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  1. Police clash with Baltimore protesters for a second nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 |

    A line of police behind riot shields hurled tear gas canisters and fired pepper balls at as many as 200 protesters Tuesday night to enforce a citywide curfew, imposed after the worst outbreak of rioting in Baltimore since 1968.  Demonstrators threw bottles at police and picked up the canisters and hurled them back at officers. But the crowd rapidly dispersed and was down to just a few dozen people within minutes.  The clash came after a day of high tension but relative peace in Baltimore, as thousands of police officers and National Guardsmen poured in to try to prevent another round of looting and arson like the one that rocked the city on Monday.  It was the first time since the assassination of the Rev.


  2. Dr. Alveda King slams Al Sharpton for using MLK Jr. as political backupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Right Wing News

    The Reverend Al Sharpton is now trying to use the good reputation and memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., to support his defense of the Baltimore riots, declaring that youth were also violent during MLK, Jr.'s era, implying that King condoned it. Fortunately, Dr. Alveda King, MLK Jr.'s niece, was on hand to dispel the propaganda and misuse of her uncle's legacy.


  3. On Native GroundCAN Am Radio Be Saved?Read the original story

    Nov 9, 2013 | American Reporter

    The whitewashed, sanitized Martin Luther King Jr. was trotted out on Aug. 24 for the 50th anniversary of the 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 in 1963.


  4. 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.


  5. 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.


  6. 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.


  7. SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    David Oyelowo stars as Martin Luther King Jr. in this historical drama set during the height of the American civil-rights movement, and depicting the marches from Selma, AL, to the state capital of Montgomery to secure voting rights for black people. Brad Pitt and Oprah Winfrey produce and more Dave White's first movie review was of the animated feature Snoopy Come Home.


  8. Group roots for IDEG boss as EC ChairRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GhanaWeb

    People's Actions to Win Life All-Round , a non- Governmental Organisation has suggested the need for Dr Emmanuel Akwetey, Executive Director of Institute of Democratic Governance , as new boss for the Electoral Commission . The NGO has therefore appealed to President John Dramani Mahama and the Council of State to facilitate the process.


  9. 60,225 days of life, death inside this houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News Journal

    I've added a few stories for them to tell over the past 17 years. It's the first house I ever bought and was able to only with some help from parents about 17 years ago.


  10. D.C. celebrates U Street history during packed Funk ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    Carl Gray Jr. stood on the makeshift stage at the African American Civil War Memorial by the U Street NW Metro station, hyping up the crowd between sets from a lineup of funk bands. "It's not about loot-y, it's about shaking your booty," he shouted, referring to the protests in Baltimore that turned violent last Monday night in the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray from injuries he suffered while in police custody.


  11. Baltimore will unite post Freddie GrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Baltimore Sun

    Baltimore, a city that prides itself on charm and grace, is now in the national spotlight because of its prolonged failure to live up to those aspirations in the treatment of its citizens. Unfortunately, what we are witnessing in Baltimore is the direct result of decades of mistrust between law enforcement and the communities they patrol.


  12. 'Selma' crafts an intimate portrait of the civil rights movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Los Angeles Times

    New Releases, Selma, Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo, Last Five Years, Richard LaGravenese, Anna Kendrick, Mr. Turner, Mike Leigh, Timothy Spall, Winter Sleep, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Black or White, Black Sea, Fifty Shades of Grey, Goodfellas, Lost River, Mad Max The movies just love, love, love history. But history does not love the movies back.


  13. Home video review: 'Selma' creates stirring portrait of MLKRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    It's an impressive historic pageant, but DuVernay has also rescued the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. from his role as a worshiped, sentimentalized secular saint.


  14. Taxpayers are already paying the bill over NJ bridge scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Deseret News

    Asssemblyman John S. Wisniewski listens in as State Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg talks in front of Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Courthouse in Newark, N.J. Friday, May 1, 2015. David Wildstein, a former Port Authority appointee of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, pleaded guilty on charges arising from a federal probe into traffic jams he ordered on the George Washington Bridge, allegedly on behalf of Gov. Christie.


  15. Our Opinion: Road to justice seems always hard, windingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    The violent scenes from Ferguson and Baltimore are not what most Americans want to live among.Deaths allegedly linked to race remind us all that our nation, usually described as a Christian nation here in the evangelical Protestant South, hasn't caught up with the pace set by Jesus in tearing down the barriers based on invented distinctions cooked up to support somebody's views of superiority or the false belief that might makes right. The Rev.


  16. After cleanup from Baltimore riots, some fear economic scars will lingerRead the original story

    Friday | The Baltimore Sun

    Baltimore, Md--4/28/15--Left to right, Ishawn Nelson, 12, his sister, Marae Nelson, 9, E. Baltimore, and LaQuicha Harper, Sandtown, sweep the area outside the CVS on North and Pennsylvania Avenues. The store was looted and set on fire on Monday night during a riot.


  17. American me: Latinos were here all alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Denver Post

    As Americans celebrate Cinco de Mayo with margaritas and street tacos, I'll be bracing for an odd claim that seems to crop up this time of year. Without question, many Americans will assert, "Latinos are the newest wave of immigrants in the United States," arriving not-so-fashionably late.


  18. From Sherlock Holmes to The War of the Worlds: 13 E-Books Students Can Read For FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The White House

    This discussion builds on the President's ConnectEd initiative to ensure all students have access to a cutting edge classroom. The plan includes $250 million in e-book commitments from as well as a slate of independent publishers of books and magazines .


  19. Martin Luther King Jr. sculpture unveiled at state CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Times Herald-Record

    The work is made of Steuben glass and was commissioned by Corning Inc. Entitled "Seeds of Enlightenment," the work is the centerpiece of a small memorial for the civil rights leader in the Empire State Plaza Concourse below the Capitol building.


  20. Unfair and unlovely: We still fear 'getting dark'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2010 |

    Be comfortable in your own skin, says Aarti Iyer. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh It's summer, and most want nothing more than to laze by the pool or on the beach, catching a coveted tan.