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  1. Diversity Leadership Council adds faculty category to Diversity Leadership AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    The University of Chicago's Diversity Leadership Council is seeking nominations for the Diversity Leadership Awards it presents during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in January. Since 2009 a member of the UChicago alumni community and the UChicago staff have received the award.


  2. Ben Bradlee interviews MLK on "Face The Nation" in 1964Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS News

    Legendary journalist Benjamin Bradlee, who passed away Tuesday appeared on "Face The Nation" fifty years ago, when he interviewed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The episode aired on May 10, 1964, during the peak of the civil rights era. Nearly a year had passed since the March on Washington but Congress still had not passed any major civil rights legislation.


  3. Ga. electorate shrinks; fewer new voters are whiteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    Amid a scramble for political supremacy in rapidly changing Georgia, Democrats and Republicans are pointing fingers over the handling of as many as 50,000 voter registration forms as the Nov. 4 election looms.


  4. Alveda King: Obama Proves Skin-Color Voting Doesn't Help BlacksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Max

    Alveda King, niece of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is at sharp odds with the Rev.


  5. Veteran Journalist Dennis Turner Joins News 3 StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WSIL

    Broadcast news veteran Dennis Turner joins southern Illinois ABC station WSIL-TV as anchor and senior reporter. Turner comes from WREG-TV in Memphis, where he spent 25 years as an anchor/reporter.


  6. HOPE Report for 10/21/14 - Operation HOPE Announces Jacques Attali as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | John Hope Bryant

    Each week Operation HOPE sends out a newsletter highlighting achievements, events, articles, people from HOPE and people who have been impacted by HOPE's services. Bill Clinton: Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World In this bestselling and inspirational book, former U.S. President Bill Clinton features the work of Operation HOPE, and its founder, John Hope Bryant.


  7. On Native GroundIF You Can't Win, Cheat: the Gop Plan for the Electoral CollegeRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2013 | American Reporter

    The weight of history was unavoidable. The first African-American to be elected twice to the presidency.


  8. Passings: David Sanchez-JuliaoWISDOM of the StreetRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2011 | American Reporter

    Feb. 11, 2011, will be a day that will live forever in the hearts of Egyptians - the day that Hosni Mubarak finally swept into the dust heap of fallen tyrants. The bravery shown by ordinary Egyptians against incredible odds was amazing to see.


  9. EDITORIAL | Fear factorRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    While the current possibility of religious extremists striking close to home hasn't instilled fear in people's minds - even after the terrorist bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon, the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Day march in Spokane, Wash., and the 1999 bomb threat at the Seattle Center's New Year's festivities - the Ebola virus has. Seattle's Harborview Medical Center is one of five hospitals across the country to recently agree to take in American Ebola patients airlifted from West Africa.


  10. River trail dedicated in Colonial HeightsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Hopewell News

    The Colonial Heights community gathered on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the unveiling of the third phase of the Appomattox River Greenway Trail, a 3,500-foot scenic portion of a nearly decade long project to build a recreational path that winds along the banks of the Appomattox River. Since the trail's inception in 2005, residents have witnessed the gradual construction of what will become several miles of a riverside trail that connects from Roslyn Landing Park to the Appamattuck park.


  11. Man charged after police say he jumped off bridgeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Hopewell News

    Police say they have arrested a man who jumped from the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge during a pursuit several months ago. At 5:39 p.m. Friday, July 4, Virginia State Police Trooper W.K. Johnson was traveling along the Boulevard in Colonial Heights when he observed an equipment violation on a passing vehicle.


  12. Alveda King: Police Should Re-Examine How They Defend SelvesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Max

    As a grand jury weighs charges against a white police officer who fatally shot a young black man in Ferguson, Missouri, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. says authorities need to re-evaluate how officers defend themselves. "We have to re-examine what defense means, what a fair amount of force is .


  13. GA--Georgia News Digest 6 pm, GARead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Hello! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Georgia. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Atlanta bureau at 404-522-8971 or


  14. News of the day from across the nation, Oct. Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    Abduction charge: The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005. The indictment against Jesse Matthew Jr. also charged him with attempted capital murder.


  15. Academy Awards Fast FactsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Valley News Live

    February 22, 2015 - The 87th annual Academy Awards will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, with Neil Patrick Harris hosting for the first time. March 2, 2014 - The 86th annual Academy Awards are televised live from Hollywood on ABC, with Ellen DeGeneres hosting for the second time.


  16. Teresa Giudice asks to serve term in halfway houseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, center, and his wife, Teresa Giudice, right, of Montville Township, N.J., walk toward the Martin Luther King Jr. Courthouse before a court appearance, in Newark, N.J. Teresa Giudice is petitioning to serve most of her federal prison sentence in a ... (more)


  17. GA--Georgia News Digest 1:30 pm, GARead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Hello! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Georgia. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Atlanta bureau at 404-522-8971 or


  18. Dr. Alveda King: Obama's Cousin Pookie Reference DisturbingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News Max

    President Barack Obama's reference to Cousin Pookie during a couple of recent campaign stops is very disturbing, Dr. Alveda King tells Newsmax. "We are dealing with such serious issues in our nation and to relegate that to a Cousin Pookie - we get the reference, we understand what that means, but we have educated, intelligent people in our nation who are concerned about the moral bankruptcy" of the country, King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., told J.D. Hayworth on "America's Forum" on Newsmax TV Tuesday.


  19. Nominations are currently being accepted for the 18th annual Columbia Values Diversity AwardsRead the original story

    Yesterday | GO Columbiamo

    The Office of Cultural Affairs is now accepting nominations for the 18th annual Columbia Values Diversity Awards. The awards show appreciation for individuals, families, organizations and groups who have had significant impact in the community promoting diversity and cultural understanding.


  20. All schools to reopen todayRead the original story

    Monday | The Daily Herald

    The roads will be a hub of activity today as students and teachers return to school after a week-long closure due to Hurricane Gonzalo, which pummelled the island last week Monday evening. Education Minister Patricia Lourens-Philip said Sunday that all schools will reopen their doors today, Monday.