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1 hr ago | News Sun

Mount Zion Baptist Church prepares to celebrate its 95th anniversary: Community Voices

Whether it's hosting the community prayer breakfast during Martin Luther King Jr. Week or providing concerts by the New Vision Gospel Choir, church members have been an important part of the Berea community since the church was founded in 1919.


Related Topix: Berea, OH

5 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

East Busway detour planned for weekend

A section of the Martin Luther King Jr. East Busway will be closed for construction near East Liberty Station, detouring the P1 East Busway-All Stops bus route starting tonight.


9 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Bringing STEM camp to Harrisburg youth is goal of MLK Institute

Bringing a new summer program in science, technology, engineering and math to youth in Harrisburg next summer is the goal of the Martin Luther King Jr. Development Institute and the Interdenominational Ministers Conference.


14 hrs 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

18 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

22 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