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  • Thousands celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Miramar parade

    Thousands celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Miramar parade
    Some spectators didn't need to travel far to watch the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade, taking in shade in their backyards. Others traveled for miles to celebrate the civil rights leader's birthday. The parade started at 11:30 a.m. at Forzano Park...
  • Warriors whip Nuggets 122-79 for franchise record 16th straight home win

    James Michael McAdoo signed a 10-day contract Monday morning after getting called up from the NBA Development League. By late afternoon, he had teammates and fans cheering his debut and went home with the game ball. That's the kind of season it has...
  • Michael Brown protesters clash with Martin Luther King Day observers

    ST. LOUIS In the latest echo from last year's Ferguson unrest, protesters invoking Michael Brown's name burst into an auditorium at Harris-Stowe State University Monday afternoon and briefly disrupted a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. The...
  • Day honoring King's legacy comes amid calls for renewed activism

    ATLANTA Drawing from the film "Selma," ongoing protests over police-involved shootings and global acts of terror, faith and academic leaders Monday prescribed the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to help heal a still-fractured world. Speaking at...
  • Final Freedom Train in Bay Area ends 30 years of celebrating King's legacy

    SAN JOSE, Calif. America's final Freedom Train chugged out of San Jose's Diridon Station and into the history books Monday, ending three decades of tributes on the nation's rails to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s enduring legacy. After years of declining...
  • Morgan State lacks toughness in 65-58 loss to Bethune-Cookman

    Morgan State lacks toughness in 65-58 loss to Bethune-Cookman
    Morgan State coach Todd Bozeman remembers when his team was called the "Baltimore bullies" by opponents in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference because of its toughness. Now, Bozeman is worried the Bears have lost some of that edge. While Morgan...
  • 'Selma' stars, including Oprah Winfrey, march in Alabama, honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

    SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie "Selma" marched with hundreds Sunday ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, recalling one of the bloodiest chapters of the civil rights struggle. Their steps in tribute to King in...
  • King's message of civil disobedience resonates among protesters

    King's message of civil disobedience resonates among protesters
    When he first heard that a white police officer had fatally shot a young black man near St. Louis last summer, the Rev. Jamal Bryant got a sick feeling in his stomach. Then a friend sent video. "Seeing Michael Brown's body on the ground, covered in...
  • Oprah, other 'Selma' stars march in Alabama ahead of MLK holiday; recall civil rights struggle

    Oprah Winfrey, fellow actors from the movie "Selma" and hundreds of others marched to recall one of the bloodiest chapters of the civil rights movement on Sunday, the eve of the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. The remembrance comes after...
  • 'American Sniper' scores huge at box office, soon to top $100 million

    Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" has already surpassed tracking expectations for the holiday weekend, pulling in a projected $90.2 million in the U.S. and Canada from Friday through Sunday. The war drama is poised to add about $15 million Monday,...
  • MLK corridors being revamped in Hallandale Beach, Pompano Beach

    It wasn't always this way. Two roadways in Hallandale Beach and Pompano Beach, both popular thoroughfares in the black community, would eventually be named after slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The one-time charming streets...