Martin Luther King

Save The Paseo protesters
Charlie Riedel/AP
AP News
November 06, 2019 - 3:48 pm
Kansas City voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved removing Dr. Martin Luther King's name from one of the city's most historic boulevards, less than a year after the city council decided to rename The Paseo for the civil rights icon. Read more here.
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In this Dec. 10, 2001 file photo Linda Johnson Rice, president and chief operating officer of Jet magazine, looks over awards and recognitions won by the magazine in its 50-year lifetime at Jet's Chicago headquarters.
Ted S. Warren/AP Photo, File
July 26, 2019 - 1:39 pm
By Russell Contreras and Sally Ho, Associated Press The sale of the photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines chronicling African American history is generating relief among some who worried the historic images may be lost. But it's also causing some to mourn since the images, including photos of...
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The Rev. Howard Thurman was a spiritual genius who shaped much of 20th century America but his introverted persona kept him away from the spotlight.
Mark Kauffman/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
February 01, 2019 - 1:08 pm
By John Blake, CNN (CNN) -- A visitor seeking advice from the Rev. Howard Thurman one day was talking about what the world needs when Thurman interrupted him. "Don't ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive, and go do it," Thurman told him. "Because what the world needs are people...
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Guy Jones, left, and a supporter of President Donald Trump named Don embrace during a gathering of Native American supporters in front of the Catholic Diocese of Covington in Covington, Ky., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019.
Bryan Woolston/AP Photo
January 22, 2019 - 1:23 pm
By John Minchillo and Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus on Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was held outside their diocese as fallout continued over an encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a...
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Asheville, N.C.
January 22, 2019 - 11:13 am
By Kristy Kepley-Steward ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS ) -- An Asheville man spoke with News 13 after finding a KKK recruitment flyer on his lawn in the Montford neighborhood on Tuesday—Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. He reported that to Asheville Police Department, and investigators said the same flyer was...
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A group of Philadelphia sixth-graders from Global Leadership Academy Charter School spent a week on the road to help bring civil rights history to life.
Global Leadership Academy Charter School
Cherri Gregg
May 02, 2018 - 9:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Class field trips usually don't entail traveling through multiple states. But a group of Philadelphia sixth-graders from Global Leadership Academy Charter School spent a week on the road to bring civil rights history to life. On Friday, they'll celebrate the trip by...
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John Lewis
Photo Credit: Steve Tawa
Steve Tawa
April 16, 2018 - 1:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Civil Rights leader John Lewis visited St. Joseph's University on Monday to talk about the life and legacy of his friend and mentor, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., reflecting on Dr. King's visit to the City Avenue campus fifty years ago. John Lewis was with Dr. King...
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CT Vivian with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Photo provided by CT Vivian Leadership Institute
Cherri Gregg
April 02, 2018 - 10:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in Memphis, Tennessee. One of King's trusted staffers, who spoke at the Pennsylvania Convention Center this weekend, is reflecting on the civil rights leader's death and how it...
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