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  • Confederate Flags Left At Martin Luther King’s Church in Atlanta

    Jul 30, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Someone carefully arranged Confederate battle flags on the grounds of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s church in Atlanta, and authorities said Thursday they were looking for two white males who were captured on surveillance camera leaving the banners behind. Atlanta police Chief George Turner said his agency was working with federal authorities and hate […]

  • Nichelle Nichols ‘Awake’ and ‘In Good Spirits’ After Mild Stroke

    Jun 5, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Nichelle Nichols is on the mend after suffering a stroke Wednesday at her Los Angeles home. Tests indicate the stroke was mild, her booking manager, Zachery McGinnis, said Friday. He said the 82-year-old actress began therapy Friday. The actress, who played Lt. Nyota Uhura in the original “Star Trek” TV series and in follow-up films, […]

  • Fox News Signs MLK Jr.’s Niece, Alveda King, As a Contributor

    Mar 9, 15 by Qwest7 4 Comments

    *Fox News’ newest contributor carries a bit more historical weight than others. In a press release issued Friday (March 6), the network announced they have signed the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s niece, Dr. Alveda King, to “provide social and cultural commentary across FNC’s daytime and primetime programming.” Known for her conservative views, King has […]

  • Judge in MLK Traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize Case Could Rule Soon

    Jan 13, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *The dispute between the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s heirs over the late civil rights leader’s traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize could enter a new chapter. The Associated Press reports that Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney could decide the case today or let it go to trial. The judge stated that when […]

  • ‘Selma’ Director Makes History with Golden Globe Nomination

    Dec 11, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *While “Birdman” and “Boyhood” continued their dominance this awards season with Golden Globe nominations Thursday morning in top categories, it was “Selma” that made history at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards nominations. Ava DuVernay became the first African American female filmmaker in the history of the Golden Globes to be nominated in the best director […]

  • Jamie Foxx, Oliver Stone, Spielberg Circle ‘MLK’ Biopic

    Oct 11, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Oliver Stone might be wading back into the political arena for his next movie project — and could bring Jamie Foxx with him. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the director, who has tackled hot-button biopics with JFK, Nixon and W., is in talks to direct the untitled Martin Luther King Jr. project being made as […]