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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

Atlanta mayor makes impassioned plea to calm violent protests

"If you want change in America, go and register to vote," she said. "Show up at the polls on June 9th. Do it in November. That is the change we need in this country."

martin luther king jr - CBS News
7:26pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

Trump’s Tweets Amid Unrest in Minneapolis Echo Historic Calls for Violence Against Civil Rights Protesters

Trump's tweets about Minneapolis unrest echoes that of a 1967 Miami police chief who believed protests should be met with deadly force

martin luther king jr - Time
3:51pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

Trump gambles on splitting Biden's base with riot rhetoric

Analysis: The two groups Joe Biden most needs to win the presidency are black and moderate white voters. That's reason enough for President Trump to divide them

martin luther king jr - NBC News
1:47pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

'A riot is the language of the unheard': MLK's powerful quote resonates amid George Floyd protests

In 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. said the worsening economic and social conditions that black Americans face must be condemned as equally as riots.

martin luther king jr - USA Today
8:11am PDT - May 29th, 2020

Hope during coronavirus: Return to space

It would already be a huge event if Wednesday's SpaceX launch was just the return to launching astronauts on U.S. rockets for the first time in nearly a decade.But throw in the fact that it will also be the first orbital launch of U.S. astronauts by a private…

martin luther king jr - Axios
4:00am PDT - May 24th, 2020

9 new trailers you should watch this week

Watch this week’s best new trailers from Netflix and more, including trailers for new movies from Spike Lee and Christopher Nolan, plus Steve Carell’s TV show Space Force.

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7:00am PDT - May 23rd, 2020

Russell Westbrook Provides Health Care Workers Meals from LA's 'The Nice Guy'

Houston Rockets star Russell Westbrook provided meals to health care workers in Los Angeles on Thursday night...

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10:06am PDT - May 22nd, 2020

Summer is not completely canceled. 100 things to do with or without kids

No matter how many limits the pandemic puts on our lives, there are still at least 100 fun things to do this summer to bring joy, do good, inspire and connect us to others as we navigate this new normal.

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4:23am PDT - May 22nd, 2020

Reality check: Pence didn't deliver empty PPE boxes for photo op

Video apparently showing Vice President Pence delivering empty boxes of personal protective equipment to a Virginia nursing home on Thursday that later went viral was edited by "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" to remove important context.The state of play: The video from…

martin luther king jr - Axios
9:37am PDT - May 8th, 2020

LeBron James, Kim Kardashian West and dozens of others demand justice over Ahmaud Arbery killing

'Please sign this petition so that charges will be filed'

martin luther king jr - Independent
1:37pm PDT - May 7th, 2020

Georgia GOP Senate candidates push for probe into killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Both lawmakers are locked in a contentious primary for Loeffler’s Senate seat.

martin luther king jr - Politico
11:11am PDT - May 7th, 2020

Unanimous Supreme Court tosses 'Bridgegate' convictions of ex-Gov. Christie allies

A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court has reversed convictions of former top New Jersey officials Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni for their part in the 2013 'Bridgegate' scandal.

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7:46am PDT - May 7th, 2020

How Nancy Pelosi Saved the Affordable Care Act

As she pleaded with her Democratic sisters, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had tears in her eyes. She knew they hated what they were being asked to do. She hated it, too. But if they didn’t relent, the whole thing could fall apart. They had a once-in-a-lifetime c…

martin luther king jr - Time
7:51am PDT - May 6th, 2020

How Martin Luther King Jr.’s Groundless Traffic Ticket Changed History’s Course

The citation, that took place 60 years ago today, proved to be a catalyst for change and shifted the course of the 1960 presidential race.

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1:14pm PDT - May 4th, 2020

AP Was There: Martin Luther King Jr. sentenced to chain gang

Martin Luther King Jr. joined black college students who were charged with trespassing after asking to be served in Atlanta's whites-only restaurants in October 1960

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11:30am PDT - May 4th, 2020

Martin Luther King's traffic ticket changed history's course

On this day 60 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. was pulled over in a traffic stop that would change the course of u.S. history.

