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'It isn't the same': Cities host muted MLK Day celebrations after year of loss for many Black Americans

Scores of events honoring Martin Luther King Jr. have been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic that has devastated Black Americans.

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3:00am PST - January 17th, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy demands truth before unity

Contemplating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the wake of a White riot at the US Capitol, historian Peniel Joseph says the violence of January 6 reminds us that King's warnings about racism's dangers to American democracy continue in our own time.…

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7:32pm PST - January 16th, 2021

Trump Administration Carries Out 13th and Final Execution

The Trump administration early Saturday carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an unprecedented run that concluded just five days before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden — an opponent of the federal death penalty.

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7:35am PST - January 16th, 2021

How to serve on MLK Day while isolating at home

Caught between colliding pressures of a pandemic, political unrest and outcries for social justice, this Martin Luther King Day of Service is unlike any other. But despite the limitations of the season, this federal holiday doesn't have to be any less impactf…

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11:29pm PST - January 15th, 2021

Fast food workers go on strike in honor of MLK

An estimated 1,000 fast food workers across the United States went on strike Friday over low wages, staging protests in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of the federal holiday next week.

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1:41pm PST - January 15th, 2021

Pope Francis Blesses Custom Hawks 2020-21 MLK Nike City Edition Jersey

The Atlanta Hawks celebrated the birthday of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. by sending one of their MLK Nike City Edition jerseys to get blessed by...

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12:06pm PST - January 15th, 2021

Alberta King, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Mother, Made Her Own Contributions to Civil Rights

On a hot, humid September day, I walked into Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth home, a two-story Queen Anne style house on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, entering with a group of visitors from all over the world. Our tour guide was friendly and animated, but I found …

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5:00am PST - January 15th, 2021

How One Atlanta Church Impacted Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights Movement and Incoming Sen. Raphael Warnock

Martin Luther King Jr., like incoming Georgia Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock, was a pastor at Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church.

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10:39am PST - January 14th, 2021

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now - Reuters

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9:25pm PST - January 13th, 2021

Fast-food employees will strike across the country on Friday to demand a $15 minimum wage and the right to unionize

Workers at McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food chains will strike in at least 15 cities, calling for higher wages and the right to unionize.

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1:49pm PST - January 13th, 2021

WWE honors Martin Luther King Jr.

WWE honors Martin Luther King Jr.

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9:00am PST - January 13th, 2021

Apple unveils new projects as part of $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

Apple announced several new projects as part of its $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) on Wednesday, including the funding of a 50,000-square foot learning center in Atlanta. The company first made the initiative public at its Worldwide …

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7:43am PST - January 13th, 2021

Apple will build a learning hub in Atlanta as part of its racial equity pledge

Apple has shed more light on its $100 million pledge to improve racial equity. Today, the company announced that it will be making a $25 million contribution to the Propel Center, a learning hub designed for members of the HBCU (Historically Black Colleges an…

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5:11am PST - January 13th, 2021

Aftermath at the US Capitol - Reuters

Gompo Yarmolinsky with the Architect of the Capitol, cleans dust from the bust of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Capitol Rotunda, January 12.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

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4:48am PST - January 13th, 2021

Straddling Senate and pulpit, Warnock highlights religious left's rise in the U.S. - Reuters

The Reverend Raphael Warnock will take the pulpit this Sunday morning at Atlanta's famed Ebenezer Baptist Church, just as he has for the past 15 years.

martin luther king jr - Reuters
4:05am PST - January 10th, 2021

Time after time, the US stock market has been unfazed by civil unrest

It's not a surprise that stocks mostly rallied Wednesday and were up again Thursday morning, despite the ugly and tragic events during a riot at the nation's Capitol. It's simply a case of history repeating itself.

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7:42am PST - January 7th, 2021

TREASURIES-Yields soar in wake of Georgia election, 10-year tops 1% - Reuters

Runoff elections in Georgia that eventually gave Democrats control of the U.S. Senate hoisted the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield on Wednesday over the 1% level for the first time since March before the rise was tempered by the swarming of the U.S. Capitol b…

martin luther king jr - Reuters
1:42pm PST - January 6th, 2021

TREASURIES-Yields soar in wake of Georgia election, 10-year tops 1% - Reuters India

Runoff elections in Georgia that eventually gave Democrats control of the U.S. Senate hoisted the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield on Wednesday over the 1% level for the first time since March before the rise was tempered by the swarming of the U.S. Capitol b…

martin luther king jr - Reuters
1:40pm PST - January 6th, 2021

Baptist pastor Warnock becomes first Black U.S. Senator from Georgia - Reuters

The deep-voiced Baptist pastor who now holds the pulpit where slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. preached made history in his uphill battle to unseat a sitting Republican to become the first Black U.S. Senator from Georgia.

martin luther king jr - Reuters
8:08am PST - January 6th, 2021

'This is a historic moment,' Warnock says of projected victory

The Rev. Raphael Warnock joined ABC's "Good Morning America" Wednesday following his historic projected win in one of Georgia's runoff elections.

