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'Maynard' Movie Review

Maynard (2017)

Film review from the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival

Maynard Jackson is a legend in the city of Atlanta, GA. He was the first African-American to be elected to a major southern city, and that was in 1973. 760 more words

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The Needy Shall Not Always be Forgotten!

Check out my episode “The Needy Shall Not Always be Forgotten ” from Nicholas Hood3 on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/nicholas-hood3/episodes/The-Needy-Shall-Not-Always-be-Forgotten-e1bjvv

The Needy Shall Not Always Be Forgotten — 1,853 more words

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. 50 Years after his death

By: Chery Glaser

People across the country will be taking time out today to mark the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. 848 more words

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Trey Ellis And Martin Luther King: In The Wilderness

Fifty years ago today, a bullet ended Martin Luther King’s life — and changed the course of American history.

Two nights ago, HBO aired “King in the Wilderness.” The 2-hour documentary showed a side of the civil rights icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner that’s seldom discussed today: a conflicted leader who, at the time of his death, was assailed by critics on both the left and right. 486 more words


Rev. Jesse Jackson remembers his final moments with Dr. King

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — 50 years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated we spoke with Rev. Jesse Jackson.

He remembers the night of April 4, 1968 as if it were yesterday. 333 more words


Rev. Jesse Jackson calls for Kroger boycott in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling for a boycott of Kroger supermarkets after the company recently closed two locations in majority-black areas in Memphis. 185 more words

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Jesse Jackson on Martin Luther King's assassination: 'It redefined America'

The civil rights veteran, one of only two surviving witnesses to Kings murder 50 years ago, says his mentors response to Trump would have been: We must not surrender our spirits… 1,977 more words