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Martin Luther King

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

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)

Dallas Celebrates MLK With Parade, Celebration Of His Life

People across the country are celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on
the federal holiday that honors the day he was born in 1929.

01/21/2013

Joseph Baccus, an 82-year-old who built a chain of laundromats in Dallas' southern sector 52 years ago.

Longtime South Dallas Business Owner Reflects On His Legacy

Jasper Baccus was born to be a businessman. And 52 years ago this week, he opened his namesake cleaners at the corner of what would later become Malcolm X and Martin Luther King –– the very heart of South Dallas.

03/05/2012

A woman marches in Fort Worth's 2012 MLK Day Parade. (Photo by Mike Kinney, CBS 11 News)

Through The Lens: Martin Luther King Day Parade

I wanted to find some younger kids and see what this day means to them and how much they know about the man they are celebrating.

01/16/2012

Through The Lens: MLK Jr. Oratory Competition

I always liked speech and impromptu speaking when I was in school, but for the life of me I can’t think of one thing I said in any of my speeches.  Today I went to […]

01/13/2012

Sandie’s Arts Blog: New Year, New Entertainment

As we get into the New Year there is a lot of great entertainment coming to town! Catch master illusionist David Blaine as part of the Brinker Series at the AT&T Performing Arts Center this […]

01/11/2012

Raging waves batter against the shore in the seafront in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on August 23, 2011, after the passage of Hurricane Irene. (credit: ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)

Plans Changing For Many As Irene Heads Toward East Coast

By the time Irene roared across the Bahamas, Aidan O’Hare was safely in Plano, along with more than 400 of his company’s employees. “I’m glad we got out,” he said.

08/26/2011

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Local Teen To Be A Part Of MLK Memorial Dedication

On Monday, the public will get its first look at the MLK Memorial in Washington, D.C. and a North Texas teen will be a part of the pre-dedication celebration.

08/19/2011