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4:54am PST - January 6th, 2021

The bold action Biden and Harris should launch

The lived effects of racism and inequality constitute America's biggest public health and safety crisis, and it demands bold, courageous action in 2021. The Biden-Harris administration's first 100 days should be devoted to developing, unveiling and implementi…

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10:15am PST - January 4th, 2021

Senate race thrusts 'Black America's church' into spotlight - Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) — For decades, the red-bricked Gothic Revival church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once preached has been a monument to the history of Black Americans' fight for civil rights...

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7:33am PST - January 3rd, 2021

No intensive care beds for most Californians as COVID-19 surges - Reuters

There are no intensive care beds available in densely populated Southern California or the state's agricultural San Joaquin Valley, together home to nearly 30 million people, amid a deadly surge of COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom said Monday.

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12:37pm PST - December 21st, 2020

CDC issues guidelines on COVID-19 vaccination after allergic reactions - Reuters UK

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday said it was monitoring reports of allergic reactions to the COVID-19 vaccination and made recommendations on how people with histories of allergies should proceed.

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4:06pm PST - December 19th, 2020

Atlanta mayor to vandalizing protesters: 'This is not a protest ... this is chaos'

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Friday evening denounced vandalism in her city as "chaos" after demonstrations over the death of George Floyd while in in the custody of Minneapolis police turned violent.

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8:55pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

RT @africanarchives: 53 years ago today, Civil Rights Movement leader, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Gone, but not forgotten. R…

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12:42pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:42pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

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12:42pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:41pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @comcast: We continue to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose contributions to change go well beyond his time.…

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12:41pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:40pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:40pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:39pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:38pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:38pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:38pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:36pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:35pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @ericafraser123: "History will have to record the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of th…

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12:35pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:35pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:34pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @PastorTrey05: If you question the orthodoxy of DMX, Raphael Warnock, James Cone, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but regularly read, study…

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12:34pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @Love_Quotes: There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love. Martin Luther King Jr.

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12:33pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:33pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:33pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: Civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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12:31pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @Nedu_MD: Morality cannot be legislated, but behaviour can be regulated. Judicial decrees may not change the heart, but they can restrai…

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6:25am PDT - April 11th, 2021

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6:24am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @ForestServiceNW: “For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made…

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6:24am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @RealCandaceO: Our FBI, under J. Edgar Hoover, was created to intimidate harass and blackmail American citizens who went against their p…

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6:24am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @africanarchives: 53 years ago today, Civil Rights Movement leader, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Gone, but not forgotten. R…

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6:24am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @URDailyHistory: 11 April 1968: A week after the #assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil R…

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6:23am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @URDailyHistory: 11 April 1968: A week after the #assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil R…

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6:23am PDT - April 11th, 2021
RT @THEANTHEMGIRL: Only in the darkness are you able to see the stars. – Martin Luther King Jr. https://t.co/q9T5AqM1uJ

RT @THEANTHEMGIRL: Only in the darkness are you able to see the stars. – Martin Luther King Jr. https://t.co/q9T5AqM1uJ

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6:21am PDT - April 11th, 2021

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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6:21am PDT - April 11th, 2021

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6:20am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @marceelias: "Let us march on ballot boxes until we send to our city councils, state legislatures, and the United States Congress, men w…

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6:19am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @MotivationalUi: The time is always right to do what is right. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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6:19am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @thequote: Forgiveness is not an occasional act: it is an attitude. - Martin Luther King Jr.

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6:19am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @URDailyHistory: 11 April 1968: A week after the #assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil R…

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6:17am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @MotivationalUi: The time is always right to do what is right. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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6:17am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @marceelias: "Let us march on ballot boxes until we send to our city councils, state legislatures, and the United States Congress, men w…

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6:15am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @JuliusRuechel: “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” — Dr Martin Luther King Jr

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6:13am PDT - April 11th, 2021

The time is always right to do what is right. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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6:13am PDT - April 11th, 2021

RT @julesrprecious: "Our Lives Begin To End The Day We Become Silent About Things That Matter." -Martin Luther King Jr.

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6:13am PDT - April 11th, 2021