

Business Journal

Preservationists say Atlanta issued demolition permit by mistake

Atlanta has issued a demolition permit for an historic building in the Martin Luther King Jr. Landmark district without going through the proper channels, according to Kyle Kessler at Atlanta Preservation Professionals.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Public Schools Consider Social Worker Problem

We're talking about putting a social worker in school buildings. For the past five years, Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary has had an in-school social worker.


Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK


VIDEO: Check Out Atlanta's New Streetcar

Sprawling Atlanta is known for its love of the automobile, but a new streetcar will make it easier to get around the city's downtown sans car.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Beverages, CocaCola

Statesboro Herald

Activists in 6 states plan to spread NC protests

NAACP leaders from a half-dozen states pledged Tuesday to bring protests against conservative public policy to each of their state capitols during a week of demonstrations this month.


Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama


Wisdom of Abraham: Hands Up Don't Shoot is the Wrong Message at the Wrong Time

As the author of the German language "Weed Out Hate" book, I discovered that the solution to solving the problems in Ferguson as well as Gaza, lies the revealing the deepest Abrahamic Biblical roots common to all three religions.



Martin Luther King's Dangerous Friendship

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 46 years ago while standing on the balcony outside room 306 of the Lorraine Motel, in Memphis, Tennessee.


Related Topix: African-American, Memphis, TN, J. Edgar, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Applause: Kudos to Martin Luther King Jr. Library, Junior Achievement of Sacramento, Dean Murakami

The spelling bee included 103 students, ranging from first to eighth grade. Prizes were awarded to students in all grades.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

The Gazette

Many Pleasant memories

By Jeff Wilkin Gazette Reporter When Mont Pleasant's classes of 1968, 1969 and 1970 were in school, Woodstock, the Vietnam War, Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. were major topics of discussion.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream? Hardly.

That black people lack proper leadership is most notable again in Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Family, Kids


Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 8/17/2014

ENCHANTED APRIL Circle Bar B Dinner Theatre 7/25-9/7/2014 When two frustrated London housewives decide to rent a villa in Italy for a holiday away from their bleak marriages, they recruit two very different English women to share the cost and the experience.


Sat Aug 16, 2014


Ferguson! Weed Out Hate Rap Dance for Peace

Friday evening at about 7:00 p.m., I witnessed CNN's Don Lemon telling protesters "guys lets not do this" in response to a white driver voicing his negative opinion about the crowd.


Lincoln Daily News

Struggles continue

The country was gearing up for a war it did not want, poverty was staggering in the United States amidst one of the richest countries in the world and Black citizens were still treated as second-class citizens...especially in the South.


Related Topix: Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Proposed Independence Blvd. Raised Highway Extension

At the Wilmington City Council's agenda briefing on August 4th, the Council heard a presentation from the North Carolina Department of Transportation regarding their proposed Independence Boulevard extension project.


Related Topix: Wilmington, NC, New Hanover County, NC

Alabama Live

Photos from 'Selma' movie, filmed in Alabama, featured in this week's Entertainment Weekly

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The first press photos from the "Selma" movie, which filmed scenes in Alabama earlier this year, were revealed today in this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly.


Related Topix: Montgomery, AL, Entertainment

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Judge allows suspension of Huntsville teacher accused of helping student change answers on test

A judge ruled Friday the suspension of a Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary teacher accused of helping a student change answers on a standardized test will stand.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education