Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Obama Celebrates MLK Holiday, Visits Soup Kitchen

President Barack Obama honored Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of service Monday by helping a soup kitchen prepare its daily meals and a host of administration figures fanned out across the capital to appear at holiday events.

01/20/2014

A Martin Luther King Day post from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin asks that the president honors the civil rights hero by no longer playing the “race card.”  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Palin Urges Obama To Honor MLK: ‘No More Playing The Race Card’

A Martin Luther King Day post from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin asks that the president honors the civil rights hero by no longer playing the “race card.”

01/20/2014

File photo of Martin Luther King, Jr. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

DC Free Movie Scene Gearing Up For MLK Day

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day is still more than a week away, but when it comes to celebrating the civil rights icon’s life and lasting legacy, why wait?

01/10/2014

Workers return to the Washington Navy Yard on September 17, 2013.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The Top Local News Stories of ’13

The Top Local News Stories of ’13

12/27/2013

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‘Dream’ Ceremonies Reveal Political Segregation

They came to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream, a tapestry of humanity with all shades of skin and from all walks of life. Yet there was something missing from the Lincoln Memorial this week: Republicans.

08/31/2013

The Martin Luther King Jr. sculpture is seen at the MLK Memorial. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

King Bemoans ‘Staggering’ Joblessness Among Blacks

The eldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. says blacks can rightfully celebrate his father’s life and work with pride, but much more must be accomplished.

08/28/2013

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