...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...

...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...
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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Empire Readers' Council editorial: Reaching our community's full potential

...history of discrimination in Alaska. We must acknowledge that despite the work of Elizabeth Peratrovich and the modern civil rights movement, racism continues to exist in our capital city. And if we can take a step back and try to understand what it...
My Turn: Our search for villains and heroes

...revealing how their journey can be our journey, too." Like Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as America's civil rights hero. His story leads us to the nonviolent resistance effectively practiced by Mohandas K. Gandhi. And one of the...
Sheriff fires deputy for tossing teen across classroom

...that's what we've done with Deputy Ben Fields."Civil rights groups praised the swift action against Fields, a veteran...investigation.Lott thanked the FBI for investigating whether civil rights were violated, and school officials for promising to...
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Arrest of teen who texted in class prompts civil rights case

...math class was flipped backward and tossed across the classroom floor by a sheriff's deputy, prompting a federal civil rights probe on Tuesday.The sheriff said the girl "may have had a rug burn" but was not injured, and said the teacher...
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