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10 Things You May or May Not Know about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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In honor of his birthday, we wanted to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by pointing out a few things that you may or may not know about the acclaimed Civil Rights Leader. Happy Birthday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. May you rest in prosperity. 1.
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Reverend Al Sharpton Sits Down with Oprah Winfrey for “Oprah’s Next Chapter”

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Radio Facts: Reverend Al Sharpton Sits Down with Oprah Winfrey for “Oprah’s Next Chapter” Sunday November 3 at 9pm ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network New York, NY – November 4, 2013 - Civil rights leader and television host Reverend Al Sharpton will sit down with Oprah Winfrey for an in-depth interview on “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” Sunday, November 17

PBS PREVIEW CLIPS / Ep 4-6 "African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross"

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The remaining three episodes of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s critically acclaimed PBS docu-series “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross,” which will air Tuesday November 12th, 19th and 26th at 8pm ET/PT on PBS.

PBS PREVIEW CLIPS / Ep 4-6 “African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross”

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The remaining three episodes of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s critically acclaimed PBS docu-series “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross,” which will air Tuesday November 12th, 19th and 26th at 8pm ET/PT on PBS.
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Martin Luther King Jr’s Handwritten Notes up for Auction

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Martin Luther King, Jr.’s handwritten notes, writings and correspondence among important Civil Rights era history at Heritage AuctionsConsigned by King’s personal secretary, Maude Ballou, who worked closely with MLK through the early years of the struggle in the late 1950s; cited by King as a good friend; at auction in New York, Oct.

The March Premieres August 27 on PBS, Documentary Explores the March on Washington

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The 1963 March on Washington was a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement. More than 250,000 people joined in peaceful demonstration for racial and economic equality. Their clarion call helped usher in sweeping civil rights legislation and a sea change in public opinion, and the event endures today as a symbol of unity and monumental...
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Jamie Foxx to host BBVA Compass Concert for Human Rights

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Radio Facts: Radio Facts: Academy Award®-winning superstar Jamie Foxx will host the BBVA Compass Concert for Human Rights on Saturday, Sept. 14, at The Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center in Birmingham, Ala. The event will feature musical performances by Grammy® award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott and 2013 BET Lifetime Achievement Honoree and R&B singer-songwriter Charlie Wilson .

Singer Donnie McClurkin Expresses Extreme Dismay over being Booted from Civil Rights Event (vid)

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Singer, Minister Donnie McClurkin is disappointed that the Mayor of DC uninvited him to the Civil Rights event this past weekend after complaints surfaced that the ex-gay minister did not fit the criteria for the event that was about love and unity.
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THE BUTLER Audiobook Companion To The Major Motion Picture Narrated By Forest Whitaker And...

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Radio Facts: Radio Facts: Simon & Schuster Audio, in association with The Weinstein Company, is proud to announce the August 2013 publication of THE BUTLER: A Witness to History.

Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx, Lenny Kravitz at the 44th NAACP Image Awards

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Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx, Lenny Kravitz at the 44th NAACP Image AwardsThe 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards will be broadcast live on NBC on February 1st. Outstanding actor nominees include Denzel Washington for "Flight", and Jaime Foxx for "Django Unchained".

Michael Baisden’s Million Dollar Business Pitch Campaign

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Radio Facts: Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Michael Baisden Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is Investing in Small Businesses with "Million Dollar Business Pitch" Campaign Dallas - Radio personality,   best-selling author, filmmaker, and leader of the successful civil rights march in Jena, LA, Michael Baisden not only talks the talk afternoons on his nationally syndicated "The Michael Baisden Show,"
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Gay Former Rainbow PUSH Empoyee Files Suit, Names Jesse Jackson

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A gay former employee of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition has filed a lawsuit against Rev. Jesse Jackson, accusing the leader of the civil rights...
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Disovery Channel Investigates “INjustice Files” Civil Rights Cold Cases

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INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY TEAMS WITH DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER KEITH BEAUCH TO EXPLORE KEY FBI CIVIL RIGHTS-ERA COLD CASES IN A NEW DOCU-SERIES THE INJUSTICE FILES"“ In...

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