Tag: MLK

J. Edgar Hoover’s war on Black America

J. Edgar Hoover’s war on Black America

| February 24, 2014

In the late 1960s, it became apparent that America’s racist power structure had long had a secret ally at the very top: J. Edgar Hoover.

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Dr. King ‘turning in his grave’ over family greed

Dr. King ‘turning in his grave’ over family greed

| February 20, 2014

The children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sue each other—as well as loyal family friends—so often that you need a program to keep up with the court action.

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Airport workers, supporters arrested at MLK protests

Airport workers, supporters arrested at MLK protests

| February 20, 2014

Airport workers and supporters held an MLK day protest in favor of paid sick leave for contracted passenger service workers at New York and New Jersey airports.

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2014 King Unity Day Celebration biggest ever in area

2014 King Unity Day Celebration biggest ever in area

| January 30, 2014

The largest Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in the state of Indiana lived up to its name Jan. 20 as a record crowd attended the annual event honoring the slain civil rights activist.

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Theodore Ransaw to deliver MLK lecture at Manchester University

Theodore Ransaw to deliver MLK lecture at Manchester University

| January 28, 2014

“How many perfect moments can you count in your life?” asks educator and scholar Theodore Ransaw. “The civil rights movement was God’s blessing of delivering the right people for the perfect moments in history that changed our world today.”

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Africa was point of pride for MLK

Africa was point of pride for MLK

| January 25, 2014

On Dec. 18, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. recalled his first trip to Africa with his wife Coretta to attend the independence day celebration of the new nation of Ghana.

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Ivy Tech to host Martin Luther King Jr. tribute for college, community

Ivy Tech to host Martin Luther King Jr. tribute for college, community

| January 22, 2014

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is scheduled to host Interpreting the Dream, a Martin Luther King Jr., tribute, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Jan. 23 in the Student Life Center gymnasium on North Campus (3701 Dean Drive).

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A letter of our own: Dear Dr. King…

A letter of our own: Dear Dr. King…

| January 22, 2014

Brenda Robinson’s letter to Martin Luther King Jr. from America: ” We don’t know anyone as smart as you, smart enough, that is, to get America out of this mess.”

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MLK: Let us remember a prince of peace

| January 20, 2014

As we take a moment to remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., there is so much that we could reflect on with regard to this outstanding citizen.

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Be of service this Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Be of service this Martin Luther King Jr. Day

| January 19, 2014

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service provides an opportunity to answer “Life’s most persistent and urgent question…’What are you doing for others?’”

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