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What Lee's 'Watchman' reveals about racism

...the role of a white character has provoked controversy. When "Selma," Ava DuVernay's movie about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., arrived in theaters late last year, some historians and critics took issue with her portrayal of Lyndon Johnson...

http://juneauempire.com/actor/2015-07-22
Art
My Turn: 'Amazing Grace' from S.C. to Alaska

...the Civil War. Booker T. Washington spoke at the church in 1909. It was the site of a famous rally led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who called for making the "American dream a reality." Those who perished - young and old, mothers, brothers...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-12/my-turn-amazing-grace-sc-alaska
Opinion
Outside editorial: Amid anger, comfort the grieving

...rebuilt, and continued its activism. By the time of the civil rights movement, it was only natural that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would visit "Mother Emanuel" as he sought to organize blacks in the Palmetto State.When I was a kid attending...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-22/amid-anger-comfort-grieving
Opinion
Duke professor defends racial comments

...yellow races' shown in the concentration camps for the Japanese."Hough described himself as a disciple of Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1950s who supported integration. In his lifetime, he said, he's observed prejudice ranging from the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-19/duke-professor-defends-racial-comment
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National Guardsmen take up positions

...when some of the same neighborhoods that rose up this week burned for days after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. At least six people died then, and some neighborhoods still bear the scars.Jascy Jones of Baltimore said the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/national-guardsmen-take-positions
Not For Web
Lawyer pleads for bomber's life

...bombing, Tamerlan became furious and interrupted a prayer service at a local mosque after Assaf likened the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to the Prophet Muhammad. Assaf said Tamerlan took a "fighting stance" and began pointing at him and shouting...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-28/lawyer-pleads-bombers-life
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Jail for ex-educators in test-cheating case

...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 Morehouse School of Medicine...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/jail-ex-educators-test-cheating-case
Not For Web
Jury deliberates after cop killer pleads the Fifth

...adequately.Frank Koziol, representing the city, said that makes as much sense as blaming John F. Kennedy or Martin Luther King Jr. for their own murders."Would we blame Martin Luther King for his murder because of his desire to improve civil...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-12/jury-deliberates-after-cop-killer-plead
Local
Author Chang to speak at UAS Tuesday

...The Colorization of America," covering themes from campus protests to corporate marketing campaigns, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Trayvon Martin. His presentation will be a timely discussion of cultural history and the idea of racial...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-18-13
Art
Educator Spotlight: Annie Caulfield

...is one of my favorite units to teach to intermediate students each year. Together we've explored the lives of Martin Luther King Jr., Elizabeth Peratrovich, Anne Frank, Mahatma Gandhi, Sadako Sasaki and others. I love offering the message...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-15/educator-spotlight-annie-caulfield
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