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North Texans Remember Dr. Martin Luther King

Across the country today, people paused to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior.

CBS 11–01/20/2014

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Dallas Student Wins MLK Speech Competition

Some pint-sized dreamers put a modern spin on MLK’s “I have a dream” speech in a contest held on Friday. Meet the fourth-grader who took home the top prize.

01/20/2014

The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters 28 August 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the 'March on Washington'. King said the march was 'the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States.' Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. AFP PHOTO (credit: /AFP/Getty Images)

MLK Day Of Service

Check out some of the events across North Texas on Monday meant to honor the life and legacy of MLK.

01/20/2014

The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters 28 August 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the 'March on Washington'. King said the march was 'the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States.' Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. AFP PHOTO (credit: /AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Holds 32nd Annual MLK Jr. Parade

The city of Dallas held it’s 32nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. parade and march Saturday morning.

01/18/2014

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MLK Day Events

We celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events and festivities around DFW.

01/16/2014

U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng Jr. waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 in Washington, D.C. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Texas-Based Company Auctioning Martin Luther King Jr. Items

Some civil rights movement history was going up for auction Thursday in New York City. Papers from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. were being sold by Maude Ballou, 88, who worked as King’s secretary from 1955 to 1960.

10/17/2013

U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng Jr. waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 in Washington, D.C. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

DFW Events Celebrating MLK Anniversary

It was 50 years ago when Martin Luther King Jr. told of his dream for America. There are several events planned across North Texas to celebrate the special day.

08/28/2013

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JFK Probe Files Still Sealed 50 Years Later

Five decades after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot and long after official inquiries ended, thousands of pages of investigative documents remain withheld from public view.

08/17/2013

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Bill Simmons, The Cowboys, J.R. Ewing And Our ‘Self-Image’

When it comes to taking complex social issues and transforming them into pudding to be consumed by what Bill seemingly views as the Lowest-Common-Denominator consumer (his fans), Bill Simmons suffers from “Bill Simmons Syndrome Syndrome.’’

05/30/2013

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Dallas Boy Wins MLK Oratory Competition

Kids recently honored Martin Luther King Jr. at the MLK Junior Oratory Competition, and the winner of the event was Chinelo King, a fourth-grader from Dallas.

02/05/2013

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2013 DFW Spring Theater Preview

The DFW arts and theater community excels year after year with stellar performances that are Broadway worthy. The 2013 spring theater season is loaded with impressive shows.

01/28/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: People cheer as on the National Mall during the Inauguration ceremony on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama was sworn in during his public ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for his second term today. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

North Texans Among Thousands In D.C. For Inauguration

Hundreds of thousands of people arrived in the nation’s capital to watch President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, including several dozen proud North Texans.

01/21/2013

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