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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

Touched By His Words: Celebrating The Life Of Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. — wo was born Jan. 15, 1929 — is remembered as the leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. With his leadership and guidance, he was able to impact millions of lives. King […]

01/14/2015

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Dexter King: Ownership Of Bible, Peace Prize Is Only Issue

One of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s sons declined to say Tuesday whether his father’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize and traveling Bible would be sold if a judge rules they belong to the civil rights icon’s estate.

01/13/2015

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Election Day: Politicians And Celebrities Push Get Out To Vote Efforts

A one-time Mayor of Atlanta is doing his part in encouraging voters to go to the polls. Former mayor Bill Campbell says “social media is the best way to reach out to young people, so […]

WAOK-AM–11/04/2014

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Rashad Richey Asks: What If Bernice King Disobeyed The Court Order?

In light of recent developments with the King children saga, I can’t help but wonder what would have happened if things had unfolded a little differently. What if Dr. Bernice King stuck to her guns […]

WAOK-AM–03/10/2014

File photo of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma, Alabama. (credit: Stephen Alvarez/Getty Images)

Selma, Ala. Honors Anniversary Of ‘Bloody Sunday’

Speakers at the commemoration Sunday of a key event in African Americans’ fight for voting rights urged Congress to resurrect the requirement that many southern states get federal approval for changes in election laws.

03/09/2014

Bernice King and Martin Luther King III at the Michael Jackson public memorial service held at Staples Center. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Court To Control MLK Bible And Nobel Peace Prize

A judge plans to order that Martin Luther King Jr.’s bible and Nobel Peace Prize be placed in a safe deposit box controlled by the court pending the outcome of a legal dispute over who owns the items.

02/19/2014

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