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White Woman Says Her African Daughters Experienced 'Worst Racism' From Blacks

A clueless mother and "educator" writes about teaching her African daughters not to "see color."

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A writer for the Federalist, a conservative publication that uses tags in its stories like "Black Crime" to catalog incidents, and defended Roy Moore dating teenagers, wrote a story about her African adopted daughters not being Black girls, but Americans.

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John Lewis, Barack Obama Share MLK's Legacy with Young Leaders

"It was a very sad and dark time for me. He was my leader, he was my inspiration," Lewis said of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination 50 years ago.

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"Fifty years ago today, I was with Robert Kennedy in Indianapolis when we heard that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had been shot and killed," Congressman John Lewis (D-Ga.) wrote in a message released Wednesday morning.

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AT&T's David Huntley on Living the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of civil rights icon Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Tyler Perry Speaks to Young Men of 5000 Role Models on MLK Day, Donates $100,000

Perry, who grew up in poverty in New Orleans, was so inspired by Rep. Frederica Wilson's (D-Fla.) organization for at-risk boys that he wrote a $100,000 check from his seat on stage.

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Media mogul Tyler Perry was present on MLK Day in Miami, Fla., to honor 58 young men, ages 9-19, graduating from the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project. Perry, who experienced a tumultuous, abusive childhood, was so moved he took out his checkbook while on stage to make a donation to the same organization that also helped fallen soldier Sgt. La David Johnson flourish.

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N-word Photo Prompts Protest at Arizona High School

One of the six girls in the photo apologizes, while a privileged school and community are placed in the national spotlight for racism.

By Sheryl Estrada

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Dr. King, Donald Trump and The Drum Major Instinct

Dr. Martin Luther King's "The Drum Major Instinct" speech has profound lessons for today.

As we celebrate this year's Dr. Martin Luther King holiday, I'm reflecting on one of his most famous speeches: "The Drum Major Instinct."

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Huckabee: Dr. MLK Would 'Be Appalled By' Black Lives Matter

Dr. King: "When there is rocklike intransigence or sophisticated manipulation that mocks the empty-handed petitioner, rage replaces reason."

In an interview with CNN, former Arkansas Gov. and current presidential Republican contender Mike Huckabee shared his thoughts on how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would "be appalled by" the Black Lives Matter movement.

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MLK Day Celebrations Turn Into More Protests

Activists all over the country took the opportunity to hold protests on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, pointing out that Dr. King's dream remains far from a reality.

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By Julissa Catalan

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SLIDESHOW: Living Through the Words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

With civil rights at the forefront this year, one can only imagine the powerful words Dr. King would deliver to protesters nationwide.

This year, perhaps more than ever, civil rights are at the forefront on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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