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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...

 Violence and Christian Nationalism

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One year ago at the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021, the world witnessed one way in which Christian nationalism imperils American democracy. We’ve all seen photos and...

Annual MLK Day Holiday Food Distribution

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Atlanta, GA (January 2022). Hosea Helps, Inc. celebrates the Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday as a day on – not a day off. Hosea Helps founder, Reverend Hosea L....

"moderate" Democrats West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin and Arizona Senator Kirsten Sinema

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WASHINGTON — Leading civil rights organizations released the following joint statement urging senators to be on the right side of history and pass the Freedom to Vote: John...

deadly fires in both the Bronx, New York and Philadelphia

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As leaders shift blame from electric space heaters to overcrowded housing in the wake of deadly fires in both the Bronx, New York and Philadelphia, experts say the true...

FBI agents on Thursday arrested Stewart Rhodes, the founder of far-right Oath Keepers,

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FBI agents on Thursday arrested Stewart Rhodes, the founder of far-right Oath Keepers, and charged him with seditious conspiracy, the Justice Department announced.

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The House select committee investigating the January 6 riot is asking Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy

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(CNN)--The House select committee investigating the January 6 riot is asking Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a California Republican, to voluntarily provide information to...

racist threats leveled against Rachael Rollins.

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A recent CNN report highlighted the racist threats leveled against Rachael Rollins, the first Black woman to lead the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Massachusetts.

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Alabama plan to use COVID funds for prisons.

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Following over a thousand public comments, including those from SPLC Action Fund and our coalition partners with Communities Not Prisons, months of protest,...

the words and message of my hero the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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These days is it a mistake to bring up the storied practices of racism in the United States. The identification and labeling of the plain view prejudice and...

POP Voting Rights March

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In the aftermath of President Biden’s historic speech in support of voting rights a march is being called by the People’s Organization For Progress for the upcoming birthday of...

New York Mayor Eric Adams cites "problem of white supremacy" for hiring his brother Bernard Adams (above).

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New York Mayor Eric Adams cites "problem of white supremacy" in hiring his brother Bernard Adams (above).

Trying to get in front of any criticism over his...

President Biden’s call for voting rights legislation

ATLANTA – Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., and Vice President Kamala Harris delivered speeches highlighting the importance of passing federal legislation to address unconstitutional anti-...

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