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SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie "Selma" marched with hundreds in a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., one of many events around the nation ushering in Monday's federal holiday for the slain civil rights leader. Remembrances of the King legacy...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The last of the nation's "Freedom Trains" paying homage to Martin Luther King Jr. is set to make its final trip in California after 30 years of operation. Caltrain, a commuter rail service along the San Francisco Peninsula, says the last chartered "Freedom...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Law enforcement officials have boosted security at the Delaware home of Vice President Joe Biden after several gunshots rang out from a vehicle speeding by the property over the weekend. The vice president and his wife were not at their Wilmington home...
TURLOCK, Calif. (AP) — Bill Cosby was embraced by fans on Sunday during his first performance in California since allegations of past sexual assaults surfaced. The Modesto Bee reports Cosby was greeted warmly and left with a standing ovation at Turlock Community Theatre. Only...
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey, fellow actors from the movie "Selma" and hundreds of others marched to recall one of the bloodiest chapters of the civil rights movement on Sunday, the eve of the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. The remembrance comes after...
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie "Selma" marched with hundreds Sunday ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, recalling one of the bloodiest chapters of the civil rights struggle. Their steps in tribute to King in Alabama came as key black...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Steady, loving confrontation." Those were the first words Lynda Blackmon Lowery says she heard from the mouth of Martin Luther King, Jr. "And those three words changed my life," said Lowery, who at 15 was the youngest person to join King for the 1965 march from...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Leading black members of Congress are vowing to lead a legislative fight for criminal justice reform after recent fatal police shootings around the U.S. Eight members of the Congressional Black Caucus joined U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay at Wellspring United...
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and other stars of the movie "Selma" will march in the Alabama city Sunday afternoon in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. "Selma" director Ava DuVernay, Common and actor David Oyelowo, who portrays King in the movie, will participate in...