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Review: 'The Mountaintop'

...and flirtatious. And she has cigarettes. Dr. King invites her to smoke with him while he waits, and the great civil rights leader turns out to be equally smart, funny and flirtatious. Clearly, there's chemistry. And even though we know...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/review-mountaintop
Art
Hundreds honor civil rights leader

...day off of work, a standing-room only crowd packed the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall to honor Alaska Native civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich with songs, dances and speeches. Monday marked the anniversary of the passing of the Anti-Discrimination...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021709/loc_389869770.shtml
Today in History

...287th day of 2014. There are 78 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History:On Oct. 14, 1964, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev was toppled...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/today-history
Local
Celebrate civil rights on Elizabeth Peratrovich Day today

...the fight is not over. Issues of racism and rights were and are very real.Events like this, celebrating a civil rights leader, keep history close at hand, but social justice activists today would urge that people not grow complacent and...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-16/celebrate-civil-rights-elizabeth-pe
Neighbors
Living and growing: A life of service

...fortunate convergence. I am sad to say that I did not know about Elizabeth Peratrovich and her legacy as a courageous civil rights leader until moving to Juneau in 2010. I am grateful now to have learned something about her life and work. Born in 1911...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-02-17/living-and-growing-life-service
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...African-American clergyman and civil rights leader. A charismatic speaker, he...African-American clergyman and civil rights leader. A charismatic speaker, he...African-American clergyman and civil rights leader. A charismatic speaker, he...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011401/Loc_mlkschedule.shtml
Celebrating SE civil rights leader

In 1942, when Connie Paddock came to Juneau as a young woman, she remembers only one restaurant that accepted Native customers. "It was a good thing I didn't have much money to spend," she now says. When an anti-discrimination bill came under fire in the Alaska Territorial Legislature on Feb. 8, 1945, a 34-year-old woman in the public gallery stood up and asked to be heard. It was a time when Alaska Natives were fighting in World War II but weren't welcome in some shops, and their children went to segregated schools.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021403/loc_peratrovich.shtml
News
Remembering a civil rights leader

...E. Alaska Village Corporations and SEARHC, as Indian entities, recognize Mrs. Elizabeth Peratrovich as our civil rights leader. Mrs. Peratrovich was born to Andrew and Mary Wanamaker on July 4, 1911 in Petersburg. She became active in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021506/nei_20060215023.shtml
Neighbors
Show more respect

Related Story: Celebrating SE civil rights leader As a faithful Juneau Empire reader, I am disappointed...reading Friday's paper and finding an article on our civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich to be on page 3 rather than...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021703/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Most stores open, public offices closed Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-68) was an African-American clergyman and civil rights leader. A charismatic speaker, he advocated passive resistance to segregation. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 and was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011401/Loc_mlkschedule.html
Local

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