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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

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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[VIDEO] Dr. Bernice King Talks About Ferguson And The Movie “Selma”

I sat down today with Dr. Bernice King, the youngest child of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King. She is also CEO of the The King Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The […]

WAOK-AM–01/09/2015

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2015 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Holiday Events

The King Center has planned a number of events and activities to celebrate the 2015 MLK Holiday. It will be the 29th Holiday Celebration commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King’s 86th birthday. Below are events that […]

WAOK-AM–01/09/2015

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What You Need To Know In Entertainment – January 2015

January always marks a fresh new start to the year and with it, a plethora of new events, festivals, shows, and films worth checking out.

01/09/2015

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Biden: Selma Beatings Shaped Him, Nation

Vice President Joe Biden said nothing shaped his consciousness more than seeing TV footage of voting rights marchers being beaten by state troopers on Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965.

03/03/2013

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