Martin Luther King Jr.

Is Martin Luther King Jr.'s dreama reality? In a changed Birmingham, Ala., yes and no

When he boarded a Greyhound bus on his way to Princeton University, Glennon Threatt promised himself he'd never come back here. As a young black man, he saw no chance... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2013

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Martin Luther King Jr. and the call of faith

Fifty years ago this week, a quarter of a million Americans converged on the nation's capital in the largest and most important civil rights demonstration in American... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2013

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Marching for King's dream: 'The task is not done'

Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, commemorating the 50th anniversary of his famous... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2013

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March on Washington showcased religious roots of Civil Rights movement

A quick scan of the program of the March on Washington, which included three prayers, gospel music and four speeches by religious leaders, illustrates how religion... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2013

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Politics and casting cameos undermine otherwise solid 'Butler'

"The Butler" is alternately touching, sobering, depressing and even unnerving. Half of this movie will make you feel like a better person for having watched it; the... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2013

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Utah to honor 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. speech

The state will honor the 50th anniversary of one of the most famous speeches in U.S. history. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2013

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