Tag: Martin Luther King

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Alveda King: Starbucks Should Stop Funding Planned Parenthood if Serious about Ending Racism

“But Starbucks had racism in its corporate identity long before the April arrests,” King wrote in her Washington Examiner op-ed. “Through its corporate donations, Starbucks contributes to one of the most racist organizations in our nation’s history. Planned Parenthood, the largest single provider of abortions in the U.S., performs more than 300,000 terminations each year.”

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Brandon Marshall: ‘This Is Another Civil Rights Movement’

Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall caused a stir on Tuesday when he called San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick “one of the biggest patriots” for refusing to stand during the national anthem at two recent 49ers preseason games.

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Dr. Ben Carson: ‘Diversity Is Not A Problem, It Is A Strength’

GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson spoke about diversity at the Carolina African American Heritage Foundation’s Corporate Community Awards Breakfast in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina honoring Martin Luther King, Jr on Monday morning.

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Jerome Hudson: Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dream, Race in America Under Obama

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a good time to assess where we are in relation to Dr. King’s dream. Have we achieved it? Are we closer? Might we be further away? In an interview with The Right Voice, Breitbart News’ Jerome Hudson weighed in on King’s dream and race in America under the leadership of President Barack Obama.

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#BlackLivesMatter Protests Hijack Martin Luther King Day

January 19 has been set aside as a national holiday to celebrate the life and works of famed civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King. But this year, the holiday was interrupted across the country by #BlackLivesMatter protesters.

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KKK Propaganda Appears in O.C. on MLK Day

The Santa Ann Police department reports that on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 40 homes received plastic bags containing fliers calling King a “communist pervert” and business cards listing contact information for the KKK’s hotline and Web address. The bags also contained a rock and some candy.

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Government, not Racism, Is the Greatest Threat

When Martin Luther King said, “Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism,” he was talking about individuals rising up against the forces that had kept blacks down, not government intervention.

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LBJ or MLK? Selma Debate Highlights Skeletons in Democrats’ Closet

In the 2008 Democratic presidential primary, the moment when the momentum shifted decisively against Hillary Clinton was when the New York Senator embroiled herself in a controversy over whether President Lyndon Baines Johnson or Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. deserved

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SNL Sends Martin Luther King to 2015

NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” had Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. travel to the year 2015 as part of its intro. Dr. King, who had appeared to help a schoolboy with a paper on him, was briefed on, and reacted to