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Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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In a time where our country is more divided than united, this year’s honoring of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day seems even more necessary than ever. After over 30 years of celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s efforts for racial equality, we still look to him today for words of wisdom, hope, and example. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will always be remembered for his nonviolent activism, even once faced with violence himself, and his unwavering bravery to stand up for what he believed in. Join us as we honor him on this day.

MLK Day Tribute in Alabama

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To pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr., Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo, and fellow actors from the Oscar-nominated film Selma marched with a large crowd in Alabama. Oyelowo, who played the iconic leader in Selma, spoke to the crowd about his admiration for Dr. King, Jr., and what it was like playing the role. "I felt his ...

Happy Birthday Trayvon Martin

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Today while I was on Twitter, I stumbled across a  heart-wrenching tweet from Sybrina Fulton, the mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. Today would've been Trayvon's 19th birthday, and to commemorate, she tweeted a moving image of her son's unforgettable face blending in with the American flag, with the words "Happy 19th Birthday Trayvon" written on the ...