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Belafonte Dispute: Martin Luther King, Jr. Documents

Anyone who possesses documents from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has a treasure from one of the greatest men to ever grace our country. Ownership, however, can get a bit tricky, especially when family members of Dr. King argue that they belong to family. Civil rights activist, Harry Belafonte, claimed he owned documents given directly to him by Dr. …

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MLK’s Bible And Nobel Peace Prize To Be Controlled By Court

On Wednesday, Superior Judge Robert McBurney of Fulton County ordered that Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize and Bible be stored inside a safety deposit box. Only the court will know the location and have access to the assets while King’s children sort out their differences. The said items are in the possession of Bernice, King’s daughter, who has …

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Anderson Cooper: ASU Racist Partygoers Are Morons

The public display of apparent racism that occurred at an Arizona State University (ASU) party for Martin Luther King day got quite a reaction. Mostly condemnation, which was plainly addressed when Anderson Cooper made an ‘on-air’ statement, well, more like a reprimand with a bit of aggravation on the side: “Now I know you don’t want to believe that something …

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March on Washington becomes Interactive

“I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.” Powerful words from the civil rights leader and American icon, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King predicted that the March on Washington would go down in history, and it did as well as …

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MLK Jr. Death Anniversary Remembered

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated 45 years ago today at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee. The civil rights leader was in the southern city to support an ongoing strike by the city’s sanitation workers. King was only 39 years old when he died. King was born in Atlanta in 1929 and attended a seminary in Pennsylvania before becoming …

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Youtube: Alicia Keys Sings Happy Birthday To MLK

To celebrate MLK Day today, Alicia Keys took it to YouTube.

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Twitter Responds To MLK Day

January 15 is the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Since 1986, the third Monday in January each year has been set aside in the United States as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The idea of the holiday was first brought up for vote in Congress in 1979, but the bill did not pass. A petition was circulated …

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