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Teacher’s MLK Day Smack Down Of Paul Ryan And The Tea Party Says It All (VIDEO)

Teacher’s MLK Day Smack Down Of Paul Ryan And The Tea Party Says It All (VIDEO)

A social studies teacher refused to accept an award from Congressman Paul Ryan on MLK Day; Watch the video to find out why the story resurfaced this week.

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See How A White Supremacist Group Uses MLK To Turn Us Against Immigrants (VIDEO)

Photo from CAPS anti-immigration ad.

This sneaky anti-immigrant ad uses MLK’s memory to pit jobless Americans against undocumented workers, instead of against those who are REALLY screwing us.

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52 Years Ago A White Man Turned His Skin Black In ‘Black Like Me'; Is Racial Empathy Any Closer?

Image by Dan Heller  @ ActingWhiteActingBlack

The notion of racial empathy was profoundly explored in ‘Black Like Me,’ but 50 years after MLK’s ‘dream,’ do we believe we’ll ever truly get there?

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The Perfect Illustration Of How We’ve Thrown Away Our Civil Rights (IMAGE)

The Perfect Illustration Of How We’ve Thrown Away Our Civil Rights (IMAGE)

On a day celebrating 50 years of civil rights advances, I saw how the dream is rotting from within.

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Republican Joe Walsh Says Black America Needs To “Take Responsibility For Improving Their Own Lives. “

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Here’s how Republican deadbeat dad Joe Walsh celebrates MLK’s ‘I Have A Dream’ speech by bashing black people.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech, Still Not Realized After 50 Years

As Dr. King knew, until the hatred, bigotry, selfishness and greed are balanced by empathy, integrity, and sacrifice, his dream cannot come to fruition. Image @ SeattleTimes

As Dr. King knew, until the hatred, bigotry, selfishness and greed are balanced by empathy, integrity, and sacrifice, his dream cannot come to fruition.

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Did J. Edgar Hoover Hate Martin Luther King, Jr. Enough To Have Him Killed?

Did J. Edgar Hoover Hate Martin Luther King, Jr. Enough To Have Him Killed?

It’s generally unwise to speculate too much on conspiracies, but when this many strings lead away from what we’ve been told about MLK, questions arise.

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Bob Schieffer Denounces Edward Snowden – Calls Him Narcissistic Young Man Who Has Put The US In Danger

Bob Schieffer Denounces Edward Snowden – Calls Him Narcissistic Young Man Who Has Put The US In Danger

Bob Schieffer this past Sunday labeled NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden as a ‘narcissist’ for his role in uncovering of the NSA’s top secret PRISM program.

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Remembering Martin Luther King: Crowds Gather At MLK Monument For Wreath Laying Ceremony (VIDEO)

Remembering Martin Luther King: Crowds Gather At MLK Monument For Wreath Laying Ceremony (VIDEO)

On the eve of a historic second inauguration for our first black president, celebrities, activists, and family members honor the civil rights leader who helped make this possible.

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What Martin Luther King Had To Say About ‘Right To Work’

What Martin Luther King Had To Say About ‘Right To Work’

Michigan is the latest battleground over so-called ‘Right-To-Work’ legislation. Here’s what MLK had to say about it in 1961.

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Scott Walker Attends MLK Jr Ceremony and Refuses To Clap for Dr. King’s Work

Scott Walker Attends MLK Jr Ceremony and Refuses To Clap for Dr. King’s Work

That Scott Walker was even pretending to honor Dr. King is way beyond hypocritical, it is downright insulting.

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Again, Again and Yet Again: The Fight For Equality Never Ends

Again, Again and Yet Again: The Fight For Equality Never Ends

The fight for equality began in North Carolina, in 1961, at a Woolworth. That day, four young black men demanded to be served lunch at a whites-only counter.

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Don’t Let Conservatives Co-Opt Dr. King’s Progressive Social Justice Legacy

Don’t Let Conservatives Co-Opt Dr. King’s Progressive Social Justice Legacy

One of the most outlandish conservative arguments we’ve heard over the past few years is that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. should somehow be considered a conservative.

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