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  • Comic book is Rep. John Lewis' civil rights-era teaching tool

    WASHINGTON "March: Book Two," the second installment of the comic book version of Rep. John Lewis' odyssey during the civil rights movement, takes readers inside the days when he and his fellow nonviolent protesters faced a rising wave of violent attacks.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service
    The nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with parades, community service and calls for harmony after a year that again tested the boundaries of race relations in the United States. With major parades in Los Angeles and San Antonio,...

    MTV goes black and white on MLK Jr. Day

    MTV goes black and white on MLK Jr. Day
    MTV is taking the color out of its programming on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to encourage people to talk about what race means in their lives. The youth-oriented TV network is airing its programming in black and white on Monday, a first in the channel's...

    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...

    Memories of '60s civil rights march in Selma, Alabama, still strong for Congressman John Lewis

    Forty-nine years after John Lewis and fellow marchers tried to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, the memories of "Bloody Sunday" are still vivid in his mind. It was one of the defining moments of the civil rights era. "We were beaten,...