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  1. Jesse Jackson sang Donald Trump's praises for advancing 'diversity'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Spero News

    Back in 1998 and 1999, Donald Trump was the guest of honor at the annual Wall Street Conference held by Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow PUSH Coalition.


  2. Beilue: Symbol too broad, cause too vagueRead the original story w/Photo

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    Nearly 50 years ago, long before Colin Kaepernick decided to sit this one out, there was a national anthem protest that shook America. Even though I was only 10 years old, I remember it well.


  3. Their churches are divided by race, but these pastors want them to unite under GodRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The Rev. James W. Goolsby, Jr., senior pastor of the First Baptist Church, left, and the Rev.


  4. Alicia Keys Stopped Wearing Makeup and the World Is Still Having a Hard Time AdjustingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | E! Online

    Alicia Keys took to Twitter today to clarify her position after her controversial appearance at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards last night. The Grammy-winning mother of two honored Martin Luther King Jr. and spoke pointedly about equality while presenting Best Male Video to Calvin Harris who, not coincidentally, couldn't have achieved what he did on the song without Rihanna .


  5. Did you know the Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial has a secret?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Voice of America

    In the United States, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is nearly synonymous with the civil rights movement. This week VOA's Steve Miller takes you to his memorial in Washington and shares with you its secrets.


  6. The Lower Ninth, 11 years after KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    It's hard to find an area in or around New Orleans that wasn't scarred by Hurricane Katrina and the floods that swallowed so many neighborhoods and then refused to recede. During the storm, the Lower Ninth Ward was wrecked by wind, rain and flooding from a levee breach.


  7. 50 Years Ago, Martin Luther King Jr. Fought For Open Housing In ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    The Chicago Freedom Movement was a push for open housing and an end to Chicago slums. We no longer support commenting on stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook , Twitter , email , and many other platforms.


  8. Carter Says Disparities Keeping Underprivileged From Better LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily News

    Last week, former President Jimmy Carter and nearly 1,500 volunteers flocked to Uptown to build 19 homes that will help improve the lives of underprivileged Memphians. In between swinging hammers, Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter took time to visit the blues bars of Beale Street.


  9. Watch live:Police, citizens, talk about use of force, training and diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Dr. Forrest Crawford, co-founder and inaugural chair of the Martin Luther King Jr. commission, shakes hands with Gov. Gary Herbert at the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Commission in Utah as well as International Human Rights Day at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015.


  10. Neighbor churches, split on race lines, work to heal divideRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon - one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown.


  11. New iPhones are coming: Here's what to expect from Apple's event next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Apple sent out invitations Monday to a "special event" on Sept. 7 in San Francisco, where it is expected to unveil a new iPhone model.


  12. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016: LePage's intolerable antics, conservation land-grabsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The prophet Jeremiah speaks, "Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not." While our state must endure two more years of Gov. Paul LePage's antics , threats and insults, we do not have to suffer in silence.


  13. Rare Jackie Robinson documents get national tourRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    Rare Jackie Robinson contracts get national tour, deserve permanent home Just one copy of Robinson's agreement with the Brooklyn Dodgers remains. Check out this story on It's the original Jackie Robinson contracts, the minor-league one signed in 1943 with the Montreal Dodgers, and of course, the April 11, 1947 contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers.


  14. 'Southside' taps special relationships: Film about Barack and...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    When Barack Obama was first elected president on the night of Nov. 4, 2008, and took the stage in Grant Park in his hometown of Chicago, black people saw what all of America and the world saw. But what many of them felt was very different.


  15. Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Four-Part SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Glenn Beck

    This week marks the 53rd anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s I Have a Dream speech. Most people know that MLK was a Baptist minister and civil rights hero.


  16. Watch Alicia Keys' Powerful Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. at the VMAsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Time

    The "In Common" singer took the stage, bare-faced and beautiful , to deliver a moving tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 53rd anniversary of his "I Have a Dream" speech , in the form of a poem.


  17. September is the best monthRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    It's time to put this argument to rest once and for all: September is the best month of the year. Not only does the weather in autumn provide a sampling of each of the year's best offerings - a little heat in September, morning frost in October, a pleasantly warm day in November, a satisfyingly cold afternoon in December - but the year's best holidays also highlight the season.


  18. Why Are We So Obsessed With Alicia Keys' Bare Face?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Refinery 29

    This is Alicia Keys. You know, the singer whose voice sounds like liquid gold being poured into your ears by angels? Last night, she stopped by the VMAs to sing a cappella and read a poem inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. about love and equality.


  19. When Liberalism Came ApartRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The American Prospect

    Attorney General Robert Kennedy uses a bullhorn to address black demonstrators, June 14, 1963, at the Justice Department. The demonstrators marched to the White House, then to the District Building, and wound up-officially-at the Justice Department.


  20. First Baptist churches, separated by race, work to heal divideRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Deseret News

    The Rev. James W. Goolsby, Jr., senior pastor of the First Baptist Church, left, and the Rev.