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Martin Luther King Jr.

American civil rights activist and leader (1929–1968)

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Martin Luther King Jr.: American civil rights activist and leader (1929–1968)
Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the American civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King advanced civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. He was the son of early civil rights activist Martin Luther King Sr.

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MLK’s Daughter Condemns McCarthy [Video]

MLK’s Daughter Condemns McCarthy

Bernice King, Martin Luther King’s daughter, condemned House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy after he cited her father to attack critical race theory.

Credit: HuffPost NOW News     Duration: 01:20Published
Iconic Atlanta: From civil rights to swagger [Video]

Iconic Atlanta: From civil rights to swagger

Experience Atlanta’s living legacy by walking in the footsteps of MLK and rolling with the ATL vibe.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 07:15Published
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recalls interviewing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. [Video]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recalls interviewing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

NBA legend and Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks with CNN’s Don Lemon about his new documentary and Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 05:53Published
Sen. Johnson twists MLK Jr.'s words to deny systemic racism in US [Video]

Sen. Johnson twists MLK Jr.'s words to deny systemic racism in US

CNN’s Don Lemon talks to Peniel Joseph, Professor of History at the University of Texas and author of “The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.”,..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 03:27Published
'United Shades' imagines the moment 'Star Trek's' Nichelle Nichols met MLK [Video]

'United Shades' imagines the moment 'Star Trek's' Nichelle Nichols met MLK

After “Star Trek’s” launch, legendary actress Nichelle Nichols considered leaving the series – until an encounter with one of her biggest fans.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 01:41Published
Bernice King says she hated White men. One man's gesture changed everything [Video]

Bernice King says she hated White men. One man's gesture changed everything

CNN’s Zain Asher speaks with Bernice King, the daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., about the dangers of hatred and overcoming it.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 03:09Published

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Shaq's Historic Krispy Kreme Shop 'Gutted' In Massive Fire, Vows to 'Bounce Back'

The historic Krispy Kreme donut shop in Atlanta -- which is owned by Shaq and has ties to Martin Luther King Jr. -- was "gutted" in a massive fire Wednesday morning ... but the NBA legend has vowed to..
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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Family Lays Wreath on His Tomb

Martin Luther King Jr.'s loved ones paid their respects to the legendary Civil Rights leader ... on the day America honors the man whose dream for equality in the country is still being fought for..
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Bernice King Says Pro-Trump Rioters Should Be Punished

Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter wants to see the rioters who stormed the Capitol get more than a slap on the wrist ... she says letting them off easy sends the wrong message. Bernice King tells TMZ..
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Dr. Bernice King Says Police System Built on Slavery Must be Dismantled

Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter, Dr. Bernice King, is convinced that modern-day policing is structured after brutal slave tactics used for centuries in this country ... and needs to be completely..
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Hong Kong's last British governor likens city's democrats to Mandela, King

The last British colonial governor of Hong Kong said the city's democrats are on the same side of history as Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King, and blamed Chinese President Xi Jinping for..
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Sanjay Raut quotes Martin Luther King to hit out at BJP over CAA

If politics creates religious issues, then one should know the country is being run by wrong people, Raut said while attributing the comment to the legendary civil rights leader. The 57-year-old..
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Martin Luther King's daughter tells Facebook disinformation helped kill civil rights leader

Disinformation campaigns helped lead to the assassination of Martin Luther King, the daughter of the U.S. civil rights champion said on Thursday after the head of Facebook said social media should not..
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Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary: Nation remembers its father, salutes his indomitable spirit

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‘Howdy, Pelosi!’ says S Jaishankar, eye on Democrats

Quite apart from the Mahatma Gandhi-Martin Luther King symbolism that will pervade the event, Jaishankar’s appearance with Pelosi will be a way of balancing the politics which is perceived to have..
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PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at United Nations, says 'he understood the power of democracy'

"Gandhi ji inspired the lives of those who never ever met him. Martin Luther King Junior and Nelson Mandela's policies and ideologies were based on Mahatma Gandhi's vision," PM Modi said.
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