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What Lee's 'Watchman' reveals about racism

...downplaying 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...

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

...after 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...

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

...first person who comes to mind is Martin Luther King Jr.Perhaps your iconic...private property to make its point. Martin Luther King Jr. acted in the public...difference. When you look at Martin Luther King Jr.'s photo next time...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-08/empire-editorial-boring-trumps-bold-p
Opinion
Duke professor defends racial comments

...the '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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-19/duke-professor-defends-racial-comment
Not For Web
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-14-3/rev-dr-martin-luther
CCWNews | Art
Letter: Reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

...wondered if the remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. is relative to modern...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...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-01-20/letter-reflections-dr-martin-luther-k
Letters
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-16/mlk-day-celebration-planned
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/review-mountaintop
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-19/remembering-mlk
Local

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