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Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas.(credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Writer Bill Simmons (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images)

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

A woman sings with other marchers before the start of a parade honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on January 17, 2005. (credit: Mike Brown/Getty Images)

Elite MLK Parade Continues Family Tradition

Blair family continues Elite MLK Parade tradition that’s expected to draw thousands.

01/20/2013

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Singer Will Davenport In DFW For MLK Events

Among the performers in North Texas for Martin Luther King Jr. Day events is singer/songwriter Will Davenport.

01/18/2013

The Texas State Capitol building. (credit: Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images)

State House Will Take 6-Day MLK Break

The Texas House will adjourn next week and remain out of session for six days in observance of Marin Luther King Jr. Day and the U.S. presidential inauguration.

01/10/2013

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Help Feed Families From The Comfort Of Your Home

Monday is MLK Day, and also a day of service. But if you don’t have the time to help someone out, you can do so easily from your home.

01/16/2012

A woman sings with other marchers before the start of a parade honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on January 17, 2005. (credit: Mike Brown/Getty Images)

MLK Holiday Celebrations Planned Across Texas

Parades, music and community programs have been scheduled across Texas to mark the federal holiday honoring the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/16/2012

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