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  • MLK’s Kids Open Door to Better Relations With Dismissal of Licensing Lawsuit

    Jan 31, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *The door seems to be opening for better relations among the children of Martin Luther King Jr. as one of two lawsuits involving the siblings has been dropped. In a statement last week, Bernice King mentioned that her father’s estate voluntarily dropped its August 2013 lawsuit against the non-profit Martin Luther King Jr. Center for […]

  • MLK’s Kids Trying to Settle Bible, Nobel Prize Disputes Out of Court

    Jan 29, 15 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments


    *The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s children are currently attempting to resolve a legal dispute over their father’s traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize without going to trial, reports the AP. The slain civil rights leader’s estate, which is controlled by his sons, last year asked a judge to order their sister to turn over […]

  • Son of Baldwin Creator Pens Inspirational Open Letter to Ava DuVernay

    Jan 22, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Ava DuVernay’s Oscar nomination snub for best director came as a surprise for many people, including writer/blogger Robert Jones, Jr., who penned an inspirational open letter to the filmmaker. In the missive, posted on IndieWire.com’s Shadow and Act, the Son of Baldwin social justice brand creator cited the strong characters of DuVernay’s past films as a […]

  • Seattle Seahawks Apologize for Putting Victory On MLK’s Level

    Jan 21, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *The Seattle Seahawks may have pulled off an impossible victory over the Green Bay Packers to secure the NFC championship on Sunday, but the team found itself doing damage control over a tweet linking their victory to slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Associated Press reports the Seahawks sent the tweet […]

  • The Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebrated in the City of Inglewood

    Jan 19, 15 by Ricky Richardson Leave a comment


    The City of Inglewood celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, January 15, 2015. This was the City of Inglewood’s 32nd Annual Celebration. The day began with a commemorative program at Crozier Middle School. The celebration continued with a symbolic civil rights march to the parking lot of The […]

  • Turner’s Two Cents: Selma Legacy – March On Ballot Boxes! (Watch)

    Jan 19, 15 by Cameron Turner Leave a comment


    *The epilogue to Ava DuVernay’s stirring, Academy Award-nominated movie Selma reminds us of what became of the heroes and villains of the wrenching 1965 voting rights struggle.  Andrew Young, one of Dr. King’s leading lieutenants, became US ambassador to the United Nations and two-term mayor of Atlanta.  John Lewis embarked upon his longrunning service in […]