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  • 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 […]

  • Los Angeles Press Club Holds First Panel Discussion on Dr. King

    Jan 17, 12 by jasmynecannick Leave a comment

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Press Club held its first ever panel discussion on the legacy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  On Thursday, January 12, 2012, the prestigious press club hosted a discussion entitled, “What if Dr. King Tweeted the Movement?”  Organized by the press club’s newly elected and first Black board member Gloria […]

  • David Oyelowo, Hugh Jackman in Lee Daniels’ ‘Selma’

    Mar 17, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *”Precious” director Lee Daniels is moving forward with the casting of his civil rights film “Selma” despite a significant lack of funding. David Oyelowo, the British actor who appeared in “A Raisin in the Sun” and stars in George Lucas’ “Red Tails,” has been cast as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the film surrounding […]