...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 of failing to...
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American killed in Palestinian attack

...moving to Israel in 1984.In the 1960s, Lakin was active in the civil rights movement in the U.S., marching with Martin Luther King and bringing students from Boston to the South for sit-ins, Avni said."He was a big believer in people and...
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My Turn: Our search for villains and heroes

...equipping us with emotional intelligence, and by 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...
Perseverance Theatre opens 37th season with 'Othello'

...unlike any production -- in terms of character -- than any I've played before. I can relate it almost to playing Martin Luther King in 'The Mountaintop,' but even then, the experiences that Othello has, and where those experiences drive him...
Kentucky clerks to license marriages as boss is jailed

...that marriage is a union between one man and one woman. He compared her willingness to accept imprisonment to what Martin Luther King Jr. did to advance civil rights."Kim Davis represents the best of us and everyone should lament and mourn...
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My Turn: Reasons to be excited for ski season

...allows 2015-2016 pass holders to have someone accompany them for free on three holidays (New Year's Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Seward's Day), and allows those who bought a pass last year who chose not to buy one this year...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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