Jail for ex-educators in test-cheating case

...including help getting a job or GED training or assistance getting into college.Bernice King, daughter of slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., and Rev. Gerald Durley, a former administrator at Clark Atlanta University and the...
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Jury deliberates after cop killer pleads the Fifth

...King Jr. for their own murders."Would we blame Martin Luther King for his murder because of his desire to improve civil rights for blacks?" he asked the jury. "... The killer is 100 percent responsible for the murders. John Marvin is 100...
Events observe 150 years since Civil War's unofficial end and has worked with others in this county of 15,000 to make the legacy of the Civil War relevant through the Civil Rights movement and beyond.The Reynolds story, he says, was "hidden in plain sight."Reynolds was left by her masters...
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Video of fatal SC police shooting may have major impact

...incident from his balcony. After four officers were acquitted in a state trial, the Justice Department filed federal civil rights charges and won convictions against two of them in 1993.In the Garner case, a grand jury decided not to indict Police...
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Empire Editorial: Boring trumps bold in the pursit of long-term change

When you think of the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, the first person who comes to mind is...Even the best speech doesn't linger for that long.No, the Civil Rights movement was the product of thousands of hands. It was advanced...
Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...groups," Clark said in her speech. "She was passionate about social justice, women's rights, human rights, civil rights, and consequent necessary governmental reform."Kull was 62 and retired when she came to Alaska, but led an adventurous...
Saturday a new year for some

...make up the largest minority in Iran today, but are not mentioned in the constitution and are not granted the same civil rights. It is not an unfamiliar story and the Baha'i faith honors the stories of these other religions and seeks to unite...
People questioned in shooting released

...that 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...
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Univ. of Oklahoma severs ties with frat after racist chant staff was exploring whether the students who initiated and encouraged the chant may have violated Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which prohibits racial discrimination."We are also going to look at any individual perpetrators, particularly...
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Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...Art 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...


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