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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

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Certainty about equality remains same

January 14, 2011 in INFORUM

Poll shows Obama presidency hasn’t changed way US views equal rights

ATLANTA Having a black president hasn’t exactly led Americans to believe their country has moved closer to the ideal of racial equality preached by Martin Luther King Jr., according to a new poll. Continue Reading