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5:38am PDT - May 4th, 2020

Get free admission to more than 100 national parks on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The National Park Service will waive entrance fees at all its national parks sites on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 20.

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9:04am PST - January 16th, 2020

Virginia governor issues a temporary state of emergency ahead of a guns rights rally militia groups and hate groups could attend

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday said firearms and other weapons will be banned on state Capitol grounds in Richmond ahead of a gun rights rally on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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2:49pm PST - January 15th, 2020

Virginia governor issues a state of emergency ahead of a guns rights rally militia groups and hate groups could attend

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday said weapons will be banned on state Capitol grounds ahead of and during a gun rights rally on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

martin luther king jr - CNN
2:42pm PST - January 15th, 2020

A step-by-step guide to what happens next

The procedures of an impeachment trial in the Senate are a mix of straightforward actions -- like House managers walking the articles over to the other chamber and the Supreme Court chief justice swearing in senators as jurors -- and a more complex set of rul…

martin luther king jr - CNN
10:55am PST - January 15th, 2020

Athletes Will Be Banned From Protesting at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. But the Games Have a Long History of Political Demonstrations

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced new guidelines on Thursday that ban athletes from making political, religious and ethnic demonstrations at the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. The Olympics “are not and must never be a platform …

martin luther king jr - Time
9:19am PST - January 14th, 2020

Opinion: Booker exit spotlights a white debate stage

Cory Booker, the last high-profile black candidate running for president, announced the end of his campaign Monday, on the eve of another Democratic debate for which he had failed to qualify. The New Jersey senator's absence from the debate stage and in the p…

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6:44am PST - January 14th, 2020

Bomb suggests Jewish market massacre suspects had bigger attack plans: Officials

Six people, including two suspects, were killed in Dec. 10 rampage.

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3:27pm PST - January 13th, 2020

An Alabama county is preserving a jail cell where Martin Luther King, Jr. was held months before his assassination

An Alabama county has passed a resolution to preserve a jail cell where civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. is believed to have been held months before he was assassinated in 1968.

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2:41pm PST - January 13th, 2020
“Human progress never rolls in on the wheels of inevitability; it comes through the tireless efforts of men willing to be coworkers with God, and without this hard work, time itself becomes an ally of the forces of social stagnation.”

— Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. https://t.co/mxyaiFVHeh

“Human progress never rolls in on the wheels of inevitability; it comes through the tireless efforts of men willing to be coworkers with God, and without this hard work, time itself becomes an ally of the forces of social stagnation.” — Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. https://t.co/mxyaiFVHeh

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12:37pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @AfricaFactsZone: In November 1960, Martin Luther King Jr was in Lagos to attend the inauguration of Nnamdi Azikiwe as Governor-General…

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12:37pm PDT - August 24th, 2019
“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”

-Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. https://t.co/06AsGl8LgA

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” -Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. https://t.co/06AsGl8LgA

Chaudhary Imran (@tasawar_imran)
12:35pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see. - Martin Luther King Jr.

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12:33pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @AlvedaCKing: I am the Niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Listen to my words... President Trump is not a racist!! He is one of the…

SpyderEd (@still_bill58)
12:32pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @alisalmanalvi: Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a si…

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12:32pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

"At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. https://t.co/vpSvt8iFzI

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12:31pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

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12:30pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @superawareness: “If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to k…

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12:29pm PDT - August 24th, 2019
Charles Moore - Martin Luther King, Jr. & his wife Coretta, Montgomery, Alabama, 1958 https://t.co/MAlamIfHAQ

Charles Moore - Martin Luther King, Jr. & his wife Coretta, Montgomery, Alabama, 1958 https://t.co/MAlamIfHAQ

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12:27pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @CapaTosta122: Martin Luther King Jr. — 'This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of g…

#NoMiddleGround (@CherylLIll)
12:23pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @zimbabwekid: "The inseparable twin of racial injustice is economic injustice." ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr. #MLK #MartinLutherKingJr ht…

