Tag "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr."

Rally honors the legacy of King

    Rally honors the legacy of King

To commemorate Dr. King’s legacy of championing working people’s rights, a rally was held in his honor at Winston Square.

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Guest Editorial: Super Bowl commercial misuses King

    Guest Editorial: Super Bowl commercial misuses King

With a Super Bowl commercial that used as its soundtrack a sermon delivered by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years earlier to the day, they got the notice they wanted. Much of the reaction, though, amounted to a richly deserved thumbs-down.

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Commentary: What would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. say about today’s America?

    Commentary: What would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. say about today’s  America?

By James B. Ewers Jr. For many years now, America has recognized the greatness of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He inspired a movement based upon non-violence to make America understand it was treating many of its citizens poorly and unfairly.

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Renowned scholar sings to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. in 2018

    Renowned scholar sings to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. in 2018

Dr. Louise Toppin, a soprano and renowned scholar of African-American art song, performed freedom songs at Home Moravian Church on Sunday, Jan. 14, as part of the church’s Songs of Justice and Peace program, a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.

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Commentary: Acknowledging unprecedented support for HBCUs

    Commentary: Acknowledging unprecedented support for HBCUs

Ben Chavis Guest Columnist The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. routinely would remind those of us who worked for

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There are ‘two Americas,’ ministers’ group says

    There are ‘two Americas,’ ministers’ group says

Submitted photo CHRONICLE STAFF REPORT To commemorate the holiday to remember civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the

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Editorial:Obama legacy builds on MLK’s dream

    Editorial:Obama legacy builds on MLK’s dream

So many people couldn’t believe that a black man could be elected president of the United States of America ever,

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MLK Noon Hour Commemoration celebrates its 37th year

    MLK Noon Hour Commemoration celebrates its 37th year

Photo by Timothy Ramsey BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY  THE CHRONICLE The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Noon Hour Commemoration has been

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Dr. King’s legacy honored at Kneel-in

    Dr. King’s legacy honored at Kneel-in

Photo by Timothy Ramsey Following the panel discussion many people stayed to collectively pray in a candlelight vigil. BY TIMOTHY

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N.C. Black Rep celebrates Dr. King’s actual birthday

    N.C. Black Rep celebrates Dr. King’s actual birthday

Photo by Tevin Stinson BY TEVIN STINSON  THE CHRONICLE  While most of the residents, local organizations and people across the

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