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Group funded by white supremacists woos minorities in MLK Jr. anti-immigration ad

A California anti-immigrant group with ties to the white nationalist movement has released a new ad invoking Martin Luther King Jr. in an attempt to appeal to minorities. The 30-second ad, paid for by Californians for Population Stabilization, began airing Tuesday in advance of next week’s holiday honoring the slain…

Harry Belafonte sues Martin Luther King Jr.’s heirs in copyright fight

We’ve covered how Martin Luther King Jr.’s heirs have a long and unfortunate history of being over-aggressive enforcers of the intellectual property of their father — not for the good of society and civil rights, but rather for revenue maximization…  …

WATCH LIVE: Obama honors MLK legacy

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a community service project in Washington, D.C. honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Watch live video from CNN, broadcast Jan. 16, 2012.  …

Obama honors Martin Luther King at Washington church

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama celebrated the legacy of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with his family on Sunday, clapping and swaying to the boisterous strains of “Amazing Grace” at a historic Washington D.C. Baptist church. On the eve of the holiday marking King’s birthday, the…

Ron Paul quits CNN interview after being asked about racist newsletters

Texas congressman and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul ended an interview with CNN after he was questioned about a hate-filled newsletter that was published under his name. The newsletters were published about 20 years ago and contained a number of incendiary comments about African-Americans, such as referring to Martin Luther…

Watch: Cornel West arrested with ‘Occupy D.C.’ in front of Supreme Court

Dr. Cornel West was one of 18 people with “Occupy D.C.” who were arrested on the steps of the Supreme Court last weekend, in solidarity with “Occupy Wall Street” and to mark the date during the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial. As protesters were peacefully demonstrating, West…

Dr. King’s Dream – poll tested by CNN

A new CNN poll found that two-thirds of blacks believe Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision for race relations has been fulfilled. The CNN-Opinion Research Corp. survey was released Monday, a federal holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader and a day before Barack Obama is to be sworn in as…

Everyone’s Just Clear To Me

Macsmind: Again, quoting Dr. King. “I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” The left, not the right, has ignored this dream from the…

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