[Patch.com] - The shooting occurred near North Tampania Avenue and West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. By Mike Wells | Email the author | 8:35am The St. Petersburg Times has reported that a man shot by Tampa Police on Tuesday morning, Umberto Ferrara, 74
[St. Augustine Record] - His most notable ink is a quote by Martin Luther King Jr. on his chest: “The ultimate measure of a Man is not where He stands in moments of comfort and convenience. But where He stands at times of challenge and controversy.
[Patch.com] - The Martin Luther King, Jr. Concert Series kicked off today with a stellar concert lineup of performances that will be held every Monday night through August 22, 7:30pm at Wingate Park in Crown
[Broadway World] - Martin Luther King, Jr. opposite Angela Bassett in the Broadway production of the new play, The Mountaintop, by Katori Hall directed by Tony Award-nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun). The Mountaintop will begin performances on September 22
[KVVU Las Vegas] - Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is moving into a new three-building complex that sits on the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Alta Drive. The facility will offer employees five times more space than its current offices inside the Las
[News-Herald.com] - Even as he was breaking into the majors in the late 50s, Flood became a supporter of Martin Luther King. Some felt he viewed his challenge of the reserve clause as a racial issue. When Flood and his agent, Dick Moss, were considering the possibility of
[NOLA.com] - South Claiborne Avenue between Martin Luther King Boulevard and Lowerline Street: The right, westbound lane and various intersections will be closed today, 6:30 am-4:30 pm, for overlay. Danziger Bridge: The bridge will be closed Sunday, 7 am-7 pm
[Boston Globe] - Martin Luther King Jr. summoned clergy to Selma after Bloody Sunday – the name attached to March 7, 1965, when Alabama authorities sent 17 marchers to the hospital – Reeb knew he had no choice. He had been warned about going to Alabama.
You know my friends, there comes a time when people get tired of being trampled by the iron feet of oppression ... If we are wrong, the Supreme Court of this nation is wrong. If we are wrong, the Constitution of the United States is wrong. And if we are wrong, God Almighty is wrong. If we are wrong, Jesus of Nazareth was merely a utopian dreamer that never came down to Earth. If we are wrong, justice is a lie, love has no meaning. And we are determined here in Montgomery to work and fight until "justice runs down like water, and righteousness like a mighty stream." - Address to the first Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) Mass Meeting, at Holt Street Baptist Church (5 December 1955). "Justice runs down like water, and righteousness like a mighty stream" is a quotation of Amos 5:24 in the Bible.
[NPR] - A boy walks to school past a mural in a fenced off and locked lot along Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue Southeat in the poorest ward of the city on July 23, in the Anacostia section of Washington. A boy walks to school past a mural in
[Washington Post (blog)] - The DC Council voted unanimously Thursday to create a “Martin Luther King Drive,” symbolically renaming a four-mile stretch of city streets and highways after the late civil rights leader. In an emotional boost for Council member Marion
[WJLA] - Washington City Paper reports that police went to Barry's apartment at Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SW. Police showed up at Barry's apartment on May 28th after reports of a loud argument, according to court documents. The fire department was called to
[Washington Post (blog)] - There is one item for consideration: An emergency resolution to “symbolically designate” the Southeast/Southwest Freeway and the western stretches of Independence Avenue SW as Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Under city law, the symbolic designation would
[Washington Post (blog)] - Marion Barry convinced the rest of the DC Council to create a “Martin Luther King Drive,” symbolically renaming a four-mile stretch of city streets and highways after the late civil rights leader, just before the memorial to King opens on the National
[The Barrie Examiner] - Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of equality, uttered on Aug. 29, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington has left an undeniable influence -- indeed a clarion's call -- upon the struggle for racial equality in North America. Like Martin Luther King
[Capital Times (blog)] - Opponents of the goose kill will stage a memorial at 11:30 am Wednesday on the Capitol Square at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. For more than a decade, Pat has reported on the communities -- neighborhood, ethnicity, lifestyle and avocation -- that
[The Root] - We're sure you know of his “Happy Birthday” paean to slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Well, on Monday, an estimated 12 million South African pupils will sing a birthday song to Nelson Mandela. The nationwide sing-along to Madiba on
[Macleans.ca] - “In those early days, myself, Mr. Harry Belafonte and a young gospel singer with a terrific voice by the name of Queen Esther Marrow, did concerts with Dr. Martin Luther King,” she said. “I was a teenage girl then, so naturally I was in awe of Dr. King
[NJ.com] - By The Jersey Journal Google MapsA man flagged down a patrol car at Martin Luther King Drive and Van Nostrand Avenue after he was put in a choke hold from behind, police say. Police reports say a Jersey City juvenile who allegedly participated in the
[The Root] dedication in Washington, DC, of a major memorial to Martin Luther King Jr., controversy is surrounding the sculpture. No, not from people who don't think the late civil rights icon deserves the honor. Rather, the criticism is coming from those who
[ABC Action News] - Police investigate an officer-involved shooting near the intersection of North Tampania Avenue and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Tampa, Florida, on July 12, Copyright Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved.
[Fayetteville Observer] - The wreck happened about 8:50 pm on Bragg Boulevard at the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard exit ramp, said Gavin MacRoberts, police spokesman. The deputy, Chance Williams, was driving his patrol car and was coming from the northbound lanes of the MLK
[Washington Post] - After gathering input from neighbors, city officials have drawn up two draft plans for the campus, between Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Alabama Avenue and south of the Suitland Parkway in Southeast Washington. Both plans propose bringing new
[al.com] - Martin Luther King Jr. give a sermon, he would understand Cecil Newton's answer to the reporter's question. Why are there rules against paying amateur athletes? I know I'm just an old, ignorant farm boy, but I fail to get upset about these athletes
[DCist.com] - Hold that thought -- the body (or, some of them, at least) will get together this evening to approve the designation portions of the Southeast/Southwest Freeway and Independence Avenue SW as "Martin Luther King Jr. Drive." If approved, drivers will be