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Published Date: 2/21/2015
Malcolm X was one of the most influential African-American leaders of the 20th century. Standing as a counterpoint to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s philosophy of nonviolent action toward civil rights, Malcolm X was known for urging his followers to fight for civil...
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Published Date: 2/19/2015
On Sunday, Feb. 22, “Selma” will go up against nine other films in competition for the Academy Award for Best Picture. It's one of several biopics in the running, but stands apart from the rest. That's because each of its characters is based on a real person who was...
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Published Date: 1/30/2015
Coretta Scott King was the widow of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., but she was also so much more. While her husband was alive, she worked by his side as one of the leaders of the civil rights movement. After King's assassination in 1968, she carried on his legacy,...
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Published Date: 1/15/2015
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired millions during his lifetime to demand human rights for all people, and in the decades since his death he has become an icon for the ideals of nonviolent civil disobedience against unjust laws. In 1964 he won the Nobel Peace...
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Published Date: 1/15/2015
In his honor of Dr. Martin Luther King on his birthday, we are sharing some of the moments in his life that were also key moments in the lives of others. In fact, these events were important enough that they are included in the obituaries for these individuals who...
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Published Date: 12/31/2014
Singer-songwriter Odetta was one of the key influences on the folk music revival of the 1950s and '60s – Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and Janis Joplin are among the artists who were deeply inspired by her music. And it wasn't just other singers who took inspiration from...
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