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...starring Charlton Heston, had its world premiere in New York.In 1964, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover described civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. as "the most notorious liar in the country" for allegedly accusing FBI agents in Georgia...
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Alaska civil rights leader touted for new $10 bill

ANCHORAGE - State officials are promoting an Alaska Native civil rights leader to grace the redesign of the $10 bill.Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott sent letters nominating the late Elizabeth...
People questioned in shooting released

...these officers appear to have been intentionally targeted is deeply troubling."10 A.M.Local and national civil rights leaders are condemning the shootings of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri.John Gaskin III, a St. Louis community...
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Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...Carney, opened on Broadway.In 1969, James Earl Ray pleaded guilty in Memphis, Tennessee, to assassinating civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (Ray later repudiated that plea, maintaining his innocence until his death.)In 1973...
HB 216 and the emotions of language revitalization

...racial, or cultural superiority. Racism is much harder to make a case for than it was seventy years ago, when civil rights leaders were advocating for the passage of the anti-discrimination act. If we look back through the history of Alaska...
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...
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...
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...
Code Talker says Redskins name not derogatory

...night's brief, on-field ceremony came as separate "Change the Mascot" campaign is waged by some Indians and civil rights leaders who regard the word redskins as a racial epithet.The Navajos' appearance drew heated comments from both sides...
Giving voice to the past: Local writers provide depth to ANB history also features Peter Simpson, one of the original ANB members; Roy and Elizabeth Peratovich, well-known civil rights leaders; and Charlie Jones (Sheiksh), who became "Chief Shakes," among others. Strong in both Tlingit and Western...


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