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Redding News Review Sunday August 1

Rob Redding’s “Resurrection” A Top Seller

ATLANTA – Rob Redding’s e-book this week landed in the top 5 on the list of “Hot New Releases” and “Amazon Best Sellers” listing for the “Top 100” books in less than a week.Redding’s “Resurrection: A Historical Anthology […]


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Book: William Whipper Should Get Credit For MLK’s Nonviolent Resistance

Today on the show, Rob Redding says that on this anniversary of Martin Luther King’s death that a relatively unknown black man and not Gandhi should get more credit for creating nonviolent resistance theory. Redding’s […]


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James Earl Ray Papers Released

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – James Earl Ray, convicted killer of Dr. Martin Luther KingJr., once told his lawyer that he doubted a jury would believe that white racists were responsible for the slaying. His comment […]


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Rep. Johnson Celebrates MLK Day

LITHONIA, GA – Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) honored the memory and legacy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by attending services for the civil rights icon at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the […]


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New Citizens Get Ready To Take The Oath

ATLANTA (AP)-About 100 new U.S. citizens will participate in a naturalization ceremony at the King Center in Atlanta in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. The ceremony is planned for Friday at […]


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Occupy the Dream

Civil rights leaders and members of the African-American clergy are launching the “Occupy the Dream” project. Occupy the Dream organizers say the movement plans to address income inequality and economic injustice through the revitalization and […]


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NAACP Objects to Marker (Part 1)

ATLANTA (WAOK) Martin Luther King Jr Drive will soon see a commemorative marker that is not sitting too well with local NAACP leaders. To mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War a marker will […]



A Bomb on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The FBI is offering a reward for information about a bomb found along the downtown route of the Martin Luther King Day parade in Spokane, Washington.  The FBI says a backpack found Monday morning on […]


Dick Gregory vs Andrew Young Over MLK Comments

Dick Gregory wants an explanation of some comments Andrew Young made in the case of an FBI informant.


I Have A Dream: 47th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Listen to Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech