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Democratic candidates celebrate MLK Day with events focusing on racial issues

2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day criss-crossing the country with events focused on racial issues. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joins "Red & Blue" to discuss.

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7:34pm PST - January 20th, 2020

Democratic presidential candidates enjoy moment of harmony to mark King birthday

Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren marched arm-in-arm on Monday, as a group of often feuding U.S. presidential candidates set aside their differences long enough to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

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5:37pm PST - January 20th, 2020

NFL community honors legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

The NFL community took to social media on Monday to honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

martin luther king jr. day - NFL News
9:15am PST - January 20th, 2020

Bloomberg says life would have turned out different 'if I had been black'

Mike Bloomberg spent the day before Martin Luther King Jr. Day speaking about how race played a role in his own success as a businessman, saying that his life “would have turned out very diff…

martin luther king jr. day - Google News
8:06am PST - January 20th, 2020

12 inspiring quotes from Martin Luther King Jr. - Business Insider

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, here are some wise words on the importance of non-violent protest and standing up for equality everywhere.

martin luther king jr. day - Business Insider (UK)
7:49am PST - January 20th, 2020

12 inspiring quotes from Martin Luther King Jr. - Business Insider

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, here are some wise words on the importance of non-violent protest and standing up for equality everywhere.

martin luther king jr. day - Business Insider
7:49am PST - January 20th, 2020

King Day in South Carolina draws 2020 presidential hopefuls

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contenders celebrated the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and his legacy with parishioners at a Baptist church, where Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth...

martin luther king jr. day - Associated Press
9:10pm PST - January 19th, 2020

Bloomberg, in Oklahoma, pushes plan to fight racial income inequality

Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Sunday, the day before the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr., spoke out against racial income inequality in America, as the billionaire Democrat outlined an economic proposal aimed at increasing the f…

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5:00pm PST - January 19th, 2020

Rev. Al Sharpton on the 25th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr Day

The year 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr day. Ahead of the holiday, Rev. Sharpton urges everyone to remember now more than ever why we commemorate the day.

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3:52pm PST - January 19th, 2020

Martin Luther King III: 'Never address hostility with hostility'

Martin Luther King III reflects on his father’s legacy on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, advising: “It’s not just turning the other cheek though, but it is showing there is a better way to do things.”

martin luther king jr. day - MSNBC
3:49pm PST - January 19th, 2020

MLK Day: Americans marking Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and birthday as fears of deep racial divisions roil the nation

Mood surrounding MLK Day is overshadowed by deteriorating race relations in an election season that has seen candidates of color quit the 2020 race.

martin luther king jr. day - CBS News
1:04pm PST - January 19th, 2020

MLK Day 2020: What’s open, what’s closed on Monday? Banks, UPS, mail delivery, stores, stock markets

Are stores open on MLK Day 2020? Is the mail delivered? Are banks open? What about USPS? Is the MVC open? What is NJ Transit's schedule? The complete guide to Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020 (1/20/2020).

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1:00pm PST - January 19th, 2020

Sharpton: Virginia gun rally on MLK Day throws ‘salt in the wound’ of King’s legacy

Rev. Al Sharpton comments on a gun rally to be held in Virginia on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, saying that it adds "insult to injury" because King was "apostle of nonviolence" and the the rally is effectively cancelling MLK Day celebrations.

martin luther king jr. day - MSNBC
11:34am PST - January 19th, 2020

'Bad Boys for Life' is on pace to have the second-best opening ever during the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend with $68.1 million (SNE)

Sony's "Bad Boys for Life" is dominating the four-day Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend. The movie will have brought in $68.1 million by Monday, the second-best opening ever for the weekend, behind "American Sniper." "Bad Boys for Life" is also the b…

martin luther king jr. day - Business Insider
8:25am PST - January 19th, 2020

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day with community service benefits both you and others—here's how

Though many people use Martin Luther King Jr. Day to rest and relax, research shows that getting out and volunteering in your neighborhood can be a huge benefit to both you and those around you.

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6:01am PST - January 19th, 2020

Calendar: Week of January 20

From Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to the Chinese Lunar New Year, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Mo Rocca reports.

martin luther king jr. day - CBS News
5:30am PST - January 19th, 2020

Opinion: Trump trial: Ken Starr and no stripes

It's been more than two decades since a President of the United States went on trial in the Senate. Then it was Bill Clinton, today it is Donald Trump. And as different as the two impeachments are, there are some common elements. One that surprised many was T…

martin luther king jr. day - CNN
5:17am PST - January 19th, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: What's open and what's closed

In 1983, President Ronald Reagan officially declared Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national holiday, but it wasn't until 1986 that it was celebrated that way. Since then, the holiday has allowed many Americans the day off to remember the legacy of the prominen…

martin luther king jr. day - CNN
2:08am PST - January 19th, 2020

Go after your dreams with classes starting at $11.99 during Udemy’s MLK Jr. Day sale

TL;DR: Take online courses starting at just $11.99 during Udemy’s MLK Jr. Day sale. Browsing sales and bingeing on Disney+ might be all you have on deck for MLK Jr. Day, but it’s a good time to think about what this remarkable civil rights leader actually rep…

martin luther king jr. day - Mashable
2:00am PST - January 19th, 2020

Tensions are High, Extremists are Expected to Attend. Here’s What to Know About the Pro-Gun Rally in Richmond, Virginia

Officials in Richmond are taking extra security precautions after threats of violence by extremists who plan to attend the pro-gun rally.

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4:32pm PST - January 17th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Suspected white supremacists from Maryland and Delaware said to have discussed opening fire at pro-gun rally in Virginia

Three suspected white supremacists arrested in Maryland and Delaware this week had discussed opening fire from different positions at Monday’s planned pro-gun rally in Richmond, Va., in the hopes of causing chaos, law-enforcement officials said.

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12:30pm PST - January 17th, 2020

Was Martin Luther King Jr. a Republican or a Democrat? The Answer Is Complicated

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s niece has said he was a Republican, but the civil-rights leader's party affiliation remains a mystery to scholars.

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9:00am PST - January 17th, 2020

Which Restaurants Are Open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020? McDonald's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chick-fil-A, and More

We look at the hours of operation at various restaurant chains across the country for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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8:46am PST - January 17th, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr.'s son still works to achieve the dream: 'The work is nowhere near complete'

As the federal holiday to honor his father approaches, Martin Luther King III says the nation has yet to overcome injustices toward people of color.

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5:12am PST - January 17th, 2020

Rep. Jeffries calls Trump the 'grand wizard of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue'

The chairman of the House Democratic Caucus called President Donald Trump "the grand wizard of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue" during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event Monday.

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7:18pm PST - January 21st, 2019

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11:43pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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11:37pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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11:25pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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11:20pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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11:15pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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10:50pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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10:45pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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10:35pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @IamMzilikazi: "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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10:32pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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10:30pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @IamMzilikazi: "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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10:19pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @IamMzilikazi: "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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10:18pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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10:17pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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10:07pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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10:05pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @IamMzilikazi: "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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10:05pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @IamMzilikazi: "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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10:03pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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10:00pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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10:00pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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9:31pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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8:42pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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8:06pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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12:45pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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12:26pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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12:19pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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12:13pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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12:02pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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11:54am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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11:53am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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11:52am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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11:51am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NaikRooh: Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. __Martin Luther King Jr.

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11:46am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @KesterRichard_: @paulpogba @Am_Safyan "I have a dream that one day my four little kids will live in a Nation where they won't be judged…

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11:35am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @KesterRichard_: @paulpogba @Am_Safyan "I have a dream that one day my four little kids will live in a Nation where they won't be judged…

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11:29am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @seraph76: John consistently voted against civil rights bills McCain. John "fuck a Martin Luther King, Jr. day" McCain. John threw aro…

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11:17am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NaikRooh: Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. __Martin Luther King Jr.

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10:27am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NaikRooh: Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. __Martin Luther King Jr.

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10:23am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @KesterRichard_: @paulpogba @Am_Safyan "I have a dream that one day my four little kids will live in a Nation where they won't be judged…

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10:20am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. __Martin Luther King Jr.

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10:10am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @1followernodad: @JoeBiden He voted against Martin Luther King Jr Day.

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9:48am PDT - August 26th, 2019