Martin Luther King

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice."

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice."
On 25 March 1965, Martin Luther King led thousands of nonviolent demonstrators to the steps of the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, after a 5-day, 54-mile march from Selma, Alabama, where local African Americans, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) had been campaigning for voting rights.
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Herman Cain Insists (Wrongly) that Martin Luther King Jr. 'Did Not Preach Class Warfare'

Herman Cain Insists (Wrongly) that Martin Luther King Jr. 'Did Not Preach Class Warfare'
Herman Cain became the latest politician to whitewash Martin Luther King, Jr.’s record, attacking Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) for citing King while promoting his proposed financial transaction tax. Cain said that King wouldn’t support such a measure because “class warfare wasn’t his thing.”
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GOP Group in OR to Raffle Off AR-15 Rifle for MLK Day

GOP Group in OR to Raffle Off AR-15 Rifle for MLK Day
The Multnomah County Republican Party is pumped that Martin Luther King Day and Abraham Lincoln's birthday are both on the way. To kick off the celebrations they are raffling off an AR-15 assault rifle.
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Let's Not Forget Martin Luther King Jr's Radical Legacy

On the 50th anniversary of the "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom," much of Martin Luther King Jr's message is being missed by both politicians and pundits. "I have a dream" may be what is remembered most frequently, but Dr. King's legacy is much deeper than the marketing line suggests and it's one that includes some radical ideas.
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New Yorker Uses MLK and RFK Assassinations for Snowden Character Assassination

New Yorker Uses MLK and RFK Assassinations for Snowden Character Assassination
Under the guise of applauding the good results achieved from the very deeds that forces a person into exile, Jeffrey Toobin of The New Yorker has cobbled together a bizarre attack on Edward Snowden. And he does so by using the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy as an analogy for Snowden's guilt. Really.
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Chris Christie Calls a Black Man 'Boy'

Chris Christie Calls a Black Man 'Boy'
This week, Governor Chris Christie let his famous command of his own image slip and said something to an African-American man, in a church in Paterson, that we have not heard in many, many years in New Jersey. Or in America, for that matter.
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Congressman Introduces Bill to Prod Administration on Fair Housing Enforcement

Congressman Introduces Bill to Prod Administration on Fair Housing Enforcement
Green introduced the Veterans, Women, Families with Children, Race and Persons with Disabilities Housing Fairness Act Tuesday, on King's birthday. King strongly advocated for an end to housing segregation and it took his assassination to nudge a reluctant Congress to finally pass the landmark 1968 Fair Housing Act.
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