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  1. 'Selma's' David Oyelowo creates a tortured soul in HBO's 'Nightingale'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Times-Picayune

    HBO's "Nightingale" is a small film with an indelibly big performance by David Oyelowo, who plays an emotionally damaged man losing himself further after a spasm of off-camera violence. The demands of the one-character drama gave him pause, the British actor said.

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  2. Natalie Portman tells Harvard's graduating class: Use your lack of knowledge as an assetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    Natalie Portman advised graduating Harvard seniors Wednesday to use their inexperience to their advantage, saying she has learned that taking calculated risks can lead to life-changing rewards. The Academy Award-winning actress, speaking at Harvard College's Class Day, cited her work in "Black Swan" as an example of a time she didn't know her own limitations a and it paid off.

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  3. King heirs must join mediation, judge saysRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    A legal battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s traveling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize is headed for court-ordered mediation, and lawyers for both sides said Wednesday that they hope for a lasting resolution to issues that have long divided the civil-rights leader's heirs.

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  4. Man arrested in Florida for Escondido school threatRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

    An 18-year-old Miami man was behind bars Wednesday in that southeastern Florida city on suspicion of masquerading online as another teenager while making an online mass-shooting threat that forced a daylong closure of four Escondido charter schools last year. Fernando Morales will be prosecuted in his home state on charges of fraudulent use of personal identification and unlawful use of a two-way communication device, according to the Escondido Police Department.

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  5. Miami Teen Allegedly Threatened North County SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    An 18-year-old Miami man was behind bars Wednesday in that southeastern Florida city on suspicion of masquerading online as another teenager while making an online mass-shooting threat that forced a daylong closure of four Escondido charter schools last year. Fernando Morales will be prosecuted in his home state on charges of fraudulent use of personal identification and unlawful use of a two-way communication device, according to the Escondido Police Department.

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  6. Natalie Portman urges new Harvard graduates to take chancesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KDWN

    Natalie Portman advised graduating Harvard seniors Wednesday to use their inexperience to their advantage, saying she has learned that taking calculated risks can lead to life-changing rewards. The Academy Award-winning actress, speaking at Harvard College's Class Day, cited her work in "Black Swan" as an example of a time she didn't know her own limitations - and it paid off.

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  7. The Bottom Line | Where are the liberal Koch brothers?Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    You cannot learn that history effectively unless you become a master of American history. The two are too intertwined to pull them apart and learn one without the other.

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  8. What Are We Smoking?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New Yorker

    As someone who was a child in the nineteen-sixties, I remember only a few of the many events that shaped my political consciousness. There were the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, of course, and Connecticut Senator Abraham Ribicoff's speech from the podium of the Democratic National Convention, in 1968 , in which he denounced the city's repulsive mayor, Richard J. Daley: "With George McGovern as President of the United States, we wouldn't have to have Gestapo tactics in the streets of Chicago."

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  9. Jesse Jackson exhorts Oakland teens to pursue tech jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SFGate

    The Rev. Jesse Jackson looks at at a project built by students at Oakland Technical High School during a visit to the school.

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  10. Campbell Schools: Castlemont Elementary opens up its new libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    Photograph by George Sakkestad Castlemont Elementary School principal Ivy Sarrott and Campbell mayor Jeff Cristina cut the ribbon during the grand opening of its new library. Parents and educators from the Campbell Union School District entered Castlemont Elementary's new library May 20 with wide eyes and smiles after months of getting the space ready to serve more than 700 students.

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  11. The WilliesTHE G.O.P. Has Turned on Pandora's MicrophoneRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | American Reporter

    Back when Republicans were still patriots, Members of Congress and the U.S. Senate had an inviolable rule: You don't criticize the President on matters of war and foreign policy. You have his back, as our gangster-talk children say.

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  12. On Native GroundFERGUSON is the Reflection in the MirrorRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | American Reporter

    What's been happening this month in Ferguson, Mo., has been a mirror held up to the face of America, and what's been reflected back has been ugly as hell. We saw an unarmed black youth, Michael Brown, gunned down in broad day on the street, and his body allowed to lay there for four hours before it was removed.

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  13. The WilliesFIGHTING the 'False Majority'Read the original story

    Dec 14, 2013 | American Reporter

    Mandela died on Dec. 5 of old age. Not many revolutionaries get to die in bed at the age of 95. They usually get cut down by assassins, like Gandhi or Martin Luther King Jr. Twenty-seven years in prison couldn't break him.

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  14. EditorialWHAT Happens If Iran Attacks Israel?Read the original story

    Aug 31, 2013 | American Reporter

    The whitewashed, sanitized Martin Luther King Jr. was trotted out on Aug. 24 for the 50th anniversary of the Aug. 28,1963 March on Washington. For too many Americans, their awareness of Dr. King begins and ends with the "I Have a Dream" speech he delivered on the national mall.

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  15. 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.

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  16. 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.

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  17. On Native GroundDANGEROUS Ignorance and Bigotry is Loosed upon Our LandRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2010 | American Reporter

    Like many Americans, I was startled and transfixed by the enormity of the response to Glenn Back's call to "restore honor" in America. More people apparently watched the Beck event than watched Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I have a dream" address at the same site on the same day 47 years ago.

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  18. Dispute over MLK Bible, Nobel prize headed for mediationRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    A legal battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s traveling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize is headed for court-ordered mediation, and lawyers for both sides said Wednesday they hope for a lasting resolution to issues that have long divided the civil rights icon's heirs.

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  19. Peaceful protests are an American traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Times Beacon Record

    Our nation has lately been rocked by protests that are springing up around the country in response to perceived unequal treatment, mostly at the hands of law enforcement. But these sorts of movements are nothing new - Americans of all colors and creeds have a history of protesting the government and bringing about positive change.

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  20. 'Selma's' Oyelowo extends his reach on cableRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | USA Today

    Englishman David Oyelowo attributes at least part of his film success to a seemingly unlikely source: the election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president of the United States. At 'Selma's' Oyelowo extends his reach on cable LOS ANGELES -Englishman David Oyelowo attributes at least part of his film success to a seemingly unlikely source: the election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president of the United States.

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