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  1. The Montgomery StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    There are brilliant moments in human history and magical moments in our lives, when our perception of the world is crystal clear and "time" With the U.S. having recently celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King 's birthday, the release of the film Selma , and the publication of Congressman John Lewis' two-part autobiography, March from Top Shelf Productions , perhaps it is time that we take a look at yet another comicbook that talks about Dr. King . The Montgomery Story , which was originally published in January, 1958 relates the events of the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery , Alabama, by African Americans.

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  2. 'Selma' enlivens Dr. King's timelessly powerful message of equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Examiner.com

    Martin Luther King and the civil rights marches of Selma, Alabama, that changed America forever. Based on a true story.

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  3. Review: SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Examiner.com

    Biopics can be a slippery slope in terms of how they are executed as well as how they treat their subject matter. Some try to go for giant, sweeping, epics that show their protagonist or figure as a white knight, clean of flaws and aberrations, an ubermensch of sorts.

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  4. Wynona Lipman followed in the footsteps of her student Dr. Martin Luther King JrRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Examiner.com

    On January 19th, we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day; King was the greatest civil rights leader our nation ever knew. His legacy opened the doors for so many and without his strong voice those doors would have remained closed.

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  5. Do we still live in an age of miraclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Examiner.com

    Many are withholding judgment on the issue of God until they witness some kind of miracle, such as the mind bending ones described in the Bible - from the parting of the Red Sea to Saul being struck blind and being transformed into the Apostle Paul. Mankind is still demanding that the creative power of the universe do a tap dance to catch its attention and lead individuals by the hand to spiritual growth and cultural change.

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  6. Family battle over Martin Luther King's bible heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Examiner.com

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s personal bible and his Nobel Peace Prize medal are at the heart of an ugly family bible.

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  7. 'Selma' Review: A stirring portrait of racial inequalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Examiner.com

    Fifty years ago this month in Selma , Alabama a movement was taking place. The movement was the attempt to secure voting rights for black minorities.

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  8. Review - SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Examiner.com

    You get to a point you think it's never going to happen. Not well at least. After a lot of talk about a Martin Luther King Jr. biopic starting, stopping and doing that dance on repeat, I just thought if we ever got one that it would be some hodgepodge collections of speeches and historical footage.

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  9. It's 2015 and Common Core still a bad idea for AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Examiner.com

    "Add 26 + 17 by breaking apart numbers to make a 10. Use a number that adds with the 6 in 26 to make a 10. Since 6 + 4 = 10, use 4. Think 17 = 4 + 13. Add 26 + 4 = 30. Add 30 + 13 = 43 So 26 + 17 = 43." Common Core third grade math problem sure to cause migraines for parents and children Throughout history, rulers and court intellectuals have aspired to use the educational system to shape their nations. The model was set out by Plato in The Republic and was constructed most faithfully in the Soviet Russia, Fascist Italy, and Nazi Germany...One can see how irresistible a vehicle the schools would be to any social engineer.

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  10. Ava DuVernay's 'Selma' is a painfully resonant and powerful historical dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Examiner.com

    Martin Luther King and the civil rights marches of Selma, Alabama, that changed America forever. Based on a true story.

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  11. 'Selma': DuVernay's accurate masterpiece is a sure hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Examiner.com

    This story is about one of the most important influential actions that helped change the rights for black people in American history forever. A detailed depiction including actual facts and visions of realistic violence builds much emotion about these troubled times in America.

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  12. Selma revisited: from violent racism to reflective compassionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Examiner.com

    While 'Selma' brings history to life on the big screen, offscreen something else has been happening in cities all over the country. Watch as 'Selma' director Ava DuVernay describes what happened when the film was screened for an audience of 50... Welcome to part 3 of this special series on the movie Selma and the community of Selma, Alabama, that inspired it.

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  13. Selma: Why I Write About The Sharp Points of LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Examiner.com

    For the past few days trailers about the movie, Selma and criticisms about its historical accuracy flooded the airways. I'll see the movie regardless of the commentaries because I was there.

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  14. Review: Powerful 'Selma' Not a Biopic About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Examiner.com

    Thanks to David Oyelowo's uncanny portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in " Selma ," all bets are officially off in this year's Oscar race. Oyelowo dominates this film, which is not meant to be a biopic about the legendary civil rights leader.

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  15. The Importance of Civil War BakeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Because of the multitudes of soldiers who needed to be fed, bakeries provided a valuable service to the armies for both sides. One such bakery was located in the basement of the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

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  16. Ava DuVernay talks making of Selma and its nuanced depiction of Dr. KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Examiner.com

    In Philadelphia Tuesday to promote the highly anticipated film " Selma ," which opens in limited release on Christmas Day, acclaimed director Ava DuVernay sat down for an interview to discuss her latest work - which just last week garnered her a historic Golden Globe award nomination as the first African-American woman for Best Director. Selma is the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leading the historic marches to secure voting rights for African-Americans - a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and led to President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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  17. Bethune-Cookman's Jenkins leaves to accept post at Alabama StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    One of Bethune-Cookman head coach Brian Jenkins ' well known phrases he emphasized to his kids was to always "stay in the moment." According to multiple sources, including FootballScoop.com , Bethune-Cookman head coach Brian Jenkins has agreed in principle to accept the same position at Alabama State University.

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  18. There are legal protections and precedents for citizen journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Hussein worked for his family's real estate company before the Syrian uprising became increasingly violent 8 months ago. Frequent bombings and gunfire between President Bashar al-Assad forces and Syrian rebels turned the country into one of the most... Many Examiners may wonder about their legal protections from lawsuit based on opinions that are not considered to be the norm.

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  19. Faulkner Ryan Brooks: Athlete killed during robbery, 3 charged in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Faulkner University students are charged in the fatal shooting of Ryan Brooks this week. The 3 athletes, whose identities were just revealed, have been slapped with the criminal counts while they were attempting to conduct a theft.

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  20. Faulkner student Ryan Brooks dead: 3 students charged in baffling crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Ryan Brooks dead after shot in home invasion. He and three other Faulkner Univeristy sports stars embarked on a robbery, which turned into home invasion with Brooks shot and killed by man protecting his home.

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