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  • The Never-Ending School Year

    Because I don’t have a seat on our town’s Board of Education and I’ve never spent hours trying to decipher school budgets I feel kind of funny asking this, but …
  • Martin Luther King Jr. estate, Harry Belafonte settle legal fight

    Martin Luther King Jr. estate, Harry Belafonte settle legal fight
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The estate of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and U.S. singer and activist Harry Belafonte said on Friday they settled their dispute over possession of documents of the late civil rights leader that gives ownership to the entertainer....

    Keli Goff: Obama could stand to be a little more like LBJ

    On Thursday, President Barack Obama joined other dignitaries at a civil rights summit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson's signature accomplishment as president passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. And in a nod to the...

    Great Divide: Gap between poor and wealthiest continues to widen

    "There is nothing new about poverty. What is new, however, is that we have the resources to get rid of it." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1964 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech MEMPHIS, Tenn. A month after Natalie Vazquez lost the best-paying job she'd...

    Panel at LBJ library discusses Civil Rights Act

    AUSTIN, Texas Day two of a three-day summit at the LBJ Presidential Library to commemorate the anniversary of Lyndon B. Johnson's 1964 Civil Rights Act brought more spirited discussions and a gathering of political and intellectual firepower Wednesday,...