Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 28 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:17:16 MST Newspapers Jerry Earl Johnston: How the Nobel Prize makes us noble Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Nobel 1970) said a country with a great writer is a country with a second government.... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:48:40 MDT Father's photos from Mormon Pavilion in Texas worth thousands of words I wasn’t yet born in 1968 when my late father attended the HemisFair world exposition in San Antonio, Texas. But I have... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 22:00:00 MDT Colorado school board vote doesn't appease critics Students, parents and teachers in suburban Denver vow to continue demonstrating against a school board's new conservative... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 20:51:46 MDT Q&A: What are students in Colorado protesting? A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:35:54 MDT Meet 'My Three Rabbis' “Rabbi” has become a title that gets tossed around a lot. Sometimes, “rabbi” actually refers to a... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 05:00:00 MDT 15 places named after religious figures What's in a name? Well, these places got their monikers thanks to the help of religious figures, both small and large scale. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:30:00 MDT How interfaith initiatives empower young people Often cited as America's least religious generation, millennials find friendship and strengthen their personal faith through... Sat, 06 Sep 2014 06:10:00 MDT Richard Davis: Feeling squeezed? It's not just the recession American workers are in serious trouble today, and Congress and the president need to do more to protect working families. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:55:04 MDT Why public special education programs are flopping in NYC New York City is now spending $200 million on private schools for special education. Critics argue that this is sapping the... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:05:00 MDT Association honors Darius Gray for contributions to Mormon history One of the founders of the Genesis group, Darius Gray, has been honored by the Mormon History Association with a special... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:00:05 MDT Moore, Warren predict Hobby Lobby win at Supreme Court Megachurch pastor Rick Warren and religious liberty advocate Russell Moore predicted the U.S. Supreme Court would find in... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 16:50:00 MDT Revenge may seem sweet, but it makes for a sour disposition Harvey Mackay is one of several presenters at the June 19 Rocky Mountain Leadership Conference, sponsored by Utah Business... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:11:54 MDT Poet Maya Angelou remembered for wisdom, clarity First lady Michelle Obama lauded poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a... Sat, 07 Jun 2014 22:25:23 MDT Mormon history group honors Darius Gray Now, the Mormon History Association has honored Darius Gray with a special citation for outstanding contributions to Mormon... Sat, 07 Jun 2014 10:45:38 MDT Is pulpit plagiarism on the rise? Some blame the Internet More pastors have been accused of plagiarism lately which raises the question of how this affects congregations and how... Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:35:00 MDT Suspect in shootings at Jewish centers shows that hate is hard to handle In 1987, Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. wrote a six-page letter to a federal judge, pleading for leniency. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:27:44 MDT Abortion in cases of rape: New rifts in old debate Poll after poll over many years have shown that Americans overwhelmingly support legal access to abortion for women... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Long-sought diplomat added to FBI's 'most wanted' A diplomat suspected of killing his wife, mother and three sons in 1976 was added to the FBI's list of "Ten Most Wanted... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:42:53 MDT Rosa Parks archives remain unsold in warehouse At a time when interest in civil rights memorabilia is rekindled, a lifetime's worth of Rosa Parks' belongings — among... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:37:03 MDT Rand Paul speaks at Berkeley, criticizes Obama and others over surveillance issue In a university speech, Republican Sen. Rand Paul criticized President Barack Obama and other government leaders over recent... Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:09:45 MDT Calvary Baptist pastor offers a helping hand during 40 years of service Pastor France Davis, 67, celebrates 40 years of leading the Calvary Baptist Church in Salt Lake City. This article looks at... Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:35:00 MDT John F. Kennedy holds complex place in black history Not that many years ago, three portraits hung in thousands of African-American homes, a visual tribute to men who had helped... Thu, 21 Nov 2013 07:05:00 MST A look at Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients President Barack Obama honored 16 prominent Americans Wednesday with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest award the... Wed, 20 Nov 2013 11:56:20 MST Richard Davis: We must restore the trust lost when JFK died Is it possible to return to an era when Americans believed in their government, as well as other institutions? Can... Wed, 20 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MST New Bartlett's compiles black quotations For the debut Bartlett's anthology of black quotations, editor Retha Powers wanted to capture the personal, the political and... Fri, 15 Nov 2013 07:52:43 MST 5 decades later, some JFK probe files still sealed Five decades after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot and long after official inquiries ended, thousands of pages of... Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:00:00 MST Advisers: President Obama nurtures his faith away from the spotlight President Barack Obama is not an overtly religious man. He and his family rarely attend church, and he almost never... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 11:22:30 MDT U.S. will weather 'governance problem' better than any other nation, former Secretary of State says The nation needs leaders who "know the difference between principle and policy disagreements," former Secretary of State... Fri, 11 Oct 2013 18:30:00 MDT Swiss to vote on guaranteed income; could it work? Switzerland will vote on whether to have an unconditional guaranteed basic income of 2,500 Swiss francs per month from the... Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:10:00 MDT Christian photographer writes about leaving Syria Karim Shamsi-Basha spent his childhood in Damascus, Syria, and when he tells that to Christians, they ask if he knew the road... Wed, 25 Sep 2013 07:09:55 MDT In the Whirled: Socializing our kids to death We live in a day and age when teamwork has never been more valued. We send kids to school at younger ages so they can... Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:05:00 MDT The 'Dream' lives on: Utahns mark MLK speech but say there's more needs to be done For Freddie Belle Phillips Cooper, participating Wednesday in a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther... Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:39:43 MDT Commentary: BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall focused on #EveryDayGreatness BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall joined Twitter last April, but he's not tweeting about what he ate for breakfast or secrets... Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:20:00 MDT New Harmony: Was America made in the image of Moses? When a book appears called “America’s Prophet,” these days most Americans — not just Utahns —... Sat, 31 Aug 2013 05:00:00 MDT More than 300 sites ring bells for MLK speech Church bells were ringing out Wednesday at the National Cathedral and nationwide to answer a call from one of the most... Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:16:16 MDT The 15 best quotes from Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech Three lists that highlight the March on Washington. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 10:05:00 MDT More than 100 sites to ring bells for MLK speech The final refrain of Martin Luther King Jr.'s most famous speech will echo around the world as bells from churches, schools... Wed, 28 Aug 2013 06:45:01 MDT In our opinion: Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'dream' 50 years later The commemoration march was last weekend, but today marks the official anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs... Wed, 28 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT Kathleen Parker: Obama helps no one by making himself the 'victim in chief' Barack Obama helped lead the way when he identified himself with Trayvon Martin, shot by George Zimmerman in the... Tue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT 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... Sun, 25 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT In our opinion: 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... Sun, 25 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT 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,... Sat, 24 Aug 2013 12:24:46 MDT 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... Sat, 24 Aug 2013 12:00:00 MDT 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... Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT 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. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:10:57 MDT Obama to honor Bill Clinton, Oprah with freedom medal Former President Bill Clinton is headed back to the White House — just for a day — and Oprah is coming, too. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:54:19 MDT Bob Ray Sanders: 50 years later, voting rights not secure for all Americans Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the day Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech at the great March on... Sun, 04 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT Religious liberty has become call to action for conservatives In the wake of court rulings on same-sex marriage, political observers have been connecting the dots between religious groups... Sat, 03 Aug 2013 11:25:00 MDT Green paint splattered on the Lincoln Memorial Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:00:00 MDT