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    50th Anniversary of "March on Ballot Boxes" Speech

    The town of Kingstree, South Carolina, hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “March on Ballot Boxes” speech. On May 8, 1966, Martin Luther King, Jr.…

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    Government Surveillance and Race, Part 2

    A day-long conference was held on government surveillance of black communities and its effects on black Americans. Freddy Martinez presented “Stingrays: A Primer” about wiretapping technology. In “Martin…

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    Martin Luther King's Lost Speech

    In July, 1962, Martin Luther King Jr. was the first African American to speak at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Members of the Club located 53-year old recordings of the speech…

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    Martin Luther King Day Awards Breakfast

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch delivered the keynote address at the National Action Network’s annual Martin Luther King Day awards breakfast. Other speakers included former Attorney General…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    Live scenes were shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the 30th anniversary of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr, holiday.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch gave the keynote speech at a Department of Justice event honoring the life and legacy of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. She talked about the task of…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    Live scenes were shown of visitors to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the 30th anniversary of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr, holiday.

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    After Words with Cornel West

    Cornel West, editor of The Radical King, talked about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, radical political thinking, a side of the late civil rights leader that the author argues has been…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Professor Clayborne Carson talks about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, early life, why he decided to become a reverend, and how that contributed to his work in the Civil Rights movement. This class…

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    "Meet the Press" with Martin Luther King, Jr.

    NBC’s Sunday talk show interviewed Martin Luther King, Jr., three days after the Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, march for voting rights concluded. Martin Luther King appeared remotely from San…

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    In Depth with Tavis Smiley

    Tavis Smiley talked about his life and career, as well as his books, which include Death of a King: the Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year. He is the author or co-author of twelve…

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    Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

    A discussion on Lincoln’s second inaugural address and MLK’s “Mountaintop” speech was held at the National Cathedral. President Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol March 4, 1865, a…

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    Montgomery Voting Rights Rally 50th Anniversary

    Bernice King spoke at a commemorative ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the March 25, 1965, voting rights rally in Montgomery, Alabama.

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    Growing Up King: An Intimate Memoir

    Mr. King talked about the book he co-authored, Growing Up King: An Intimate Memoir, published by Warner Books. Mr. King, the youngest son of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., was seven…

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    Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

    The National Action Network (NAN) held its annual breakfast in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel. Featured speakers included Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro and…

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    Presidential Day of Service Event

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama took part in a community service project at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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    U.S. Civil Rights

    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) talked about the state of U.S. civil rights, She discussed the history of the marches in Selma, Alabama, and the relationship between President…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Wreath-Laying

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other religious and political leaders participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial at the National Mall.…

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    U.S. Race Relations

    Dr. Ben Carson, professor emeritus at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, talked about the state of U.S. race relations, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy, and the 50th anniversary of the…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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