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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Children In New Court Battle Over Legacy

As the nation and world celebrated the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, his two sons and daughter were caught up in their latest fight over control of their father’s legacy.

09/04/2013

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[VIDEO] V-103 and WAOK Remember The March On Washington

A half century ago today – Wednesday August 28, 1963 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed a crowd of 250,000 people from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at the March on Washington. Dr. […]

WAOK-AM–08/28/2013

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Atlanta Sports Fans Have Been Given A Check Marked NSF!

As we prepare to celebrate and honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington where Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have A Dream Speech” I ask this question; Has ownership of […]

WAOK-AM–08/23/2013

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Congress Commemorates 1963 March On Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans and Democrats are meeting in the grand Statuary Hall of the Capitol to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Wednesday’s ceremony was being […]

WAOK-AM–08/01/2013

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Decades After King’s Death, Memphis Jobs At Risk

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Forty-five years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed supporting a historic sanitation workers strike in Memphis, the city’s garbage and trash collectors are fighting to hold on to […]

04/03/2013

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Group Not Allowed To Use Name Of Civil Rights Icon

ATLANTA (AP) — The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has refused to allow the organization that led the effort to build his monument on the National Mall to continue using his name. The Martin […]

03/28/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Black History Month 2013 In Atlanta

February is Black History Month and Atlanta has many events scheduled to help the public celebrate.

02/04/2013

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King’s Daughter: Nonviolence Message Vital As Ever

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Forty-five years later, the violent death of Martin Luther King Jr. throws into stark relief his message of nonviolence. His youngest daughter and other Christian leaders say they need to spread the […]

WAOK-AM–01/16/2013

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Museum To Open Balcony Where MLK Was Shot

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis plans to open the balcony where Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to the public. The museum was built around and includes the old Lorraine Motel, […]

WAOK-AM–11/02/2012

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Republicans Use Image Of MLK To Woo Black Voters

In order to get more votes from the African-American community, the GOP chapter in Texas has decided to post a billboard with Martin Luther King’s picture on it. The billboards are posted in multiple African-American communities, and […]

WAOK-AM–10/29/2012

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