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Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, who helped defend the US Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection

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Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, who helped defend the US Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection, said that the riot could have "easily been a bloodbath" had it not...

award to Frank Washington and the Coalition to Save Historic Thoroughfare

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(THOROUGHFARE, VA, 1/22/22) – The Prince William County Human Rights Commission recently presented an award to Frank Washington and the Coalition to Save Historic...

Republican politicians lie.

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If you look at how polls and politics are shaping up, it is shamefully obvious that Republicans, in general, simply do not represent what most Americans say they want. This...

Kyle Rittenhouse asked a court to return the rifle he used to fatally shoot two protesters in Kenosha

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Kyle Rittenhouse asked a court to return the rifle he used to fatally shoot two protesters in Kenosha, Wis., in 2020 — so he can destroy the firearm, according to his...

last weekend’s hostage crisis at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Texas.

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Antisemitism, the oldest hatred, is thriving in the United States, as evidenced by last weekend’s hostage crisis at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Texas.

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King Family on Failed Voting Rights Vote

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Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Senator Manchin, Senator Sinema, and 50 Republican Senators failed to vote to support a talking filibuster to advance the Freedom to Vote:...

failed voting rights legislation in the Senate

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) and the Congressional Black Caucus issued the following statement regarding the failed voting...

Dr. King’s “Beyond Speech” at NYC Riverside Church.

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I decided to honor Martin Luther King Day this year by reading — and trying to absorb, more fully than ever before — the entirety (nearly 7,000 words) of the iconic speech...

Everyone knows that a nuclear war cannot be won

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The corporate-military-political complex that continues to renew the arsenals of the nine nuclear nations represents a colossal failure of imagination.

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Charles McGeeone of last Tuskegee Airmen dies.

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Charles McGee, one of a handful of Tuskegee Airmen pilots still alive in 2022, has died, his family announced Sunday. He was 102.  

McGee, of Bethesda,...

 need to protect voting rights

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January 17, 2022, Washington, DC -The following statements, regarding the need to protect voting rights, was released by the National Council of the Churches of Christ.
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King’s 1963 excerpt from his Letter from a Birmingham Jail

“For years now, I have heard the word “Wait!” It rings in the ear of every Negro with piercing familiarity. This “Wait” has almost always meant “Never.” We must come to see . . .that justice too...

Dr. King’s life of leadership and service

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Washington, D.C. — Patrick Gaspard, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, released the following statement in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr...

Toward Black Liberation

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Have you given it much thought? What does the US mean to Black Americans?

We have described elsewhere how, on an adjusted basis, other nations’...

Dr. King’s vision for a “beloved community,”

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This week, U.S. Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA) recognized the approaching Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday by sharing a message of hope for Georgians and...

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