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King’s ‘Color and Character’ quote inspires debate

January 20, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” Continue Reading

Following in King’s footsteps: UND grad recalls meeting MLK

January 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Thousands of people surrounded Maggie Lowery during the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in 1965, and she remembers the day clearly: the loud roar of the crowd, people holding hands and singing, the National Guardsmen with their guns. Continue Reading

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UND Students, Faculty March to Remember MLK

January 16, 2012 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – Dozens of people marched across campus at UND on Monday in remembrance of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Continue Reading

Towering legend, flawed man: Image of ML King Jr. evolving

January 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The slain civil rights leader is increasingly seen as man not myth.
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Awards set for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 15, 2011 in INFORUM

Fargo to recognize human relations contributions at Fargo Theatre event

While celebrating the life and mission of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, the city of Fargo will honor those who have made contributions to human relations here in the metro. Continue Reading

Poll: Racial equality still elusive in U.S.

January 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

On Monday, the nation will mark the 25th anniversary of the federal observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. But a recent poll found 77 percent of those interviewed say there has been significant progress toward King’s dream, about the same percentage as felt that way in 2006. More than one in five say they feel there has been “no significant progress” toward that dream. Continue Reading

Dueling rallies in DC mark King speech anniversary

August 28, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

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