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Loyola Marymount Recognizes Danny Bakewell Sr. in Special MLK Interfaith Service 
January 26, 2023
A beautiful service in honor of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was held at Loyola Marymount University on January 18, 2023.   ... read more »
Jim Brown Did Not Agree With Martin Luther King Jr.’s Passive Resistance
January 12, 2023
NFL great Jim Brown has earned many accolades in the NFL. He was the 1957 NFL Rookie of the Year that became an eight-time Pro Bowler, a three-time NFL MVP, and an NFL champion. He also was a prominent actor, starring in “The Dirty Dozen,” “The Split” and “Any Given Sunday.” ... read more »
Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89
August 4, 2022
Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood as communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. ... read more »
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Alabama law awarding honorary degree to civil rights lawyer 
May 12, 2022
A civil rights lawyer who once fought to desegregate the University of Alabama is now receiving an honorary degree from the school.  ... read more »
Baldwin Vista Residents Oppose County’s Opening Public Trail in Their Neighborhood
March 2, 2022
At 3:30 a.m., on December 14, 1963, less than two years after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous visit to Los Angeles, the Baldwin Hills Reservoir Dam, in South Los Angeles broke, releasing 250 million gallons of water, destroying homes and killing five people. ... read more »
How Teachers Honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy in 2022
February 10, 2022
Hill, assistant principal and creative writing teacher at Holly Ridge Elementary School in Richland Parish, said he is launching the Ernest Hill Great Read on the holiday as part of his role as the 2022 Louisiana Middle School Teacher of the Year. ... read more »
Cedars Sinai MLK Roundtable With L.A. Sentinel Publisher Danny J. Bakewell Sr.
February 2, 2022
Monday, January 17, 2022- Cedars-Sinai’s virtual 20th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration—a yearly gathering honoring the life and legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ... read more »
Martin Luther King, Jr. – The Other America 2.0
January 13, 2022
In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., espoused that America literally existed as two Americas.  In his depiction of the two Americas, Dr. King spoke of one America where the land overflowed with the “milk of prosperity and the honey of opportunity.”  King implored Blacks to imagine experiencing the unencumbered pursuit of happiness.  ... read more »
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January 13: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday Denied to Become State Holiday,1987
January 13, 2022
January 13: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday was Denied to Become State Holiday,1987 ... read more »
Giving Thanks
November 25, 2021
“In everything give thanks.” That Bible verse can be hard to put into practice. Just by being alive we can be sure of having moments of sadness as well as happiness. When you’re active in politics, you experience both wins and losses. Sometimes it can be hard to feel grateful. ... read more »
Malikah Shabazz, a daughter of Malcolm X, dies at 56
November 23, 2021
Malikah Shabazz, one of six daughters of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X, was found dead in her home in New York City, police said Tuesday. She was 56. Shabazz was found Monday in her home in Brooklyn, a police spokesperson said. Her death appeared to be from natural causes, he said. ... read more »
Wilmington Highlights Black Art with Return of Exhibition
November 1, 2021
The National Guard had occupied Delaware's largest city for nine months in the wake of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, and the trauma from both of these events left the Black community reeling, marking a moment in Wilmington's history that city residents still recall today. ... read more »
October 14: Martin Luther King Jr. received a Nobel Peace Prize, 1964
October 14, 2021
October 14: Martin Luther King Jr. received a Nobel Peace Prize, 1964 ... read more »
Couple Preserving Florida House Linked to Martin Luther King
October 11, 2021
A house connected to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is now in the hands of a couple who plans to preserve it. ... read more »
Metro Officials Give Update on Crenshaw/LAX Project
October 7, 2021
Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX Transit Line is moving closer to opening, according to CEO Stephanie Wiggins and top managers assigned to the project.   ... read more »
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