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12:22pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @alisalmanalvi: @Adee1zeb Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, ti…

NK (@neelaneelaamber)
12:19pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

Intelligence plus character, that is the goal of true education. -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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12:18pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @fritzmt: "Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the staircase." ~Martin Luther King, Jr. Step Up - Step Towards #Advan

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12:17pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King, Jr Read more at https://t.co/cbWzvFwj77 Quote

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12:17pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

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Stacey (@StaceyMitchells)
12:16pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

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

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12:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @zimbabwekid: "The inseparable twin of racial injustice is economic injustice." ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr. #MLK #MartinLutherKingJr ht…

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12:14pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @HowardTate24: Martin Luther King Jr. would absolutely love Trump, just like his niece. He would not be proud of Al Sharpton and the re…

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12:13pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @JulieDash: "In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." Martin Luther King, Jr. #White

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12:13pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

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7:20am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @AfricaFactsZone: In November 1960, Martin Luther King Jr was in Lagos to attend the inauguration of Nnamdi Azikiwe as Governor-General…

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7:19am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @FwJesus: Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a permanent attitude. -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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7:19am PDT - August 24th, 2019
RT @InterestingFol1: If you can't fly, then run. If you can't run, then walk....- Martin Luther King Jr. https://t.co/0N2SC4gPq2

RT @InterestingFol1: If you can't fly, then run. If you can't run, then walk....- Martin Luther King Jr. https://t.co/0N2SC4gPq2

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7:19am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @AfricaFactsZone: In November 1960, Martin Luther King Jr was in Lagos to attend the inauguration of Nnamdi Azikiwe as Governor-General…

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7:19am PDT - August 24th, 2019

Denise's Daily Dose: Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. -Martin Luther King, Jr.-

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7:18am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @AfricaFactsZone: In November 1960, Martin Luther King Jr was in Lagos to attend the inauguration of Nnamdi Azikiwe as Governor-General…

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7:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @AfricaFactsZone: In November 1960, Martin Luther King Jr was in Lagos to attend the inauguration of Nnamdi Azikiwe as Governor-General…

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7:17am PDT - August 24th, 2019
If you can't fly, then run. If you can't run, then walk....- Martin Luther King Jr. https://t.co/0N2SC4gPq2

If you can't fly, then run. If you can't run, then walk....- Martin Luther King Jr. https://t.co/0N2SC4gPq2

William (Bill) Bryson (@InterestingFol1)
7:16am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @AlvedaCKing: I am the Niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Listen to my words... President Trump is not a racist!! He is one of the…

Kent Telford (@kent_telford)
7:15am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @TrainingMindful: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only #love can do that.” Mart…

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7:14am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @TheKingCenter: “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther Kin…

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7:14am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @FetzerInstitute: Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. Martin…

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7:14am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @AfricaFactsZone: In November 1960, Martin Luther King Jr was in Lagos to attend the inauguration of Nnamdi Azikiwe as Governor-General…

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7:13am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @William10184728: @TalibKweli @BreakingBrown @tonetalks So Dr Martin Luther King Jr was a hate cult and Harriet Tubman? King mentioned n…

Marcy Canady (@bedstuyalchemy)
7:13am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @AfricaFactsZone: In November 1960, Martin Luther King Jr was in Lagos to attend the inauguration of Nnamdi Azikiwe as Governor-General…

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7:13am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @RashidHashmis: “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” Martin Luther King, Jr. #…

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7:13am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @AfricaFactsZone: In November 1960, Martin Luther King Jr was in Lagos to attend the inauguration of Nnamdi Azikiwe as Governor-General…

Father Rufus (@AkinbolusereR)
7:12am PDT - August 24th, 2019

Could today you Imagine Dr Martin Luther King Jr talking about a white president saying yes he is creepy racist and hates us and we need to take over anyway we can

Kevin (@kevinallgood7)
5:53pm PDT - August 23rd, 2019