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  1. Students' unearth missing voices in WWII-era ColliervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Like every small town in America, Collierville sent young men off to World War II and collected scrap tin. But its people, including African-Americans - whose lives are missing from newspaper accounts of the early 1940s - sacrificed in ways now almost lost to history.


  2. Legendary civil rights activist shares stories, experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Joan Trumpauer Mulholland experienced it all as an activist in the early 1960s. She was shot at and cursed, hunted by the Ku Klux Klan and disowned by her family.


  3. Needed Again: Martin Luther King, Jr. for Our TimesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    Content of character, not colour, should be The sole criterion for judgment for a nation You asserted and became an overnight sensation! Thinking of the poor and others on the social margins Always talking of their rights and aspirations A real leader of the masses and international Public figure advocating of real equity, justice and freedom. On April 4, 1968, a radical, a challenger to status quo Was assassinated in the evening at Memphis.


  4. "How The Poor Can Save Capitalism" Continues Top 100 in Categories on Amazon.comRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | John Hope Bryant

    After more than 20 years at the helm of Operation HOPE, America's first and only national nonprofit financial services network for the underserved, I came to them conclusion that the poor, the struggling and the middle class were missing a critical element of their success - The "Memo" on Money. It hit me like a ton of bricks, that 'it was what we didn't know, that we didn't know that was killing us, but we thought we knew!' As a result, communities and people I cared deeply about were both being prayed upon and didn't realize it, and likewise, no matter how smart they might be, they were not able to 'operationalize the aspirational success in their own lives.'


  5. Lowry: One Indiana speech was a call for unityRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    If you go to Arlington National Cemetery and visit the grave site of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, you will see inscribed there, on a memorial wall, words he spoke in Indianapolis, Ind., on an April night in 1968 - shortly after hearing news that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated.


  6. Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Airport North I-85 Offers Lodging for Morehouse College CommencementRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Airport North I-85 offers lodging to guests attending Morehouse College Commencement on May 15, 2016. ATLANTA, GA, May 01, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Airport hotel North I-85 offers convenient lodging for Morehouse College Commencement Weekend.


  7. Nile Rodgers honors Bono and Jimmy Carter at We Are Family Foundation GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    At an event honoring President Jimmy Carter, Bono and Nile Rodgers wowed a New York City crowd at the We Are Family Foundation gala. Bono surprised the audience Friday night when he jumped off the stage at the Hammerstein Ballroom midway into... It was a mutual admiration society as Nile Rodgers honored Bono , and President Jimmy Carter , at the We Are Family Foundation Gala on April 29, 2016 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.


  8. Samuel Billy Kyles, Witness to King's Last Moments, Dies at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    In early 1968, the Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles and another local minister beckoned the Martin Luther King Jr. to Memphis to demonstrate support for a strike by 1,300 black city sanitation workers.


  9. Community leaders gather to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Area community, religious and municipal leaders gathered in Chicago Saturday night to commemorate the 48th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and honor people who lead in the spirit of King. The Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations, led by the Rev.


  10. Daniel Berrigan, defiant priest who preached pacifism, dies at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    This Feb. 16, 1981, photo shows Daniel Berrigan, ex-priest, now political activist on NBC-TV's "Today" show in New York. Michael Benigno, a spokesman for the Jesuits USA Northeast Province, says Berrigan died April 30, 2016, at a Jesuit infirmary at Fordham University.


  11. D.C. celebrates International Jazz DayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Herbie Hancock's fingers danced over the keys like they were on fire, tickling the fancies of those in Dupont Circle who braved the chilly weather to celebrate the opening ceremony of the fifth International Jazz Day. For the first time, D.C. served as the Global Host City of an event meant to bring people all over the world together.


  12. Sixteen years of sidewalk surveysRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | World Magazine

    Longtime WORLD readers are familiar with Joel Belz's visits to his local Walmart-what he calls "the blue-collar crossroads of the nation." There, on the sidewalk outside the front doors, WORLD's founder has asked shoppers their opinions on everything from Social Security to Supreme Court decisions.


  13. Ms. Juneteenth Pageant Seeks Queens-To-BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Young "queens-to-be" are sought for Northcott Neighborhood House's 24th Annual Ms. Juneteenth Pageant.


  14. Houston man wants to contribute to the Confederate MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Orange Leader

    Lee Webster, of Houston, is concerned with the slow progress of the Confederate Memorial of the Wind currently under construction at near the Interstate 10 and Martin Luther King Jr. intersection. "The Confederacy is part of our history," Webster said during a recent phone interview.


  15. Church of Scientology Celebrates 31 Years of Helping the Nashville CommunityRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    The Nashville Church of Scientology held a celebration of the accomplishments it has seen over the past thirty-one years in the city. Church pastor Rev.


  16. Citation expected in attack by 2 dogsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Toledo Blade

    A central Toledo dog owner will be cited after his two dogs attacked and killed a third dog and bit a person Friday. Toledo police were called at 7:46 a.m. to the 1100 block of Fernwood Avenue, near Martin Luther King, Jr., Academy for Boys.


  17. Collective bargaining agreement reached at the Casino at Ocean DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMDT

    Members of UNITE HERE Local 7, employees at the Casino at Ocean Downs, say they have come to a new collective bargaining agreement, which settles the labor dispute between the Casino and its servers, bartenders, slot attendants, cashiers, cleaners and cooks. The new agreement, which was reportedly overwhelmingly approved by workers, includes wage increases of 3% each year on the workers' anniversaries, and a significant increase in the Employer's contribution to the employees' Health Savings Accounts.


  18. Harriet Tubman featured on the new $20 billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    In a letter to the American people, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew announced plans for the new $20, $10 and $5 notes, with the portrait of Harriet Tubman to be featured on the front of the new $20. Secretary Lew also announced plans for the reverse of the new $10 to feature an image of the historic march for suffrage that ended on the steps of the Treasury Department and honor the leaders of the suffrage movement-Lucretia Mott, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Alice Paul.


  19. Armstrong: Harris Wofford is one lucky guyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 |

    THE ANNOUNCEMENT by former U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford that he would marry again Saturday at age 90, this time to a man 50 years his junior, hit the Web like another naked Kim Kardashian selfie. The news didn't break the Internet, but the venerable Democrat, who worked with the Rev.


  20. The week's passagesRead the original story

    Friday | Seattle Times

    Lincoln Clark, 90, stage director and tenor, a mainstay of Seattle Opera for a decade and who had a hand in the company's first, famed "Ring" cycle, died April 22 at his home in Edmonds after a long battle with cancer. Richard Lyons, a founding member of the subversive media-hacking, collage-minded band Negativland, died April 19 in Seattle.