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  1. Op-ed: Ireland's Marriage Decision Will Reverberate Around the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Advocate

    As all eyes in this nation are locked on the Supreme Court while those nine justices weigh whether to finally bring marriage equality to all 50 states, another country - Ireland - is approaching a historic milestone in the long winding road toward full equality. On May 22 , voters in Ireland will go to the polls and be confronted with a very simple question: whether or not to make their nation just a bit more equal and allow loving same-sex couples to marry.

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  2. CU's Wes Carter presents paper in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Columbia Magazine

    CU's Wes Carter presents paper in Nashville By Joan C. McKinney , news and publications coordinator NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Wes Carter, assistant director of Church Outreach at Campbellsville University, recently presented a paper on Dr. C.T. Vivian at the Baptist Heritage and History Society at the BHHS conference in Nashville, TN, at American Baptist College.

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  3. Figure out why Blatter will remain FIFA boss...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Rediff.com

    'He understands the cultures of different parts of the world so it is no coincidence that most of the members would vote for him' nless the world of soccer shifts on its axis at the end of this month, Sepp Blatter will be re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term at the annual congress of world soccer's governing body in Zurich. It is almost inconceivable that any of the 79-year-old's three challengers, Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan of FIFA's executive committee, Dutch FA president Michael van Praag or former World Footballer of the Year Luis Figo will unseat him.

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  4. EPA approach will hurt KansansRead the original story

    Thursday | Manhattan Mercury

    Charles Steele Jr. is president and CEO of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, a civil rights organization co-founded by Martin Luther King Jr. The EPA wants to greatly reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-burning power plants and wants governors across the country to close the coal-fired plants in their states.

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  5. Food Bank donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Warwickonline.com

    The eight Panera Breads in Rhode Island recently made a $9,817 donation to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.

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  6. Hairspray set to hold an audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Shepparton News Online

    A time when Frankie Valli was on the wireless, Fridays were spent at the local diner and phone calls were occasional and definitely immobile. Jackie O inspired millions of women worldwide to wear their hair as high as they could and Martin Luther King Jr stirred a worldwide civil rights movement.

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  7. Group wants to 'regulate responsible adult use' of marijuanaRead the original story

    Thursday | Verde Independent

    A second group launched its own effort Tuesday to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Arizona, potentially putting both campaigns in jeopardy. The new group, known as the Campaign to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana, filed the necessary paperwork Tuesday to start gathering signatures for a proposal to let adults use the drug for recreational use.

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  8. White Nationalist Peter Brimelow: Texas Must Secede to Protect 'White Rights'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Little Green Footballs

    The latest buzzphrase constantly tossed around by white supremacists is "cultural Marxism," and racist icon Peter Brimelow was tossing it with abandon at the "American Renaissance" conference in Tennessee last month, as he called for Texas to secede from the United States to protect "white rights." Speaking at the white nationalist American Renaissance conference last month in Tennessee, conservative author and onetime CPAC speaker Peter Brimelow argued that instead of promoting unity, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day "has just turned into anti-white indoctrination."

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  9. Operation HOPE, Mayor Michael Duggan and Fifth-Third Bank Launch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | John Hope Bryant

    Operation HOPE Collaborates with Fifth Third Bank and City of Detroit through Bank On Detroit to Open the First HOPE Inside Location in the State of Michigan. See speeches from Senior VP of Fifth Third Byna Elliot, President of Fifth Third, Eastern Michigan David Girodat, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and CEO, Founder of Bank on Detroit Councilwoman Joann Waston and Founder of Operation HOPE John Hope Bryant.

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  10. Historical Novel Bravo Atlanta is ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    The times they are a-changin', sang Bob Dylan. Segregation is ending in the South and a new day of racial equality is dawning in this stunning novel about a courageous young Southern woman named Sassy Sonja .

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  11. U.S. high schools to receive free copy of 'Selma'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Newsday

    Every high school in the United States -- public and private -- will receive a free copy of the DVD of "Selma." The movie depicts the march that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery to secure equal voting rights for African-Americans.

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  12. "It's Gonna Take A Miracle!" WowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Hudson Valley Press

    Taking into consideration what I've been experiencing in the past two weeks my heart is overwhelmed. I cannot believe what I've already known for many years, but it's very painful to see the hard-cold reality of the past still being in existence today.

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  13. Friends remember Joe Person as a family man of integrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Mercury-Register

    Chico >> Friends and family of Joe Person Sr. will gather next week to remember a man who was a role model, community organizer, an advocate for civil rights and an expert with the barbecue. One of his most recent achievements was helping to organize placement of a monument at Community Park on 20th Street in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Person, with the help of the community, also convinced the city to rename a south Chico roadway Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.

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  14. 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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  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. Angry white people shout down protest against 'racist' prosecution of black Ohio judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Raw Story

    Neo-Nazis disrupted a protest Wednesday in Cincinnati against racial injustice, complaining that civil rights activists were engaged in "white genocide" by trying to end white supremacy. A group of local ministers called on Major League Baseball - which will hold its All-Star Game this summer in the city - to stand with them against racist policies in the criminal justice system, reported the Cincinnati Enquirer .

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  17. PBS hopes a springboarda will propel two new kidsa showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Current

    Bags with logos for Nature Cat and Ready Jet Go! await attendees May 13 at the PBS Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. PBS Kids will use a "springboard strategy" to launch two upcoming programs, taking advantage of PBS's three highest viewing days to build audience.

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  18. Blatter is 'champion manipulator'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    Unless the world of soccer shifts on its axis at the end of this month, Sepp Blatter will be re-elected as Fifa president for a fifth term at the annual congress of world soccer's governing body in Zurich. It is almost inconceivable that any of the 79-year-old's three challengers, Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan of Fifa's executive committee or former World Footballer of the Year Luis Figo will unseat him.

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  19. Final farewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsReview.com

    Joe Person and his wife, Pearl, during his efforts to get a memorial and street name dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. Chico lost a greatly respected member of the community May 13 with the passing of Joe Person - civil rights activist, restaurateur, master of the barbecue, college librarian and champion of social justice who worked tirelessly to get both a park memorial and street name changed in honor of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Person, 85, was born and raised in Russell County, Ala., where he met and married his wife, Pearl. Between Russell County and Chico, the couple lived in Chicago for three years, moving there in 1953, right after Joe, a Korean War vet, was discharged from the Army.

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  20. Historical Novel from SBPRA Traces the Biggest Civil Rights Events of the 1960sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    "The background of this fascinating read tells an important story of events that shaped the civil rights era of American history." - Robert Fletcher, CEO of Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency The times they are a-changin', sang Bob Dylan.

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