Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Mountain People

Appalachia is the mountainous region of the southeastern United States. Various boundaries have been proposed, but currently the most commonly used …

‘John Conyers must resign’: Democratic rep’s hometown paper calls for his ouster

Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) has served the state of Michigan as a congressman since 1965. But after the revelation that he paid a former staffer to keep quiet about sexual harassment, his hometown newspaper wants him out of office.<p><b>‘Hush money’</b><p>The editorial board of the Detroit Free Press …

Conservative View

'The Economist' Debuts Special 2018 Issue

<i>The Economist</i> has today unveiled the 32nd edition of its special issue “The World in 2018," which will look ahead to the World Cup in Russia, midterm …

Digital Media

Man Dressed As Peacock Makes Marxist Student Melt Down

'We must acknowledge the audacity of white supremacists'

New York University

16 Mindfulness Zen Quotes That'll Make You Appreciate Everything Around You

1. Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe<p>2. All of us, at certain moments of our lives, …

Playwrights

Jones blurs radical abortion stance to steal Moore votes

Doug Jones – the Democratic Senate candidate looking to capitalize on sexual harassment allegations waged against Republican rival Roy Moore – is …

Conservative View

The U.S. government planned false flag attacks with Soviet aircraft to justify intervention

The U.S. government once wanted to plan false flag attacks with Soviet aircraft to justify war with the USSR or its allies, newly declassified …

Military History

Area School Kids Get Boost From Amazon

<b>DALLAS-FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM)</b> – Amazon associates in North Texas delivered $15,000 worth of backpacks filled with school supplies and $24,000 to …

Education

The Many Faces of Martin Luther

Brilliant, tormented, passionate, scatological, superstitious, devious, loyal, bitter—pick an adjective, good or bad, and it invariably applies to …

Black History

J. Edgar Hoover, not just Robert E. Lee, should go

I was Ubering down Pennsylvania Avenue the other day when I passed my favorite Washington location that demands a wrecking ball. It’s not a statue to some forgotten slaveholder nor a memorial to some Jim Crow booster — Woodrow Wilson, for instance — but a building bearing the name of a racist, …

Opinion

LeBron James feels that Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed by NFL

DETROIT -- Add LeBron James to the chorus of Colin Kaepernick supporters in the sports world who believe the former San Francisco 49ers is being …

Basketball

What to See and Do in Atlanta This Winter

Atlanta, Georgia offers several options for travelers looking for a southern getaway this winter.<p>Of course, the weather is warmer down south. It may …

Travel

LeBron believes Kaepernick is being blackballed by NFL

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is the latest athlete to speak out about Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest and why he's not been …

Colin Kaepernick

APEX Museum’s new director offers fresh perspective, vision for the future

Baeza said she has always had a passion for museums. Now, as the museum’s new director, she said her primary goal is to get more people through the …

HBCUs

Dear loving parents and adults, we must lead the charge against bullying. Here’s how we can start

By this time of year, school bullies have separated their prey from the herd – nice kids, shy ones, the kids whose parents tragically tell them to “turn the other cheek” – and filled their child victims with fears of humiliation, isolation and threats.<p>Tragically, school bullying is far more …

Parenting

Iconic 'Portland Oregon' sign at center of trademark spat

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>The iconic "Portland Oregon" sign on the Stag building off Burnside has found itself in the middle of a dispute between a local …

Oregon

A History Lesson for GQ and its 'US Citizen of the Year' Colin Kaepernick

Posted: Nov 18, 2017 12:01 AM<p>“He knelt during the playing of our national anthem. And he did it for a clear reason, one that has been lost in the …

Conservative View

‘It was an extraordinary speech’: the day I met Martin Luther King

Nick Nicholson meets the civil rights leader at Newcastle University, November 1967<p>Fifty years ago, on 13 November 1967, Newcastle University awarded an honorary degree to Martin Luther King. It was the only UK university to do so in his lifetime, and the speech he made that day is the last time he …

Black History

Sneak peek at community news

CARLSBAD<p>Church to hold Thanksgiving service<p>Carlsbad Community Church will host a communitywide Thanksgiving Eve Service at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the …

Medicine

Putin Isn’t Interested in Helping America

Russia’s — or at least Putin’s — definition of self-interest is at war with ours.<p>Toward the end of his twelve-day trip to Asia, President Trump …

Conservative View

MLK's Mother Was Brutally Assassinated Too, But Here's Why Many Don't Know About It

Post Views: 18,916<p>It’s been 43 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s beautiful mother, Alberta Williams King, was assassinated, yet the murder of …

Black History

Franciscan Sr. Mary Antona Ebo, civil rights leader, dies at 93

Sr. Mary Antona Ebo, a Franciscan Sister of Mary whose courageous words during the 1965 march in Selma, Alabama, became a rallying cry for many in …

Black History

Why I Disrupted Trump's Fossil Fuel Agenda at COP23: A Young Person's First-Hand Account

By Michaela Mujica-Steiner<p>President Donald Trump's fossil fuel agenda was met with disdain Monday evening at COP23. The only official White House …

Climate

People who read Harry Potter are just better humans in general according to study

The <i>Harry Potter</i> books are amazing — that's just a fact. But what we didn't know (although we could probably have guessed), is that people who read the series are actually pretty much guaranteed to be better humans in general. At least that's what a new study in the <i>Journal of Applied Psychology</i> …

Harry Potter

We must reject the false choice between giving up on our traditions and accepting narrow, tribal, and racist interpretations of Judaism. by Yariv Moher Judaism and humanism are increasingly seen as diametrically opposed in Israel today.…

<b>We must reject the false choice between giving up on our traditions and accepting narrow, tribal, and racist interpretations of Judaism.</b><p>by Yariv Moher<p>…

Religion

Student hit, killed after getting off bus in Tampa

- A middle school student was hit after getting off the school bus in Tampa Thursday. He later died from his injuries.<p>The Hillsborough County …

Before Kaepernick, The 'Syracuse 8' Were Blackballed By Pro Football

Support the news<p>They met in secret. Away from their white coaches and teammates.<p>"We used to meet at midnight," former Syracuse football player Dana …

College & University

FBI needs to explain its war on 'black identity extremists'

Does Jeff Sessions know what’s going on in his own Justice Department?<p>When he was questioned in a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday about an FBI report on black extremists that has alarmed some lawmakers, he sounded disturbingly clueless.<p>Yet the 12-page report raises serious questions. …

Philando Castile

Three Inspiring Activists Share Their Net Neutrality Stories

We’re at a critical moment in the fight for Net Neutrality.<p>The FCC is expected to vote on Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to destroy the open-internet rules …

Internet

Hey, NYT, friendships are built on something deeper than race

We all know that proactive headlines are one way to get people to pay attention to your op-ed. That is certainly the case when I read the recent New …

Donald Trump