Martin Luther King Day
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  1. Presidents Day Weekend Won't Come Between Americans And Their Work EmailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 |

    ... weekends are created equal. Columbus Day seems to function as a working holiday for most Americans. Martin Luther King Day, similarly, doesn't come between people and their normal email routine. President's Day falls squarely in the middle-people ...


  2. While segregated churches remain the norm, efforts made to effect changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Post and Courier

    ... followed by a large group discussion. They convened once more, last month, at Circular on Martin Luther King Day to worship together and acknowledge common social and political concerns. The combined services, and the large-scale social justice ...


  3. Hampden boys pull away from Brunswick in quarterfinal winRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The Hampden Academy boys basketball team has been unbeatable at home for more than five years, with 47 consecutive victories since Martin Luther King Day in 2010. But the Augusta Civic Center has become quite the home away from home for coach Russ Bartlett's club.


  4. Region braces for another blast of cold and snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... feel for the plow drivers and the people who operate the machinery. It's been nonstop for them since Martin Luther King Day. We've had snowy winters but nothing where it's been one storm after another like this." Eventually this stuff will melt and ...


  5. How Activists Are Responding to the NYPD's Attempts to Thwart Black Lives MatterRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Common Dreams

    The New York Police Department has reportedly been giving young adults free tickets to screenings of "Selma," and last month, on Martin Luther King Day, officers with the 81st Precinct in Brooklyn's drove a group of local teens to see the film , which depicts the historic march for voting rights. At the same time, however, the NYPD has sought to thwart, criminalize and defame the current incarnation of civil rights activism underway in New York, treating the Black Lives Matter movement as a threat on par with terrorism.


  6. 10 President's Day Sales, Because We Can't Stop Shopping in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Houston Press

    President's Day may be the most forgotten Winter holiday. We roll out the red carpet for Valentine's Day and Martin Luther King Day has a parade, but good old Prez Day gets no love, unless you are a career shopper.


  7. Lee County schools to start Aug. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 |

    The district's school board approved its 2015-16 calendar during Tuesday's regular meeting. The final day of classes will be on May 20, with graduation on May 21. Holidays include Labor Day , Columbus Day , Thanksgiving , Christmas , Martin Luther King Day , President's Day , spring break and Easter .


  8. DreamWorks Animation Spends $1 Million to Win Oscar for 'Your Dragon 2'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 |

    ... Oscar categories. Oprah Winfrey, a producer and actor in the Oscar-nominated film Selma, marched in a Martin Luther King Day parade in January. Viacom's The blog Deadline Hollywood noted that more than 30 actors from Oscar-nominated films attended ...


  9. Abraham Lincoln was a great man, but a man of his timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... outcome of merging the birthdays. Lincoln's birthday also diminished in significance with the rise of Martin Luther King Day as a January holiday. This is not surprising. King was not only important in shaping American history -- for those over 60 ...


  10. Deep Run, Godwin students compete in All-Star Basketball League designed to help children succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    ... education instructor at Deep Run and organizer of the league, said. The league runs from around Martin Luther King Day through March with about one game a week. The Eagles and Wildcats ended Thursday's contest in a tie. Balla said the game is less ...


  11. Preston finance board avoids holiday meeting conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Day

    ... Monday of the month regardless of holidays. That decision became controversial when the board met on Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 19. Chairman Jerry Grabarek and member David Cannon walked out of the meeting. Grabarek said Thursday that the Feb. ...


  12. Memphis Panel's open race dialogue opened hearts, mindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | USA Today

    ... in politics, business and the arts. Modeane Thompson, an African-American Panelist who was honored on Martin Luther King Day this year by the city for her civil-rights work, calls the Panel's mission "not only timely, but inspired." The Panel "was ...


  13. Viewpoint: Next door to the BarkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... family on the street. Memories of that "warning" letter came back to me last month after attending a Martin Luther King Day event where they spoke of the lingering civil rights in this country. A black clergyman told what it was like to move to a ...


  14. Students Mass Against 'Hebdo'-Fueled Hate Speech, Disrupt Tuition ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Nation

    ... a statement disaffiliating the views of the university from those of the professor. On January 19, Martin Luther King Day, sixty-eight Stanford students were arrested for blocking the San Mateo Bridge as part of nationwide #ReclaimMLK demonstrations ...


  15. Black Heritage trails matter in February -- and every day -- in New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 |

    last to recognize Martin Luther King Day with official state commemoration - celebrates the life of Harriet Wilson in Milford NH and honors JerriAnne Boggis who brought this first African-American novelist out of the shadows of history with a ...


  16. Dennis Lynch 2016: 8 Facts About Political Background of GOP Presidential HopefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | News Max

    ... control and more individual empowerment," Lynch said. 6. From Lynch's Facebook page , his thoughts on Martin Luther King Day, 2015: "Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and I have to believe the man is rolling over in his grave. He was a brave man ...


  17. POYi Winning Photos: Is the Freeway the New Protest Battle Ground?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | BAGnewsNotes

    ... familiar touchstones are consistently and nostalgically recalled. One of the best examples came on Martin Luther King Day this year, as commemorated (and widely covered in the media) by the cast of the movie, Selma - actors representing King, and ...


  18. School snow day cancellations piling upRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    ... them if need be," said Carbondale Area Superintendent Joseph Gorham. "I don't like to take away from Martin Luther King day and I really don't like to touch the Easter holiday. Those two times are really sacred to many people in the region." Closed ...


  19. A Reader Questions Whether Connecticut Farm Boys Really Were AbolitionistsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | VDARE

    Peter Brimelow's excellent January 19 essay, Time to Rethink Martin Luther King Day raised some uncomfortable, but essential, questions that most Americans have, for the past few decades, succeeded in avoiding. For that he deserves our sincere thanks.


  20. Burke CountyRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | CNDNEWS

    ... warm January weather is just too good not to take advantage of. Thanks to daycare being closed on Martin Luther King Day, Braden and I got to do just that. We had no plans for the day so we headed to Devils Lake for some pike action. I have told you ...