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  1. Tavis Smiley: 'Black People Lost Ground' During Obama's PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    Tavis Smiley has written a new book on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. , but on HuffPost Live today, he also weighed in on the current state of black America under President Obama . And while Smiley had no interest in "demonizing" Obama, he did say that black people have to start demanding more of the president because as a whole, African-Americans have not fared well economically in the past few years.


  2. Comic books move beyond early, often clumsy attempts to portray diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    In 2011, Marvel introduced a revamped Spider-Man as Miles Morales, a mild-mannered black-Latino kid from Brooklyn. Marvel Comics Today we find renewed efforts to change the complexion of comic book superheroes.


  3. Jack Reuler: Mixed Blood's complicated artistic directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Star Tribune

    Here's the book on Jack Reuler: He doesn't just want butts in the 200 seats of Mixed Blood Theatre. He wants audiences who don't often get to see themselves portrayed on stage, and this pursuit of pluralistic theater makes him a national leader.


  4. The Daily Show: Big Bang StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Daily Kos

    Last night, Jon Stewart went all in on the Big Bang strategy for dealing with ISIS and unrest in the Middle East. Politician or pundit, no one was spared in his analysis.


  5. The Little School that CouldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | City Journal

    This back-to-school season is rife with excellent education books, including Elizabeth Green's Building a Better Teacher and Dana Goldstein's The Teacher Wars . But anyone who wants insight into how hard it is to build a successful school should pick up Mary Bounds's A Light Shines In Harlem , which tells the story of New York's first charter school, the Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem.


  6. September 11th anniversary marked with Memphis meeting at NCR MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 |

    King was killed by James Earl Ray 40 years ago. 13 years after the World Trade Center bombings, delegates met at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN to discuss recent bombardments on human dignity and our protected rights.


  7. Tasting event kickoffs fundraising for hungeraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Journal and Courier

    Tasting event kickoffs fundraising for hunger effort Five churches aim to raise money for Kids Against Hunger meal packing event Check out this story on Children hold meal packets from Kids Against Hunger, an international humanitarian food-aid organization. Five local churches hold a meal packing event in January each year.


  8. Pizarro: Artistic collaboration between City Lights Theater Company...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Inside Bay Area

    With its new show, "Art," opening next week, City Lights Theater Company just had to look around the block in downtown San Jose to find a creative collaborator in the Institute of Contemporary Art. The Yasmina Reza comedy, which opens Thursday, deals with friendship, contemporary art collecting and the limits of both.


  9. Turning Purple: Could New Voters in Georgia Hand Senate Seat to Democrats?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Instapundit

    First Lady Michelle Obama lent her support to a key Senate campaign Monday at the Georgia voter registration rally at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center in Atlanta. Obama enthusiastically announced support for both Michelle Nunn and Jason Carter, the Democratic candidates for Georgia's Senate seat and governor's office, respectively.


  10. Heavenly Productions, along with ex-New York Knick John Wallace,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    Former New York Knick John Wallace made a stop at Martin Luther King Jr. Academy. Wallace is a board member of Heavenly Productions, a nonprofit founded by Dr. Kathy Reilly Fallon that helps children in need or in distress.


  11. The Coterie Opens 2014-15 Season with Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, 9/23-10/19Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    The Coterie opens its 2014/2015 Season with Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a drama that interweaves the compelling true story of Rosa Parks with dynamic and uplifting songs from the period. Directed by Brad Shaw, Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott will be performed live on stage September 23 - October 19, 2014.


  12. Be a Great Leader. A Great - Servant - LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Sports of Yore

    What He didn't say in that passage is important too. He didn't say that one who is great because they are a servant couldn't also be a leader.


  13. Sweet home Alabama: The skies really are so blueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | USA Today

    The state of Alabama is rich with culture and tradition. While Louisiana is known for its extravagant Carnival festivals, the first known Mardi Gras celebration in North America took place here in Mobile.


  14. Sep 12, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Cross Roads News

    First lady Michelle Obama kicked off her "Reach Higher" education initiative at Atlanta's historic Booker T. Washington High School on Sept. 8 with a rousing call to action for students.


  15. Photo of the week: Can this child compete with the world?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    There are several stories of how some iconic figures in society endured a difficult childhood prompted by poverty. Pictured here is another example of such a struggle.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


  20. The WilliesDON'T Holiday MeRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2009 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- Erwin Knoll, the late publisher of The Progressive, said that in 1991, as the United States went to war against Iraq, "There is no such thing as a just war - never was, never will be."