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Barack Obama Shares His Recommended Reading For Black History Month
Obama’s book suggestions include “The Fire Next Time” by James Baldwin.
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Substitute Teacher Under Fire After Telling Class Martin Luther King Jr. Killed Himself
The substitute teacher in Wake County also told a student at Rand Road Elementary School that his athletic gear was akin to "prison attire."
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Beyoncé's Black History Month Collage Teaches Us A Powerful Lesson
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Queen Bey is honoring black icons you didn’t learn about in school.
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Super Bowl 2019 Aired MLK Footage, And Some Colin Kaepernick Supporters Aren't Having It
The NFL honored civil rights heroes, while Kaepernick has remained unsigned after protesting racial injustice.
Racist Rep. Steve King Gets Praise For Racism Comments, Invokes Martin Luther King Jr.
The Iowa congressman was responding to a constituent who was "bothered" by "the reverse racism toward the white European man that founded this country."
NRA Savaged For 'Disgraceful And Exploitative' MLK Tweet
King's youngest daughter, Bernice, slammed the "regrettable" tweet and invited the gun group to study her father "and his nonviolent philosophy."
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Al Sharpton Mocks Trump For 'Sneak' Visit To MLK Memorial: Who Does That?
"You don’t just decide ... to sneak by Dr. King’s memorial to surprise ― surprise who?"
Bernie Sanders Flat-Out Calls Donald Trump A ‘Racist'
Sanders blasted Trump during a speech commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day in South Carolina.
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MLK’s Son Criticizes Mike Pence: My Father ‘Was a Bridge Builder, Not A Wall Builder’
Martin Luther King III wants the vice president to know that his father would say "love, not hate, will make America great."
Racist Congressman Steve King 'Honors' MLK With Fake Quote
The Iowa Republican praised the slain civil rights leader by citing a short quote often attributed to him.
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Top House Democrat Likens Trump To KKK Grand Wizard In MLK Day Slugfest
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) and other Democrats connected Martin Luther King Jr.’s civil rights struggle to the fight against Trump today.
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The Democratic Race For 2020 Opens With A Battle for Black Voters
Candidates and likely candidates fan out in South Carolina, New York City and D.C. to seek the African-American support that can seal a nomination.
Twitter Users Drag Sarah Huckabee Sanders For Tone-Deaf MLK Day Tweet
The White House press secretary said Martin Luther King Jr. “gave his life to right the wrong of racial inequality.” He was assassinated.
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On MLK Day, King’s Youngest Daughter Honors Mother As ‘Architect Of The King Legacy’
Bernice King credits Coretta Scott King with making the federal holiday honoring the civil rights legend a reality.
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Trump Spent 2 Minutes At Martin Luther King Jr.'s Memorial, Jokes Abound
The president made an unannounced trip to the civil rights leader's memorial on Monday with Vice President Mike Pence.
Trump Makes Surprise Visit To MLK Memorial, Leaves After About 2 Minutes
The president addressed reporters during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day visit but did not mention the civil rights icon.
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Joe Biden: White America Has To Admit There Is Systemic Racism
At National Action’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast, the former vice president addressed the racism that goes "almost unnoticed by so many of us."
MLK Day Draws Out Democratic Presidential Hopefuls
By Elana Schor, AP
The year that would have marked King’s 90th birthday gives the party’s prominent members a valuable opportunity to address race.
Kamala Harris Is Running For President In 2020
The California senator announced her bid on Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the campaign theme "For the people."
Mike Pence Invokes Martin Luther King Jr. To Sell Trump's Border Wall
King, though, wasn't a fan of walls.
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HOME & LIVING
What To Buy On Sale This Weekend If Your Resolution Is To Get Organized
There are lots of KonMari-worthy deals at Wayfair right now.
Melania Trump Flies To Florida For Vacation Amid Government Shutdown
The first lady flew to the Sunshine State on a military plane.
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STYLE & BEAUTY
All Of The MLK Day 2019 Sales Happening This Weekend
Save on on fashion, home, beauty and more.
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MLK Historical Park Closed On MLK's Birthday Due To Shutdown
MLK Day is just around the corner, and the shutdown has no end in sight.
Meteorologist Fired After Uproar Over Apparent MLK Jr. Slur On Air
Jeremy Kappell apologized for what some TV viewers heard, saying he "spoke too fast ... to the point that I jumbled a couple of words.”
Confederate-Friendly Ryan Zinke Likens Robert E. Lee To Martin Luther King Jr.
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Civil rights groups’ condemnation of his remarks only adds to the Interior Department secretary's mounting woes.
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