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  • Simsbury To Hold Fifth Annual MLK Day Celebration

    SIMSBURY — Martha Brackeen-Harris remembers the segregated drinking fountains, sitting on the back of the bus and lodging in dorm rooms at black colleges instead of hotels. But more vividly, Brackeen-Harris remembers meeting Martin Luther King Jr....
  • Free MLK: The family feuds over the rights leader's artifacts

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Jan. 15: If Martin Luther King Jr. hadn't been assassinated in 1968, he could have turned 86 today, Jan. 15. The half-century anniversaries of the 1963 March on Washington,...
  • Lewis W. Diuguid: Martin Luther King holiday must help make black lives matter

    For this year's national holiday celebrating the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., all of the speeches, marches, singing and rallies have to somehow have roots in Ferguson, Mo. It's because a year ago Michael Brown was very much alive to...
  • Martin Luther King's children go to court over Bible, Nobel Peace Prize

    Three children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have gone to court over control of their father's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. A judge failed to issue a ruling on the dispute Tuesday. Last year, brothers Dexter King and Martin Luther King III compelled...
  • David Oyelowo tackles King role in 'Selma'

    In the emotionally potent historical drama "Selma," the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. leads a dangerous crusade to secure equal voting rights for black Americans. Oscar watchers expect the film to have as much impact as last year's best picture winner,...
  • Performances opening 2015 take audiences from Paris to 'Oz'

    Performances opening 2015 take audiences from Paris to 'Oz'
    Theater groups schedule and plan productions months, sometimes years, in advance of opening night. And so, with the tragic events this past week in France, it is a fitting coincidence that two local groups raise the curtain on 2015 with shows that pay...
  • Analysis: Mexico scandals taint all levels of government, which offer only more of the same

    As he heads to Washington on Monday to meet with Barack Obama, Enrique Pena Nieto leaves behind a year that was hardly what he had envisioned. The Mexican president and his team started 2014 carrying out a slew of newly passed reforms, from breaking up...
  • Rachel Marsden: Obama's video-game interventionism is no help to Europe

    U.S. President Barack Obama, the premature Nobel Peace Prize winner, appears to have finally pried himself away from the gaming console and gone outside for some fresh air. Hopefully he'll stay there so Europe can recover from its hangover -- and from...
  • Including Dodgers TV situation, he'll be reveling in causes in 2015

    Including Dodgers TV situation, he'll be reveling in causes in 2015
    As we all know, what you get out of life depends on what you put into it. So my first impulse each day — amid so many impulses — is to wonder, "How can I make this world even better?" As evidence, I point to last season's seminal work on the...
  • Legal feud among Martin Luther King's children on display in court

    Legal feud among Martin Luther King's children on display in court
    A family feud among the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s children was on display in an Atlanta courtroom Tuesday as his heirs sparred over who owns his personal Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal. Martin Luther King III and Dexter Scott King want to...
  • Kings back in court over ownership of Nobel Prize

    ATLANTA Two days before Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 86, a Fulton County judge on Tuesday considered arguments by his children over the ownership of King's most cherished honor his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize. The judge did not rule immediately....