...spectacle 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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Film on the Dauenhauers to be presented Friday

...p.m. at the Egan Library at the University of Alaska Southeast. The Dauenhauers drove language revitalization, civil rights, and equal education efforts in Southeast Alaska. The film, "Haa Yoo Xhatangi Kax Kulagaawu," is being made by...
American killed in Palestinian attack

JERUSALEM - An American educator who marched for civil rights in the 1960s and advocated coexistence between Muslims...Israel in 1984.In the 1960s, Lakin was active in the civil rights movement in the U.S., marching with Martin Luther...
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Poll: Trump is hard sell for Hispanics

...finds. Only 11 percent view him favorably.Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, the Hispanic civil rights advocacy group, said the findings are no surprise and "consistent from what we've heard from the community."Trump's...
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Suicide bombings kill 95 people at peace rally

...Chancellor Angela Merkel sent her condolences, calling the attacks "particularly cowardly acts that were aimed directly at civil rights, democracy and peace.""It is an attempt at intimidation and an attempt to spread fear," she said. "I am convinced...
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Anchorage Assembly passes LGBT anti-discrimination laws

...gender identity.The Alaska Dispatch News reports the assembly voted 9-2 late Tuesday night to pass the new local civil rights ordinance.Mayor Ethan Berkowitz says he does not plan to veto the measure.The vote comes after a lengthy debate...
Kentucky clerks to license marriages as boss is jailed and one woman. He compared her willingness to accept imprisonment to what Martin Luther King Jr. did to advance civil rights."Kim Davis represents the best of us and everyone should lament and mourn the fact that her freedom has been taken...
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Plan targets health care bias against transgender people

...age, or disability. Those underlying provisions already are in effect.Jocelyn Samuels, head of the HHS Office for Civil Rights, said the rule does not explicitly require insurers to cover gender transition treatment, including surgery. But...
Nation and World

...are used to protestors going back to the Vietnam and civil rights era, and have developed methods to deal with the next year.In the 1920s through the 1960s, civil rights organizers put together "Don't Shop Where You Can't...
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Today in Sport's History for Nov. 6

...years in prison. Carter, 48, is freed after a federal judge rules the boxer and a co-defendant were denied their civil rights by prosecutors during trials in 1967 and 1976.1991 - Magic Johnson, who helped the Los Angeles Lakers to five NBA...


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