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Here are the Martin Luther King Jr. words that inspire today's social justice leaders

Here are the Martin Luther King Jr. words that inspire today's social justice leaders

49 seconds ago   |   KCRA

More than a half a century has passed since Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial calling for freedom and equality.
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Biden aims for unifying speech at daunting moment for US

30 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

President-elect Joe Biden will take the stage for his inaugural address at perhaps the most difficult starting point for a president since Franklin Roosevelt began his first...
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United We Serve: Watch America Honor MLK With National Day Of Service For Joe Biden And Kamala Harris' Inauguration

1 hour ago   |   News One   |   2 articles

Happy MLK Day! President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be honoring and celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with a...
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The Role Of The National Civil Rights Museum Is Upholding MLK's Legacy

The Role Of The National Civil Rights Museum Is Upholding MLK's Legacy

1 hour ago   |   News One

The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, stands as a monument to Dr. Martin Luther King ‘s legacy while also documenting the ongoing civil...
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Martin Luther King III on how Senator-elect Raphael Warnock comes from the 'King tradition'

Martin Luther King III on how Senator-elect Raphael Warnock comes from the 'King tradition'

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Georgia's new Senator-elect Reverend Raphael Warnock has already made history. He'll be Georgia's first Black senator. He's part of a newly purple...
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From ‘Selma' To ‘One Night In Miami'-10 Titles To Stream In Honor Of MLK And The Fight For Civil Rights

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Today, as the nation celebrates King's life and recognizes the ongoing fight against systemic racism, here's where you can watch 'Selma' and other films about the movement for...
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Movies to Stream for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

Seven recent films help commemorate King's legacy in fighting for racial justice.
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Why the Environmental Justice Movement Should Think Locally

4 hours ago   |   The New Republic

On a chilly December morning, Gabriel Jamison stood in front of a construction site in Brownsville, Brooklyn, with a sign and a megaphone. “National Grid has the nerve to sit...
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Siena poll: After historic year of protests, race relation views unchanged

5 hours ago   |   Times Union

Despite a year that saw the largest and most lasting public demonstrations for racial justice in a generation, New Yorkers this year have roughly the same assessment of the...
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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to be sworn in by Justice Sonia Sotomayor and use a Bible owned by Thurgood Marshall

8 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday while using a Bible once owned by West Baltimore-born Supreme Court...
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What President-elect Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

What President-elect Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

Here's what a 50-50 Senate really gets - and doesn't get - President-elect Joe Biden as he takes office Read more ...

'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with President Trump?

'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with President Trump?

The 32-year tradition could be in peril this year. President Trump has vowed not to attend President-elect Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. That makes it less likely Trump... Read more ...

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider threats ahead of...

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider threats ahead of inauguration

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Sunday that officials are conscious of potential threats, but he and other leaders say they have seen no evidence of any threats Read more ...

Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Rohit Chopra to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to four sources familiar with the decision... Read more ...

Todd Bowles interviewing for Eagles' head coaching vacancy

Todd Bowles interviewing for Eagles' head coaching vacancy

Former Jets head coach Todd Bowles is interviewing for the Eagles' vacant head coaching job on Monday, according to reports. Bowles, who is currently the Buccaneers' defensive... Read more ...

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brian Staley as the team's head coach. Read more ...

Russian judge rules Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny must spend 30 days in jail

Russian judge rules Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny must spend 30 days in jail

"The court arrested Navalny for 30 days. Until February 15," the judge's spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh said on Twitter. Read more ...

Activists to rally against white supremacy on MLK Day outside Dirksen Courthouse

Activists to rally against white supremacy on MLK Day outside Dirksen Courthouse

CHICAGO - A rally against white supremacy on Martin Luther King Jr. Day is scheduled for Monday afternoon outside the Dirksen United States Courthouse in the Loop. A large... Read more ...

Man lived inside O'Hare Airport for 3 months before detection: prosecutors

Man lived inside O'Hare Airport for 3 months before detection: prosecutors

CHICAGO - A man who was living inside O'Hare International Airport managed to escape detection for three months, according to prosecutors. Aditya Singh, 36, is charged with... Read more ...

Iowa events honor Martin Luther King Jr

Iowa events honor Martin Luther King Jr

Several events will be held throughout Iowa Monday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Read more ...