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Atlanta Police Chief Georgia Turner and Ebenezer Baptist Church Pastor Dr. Raphael Warnock prepare to address the media. Four small Conferate banners were found outside the church and near the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial site.  Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local

Ebenezer Pastor Calls Confederate Flags Left Near Church A “Terroristic Threat”

Ebenezer Baptist Church Senior Pastor Rev. Raphael Warnock calls the act “a terroristic threat.” Thursday morning, several small Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the church and near the Martin Luther King […]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2015

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Confederate Flags Left Near Rev. Martin Luther King’s Church

Police worked Thursday to identify two white males who were caught on surveillance camera laying Confederate battle flags neatly on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s church.

07/30/2015

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King Center To Mark MLK Slaying With Call To Stop Violence

The nonprofit organization devoted to the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. plans to hold a remembrance on the anniversary of his assassination.

03/25/2015

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Thousands Gather To Commemorate Selma Bloody Sunday Anniversary

Thousands of people gathered in Selma, Alabama on Saturday morning ahead of a speech by President Barack Obama at the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement.

03/07/2015

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Daughter Of Martin Luther King Jr. Arrives In Selma

The daughter of the late Martin Luther King Jr. is in Selma, Alabama for the 50th anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday” civil rights march.

03/07/2015

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Ebenezer Pastor Emeritus Dr. Joseph Roberts Being Remembered As “A Prophet With The Heart Of A Priest”

Ebenezer Baptist Church Pastor Emeritus Rev. Dr. Joseph Lawrence Roberts, Jr. is being remembered as a “visionary leader” and “a gifted preacher and teacher.” Rev. Roberts, who served as Pastor of Ebenezer for 30 years […]

WAOK-AM–02/20/2015

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MLK Estate Drops Lawsuit Against King Center Over Licensing

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s children have resolved one of two legal disputes dividing them.

01/22/2015

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Youngest Participant In 1965 Selma March Describes The Day

On Sunday in New York, the now 64-year-old mother and grandmother showed the scar she still bears on the back of her head from a brutal beating at the hands of an Alabama state trooper during an earlier march when she was 14.

01/18/2015

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‘Selma’ Stars Including Oprah March In Alabama, Honoring MLK

Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie “Selma” marched with hundreds Sunday ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, recalling one of the bloodiest chapters of the civil rights struggle.

01/18/2015

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Officials To Honor MLK Ahead Of Holiday

State officials are planning to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. ahead of Monday’s holiday honoring the civil rights leader.

01/16/2015

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