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...
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...
Empire Editorial: Boring trumps bold in the pursit of long-term change

...person who comes to mind is Martin Luther King Jr.Perhaps your iconic to make its point. Martin Luther King Jr. acted in the public arena...difference. When you look at Martin Luther King Jr.'s photo next time, don't...
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...
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to be honored Jan. 19

A Juneau community commemoration event honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held on Monday, Jan. 19, at 1 p.m. at St Paul's Catholic Church.Sponsored by the Black Awareness Association...
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Letter: Reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

...wondered if the remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. is relative to modern day...the Fourth of July.Then, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a Mexican caller...bringing home the relevance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. If both of them will...
Juneau celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King would have been 85...Without the work that Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King did, this would not be possible...Sims encouraged all to consider Martin Luther King Jr. Day not just a day off...
MLK Day celebration planned

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most...opportunity to act on those words during Martin Luther King Jr. Day.The BAA will celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and legacy at 1 p...
Review: 'The Mountaintop'

...I was expecting a play about Martin Luther King, Jr. - running to coincide not only with Martin Luther King Day, but also the 50th Anniversary...Akiko Nishijima Rotch.Enter Martin Luther King, Jr. (Michael Flood), having...
Remembering MLK

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a state and federal holiday.The state of Alaska, under Gov. Bill Sheffield, established Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a holiday in 1986, the same year it became a federal...


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