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Martin Luther King

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    Is a Prophet Like MLK Possible Today?Hearts have hardened, and the opponents of racial justice don’t hear the words of prophets.
  2. The Return of the Poor People’s CampaignFifty years after Martin Luther King Jr. pivoted to fighting poverty and inequality, a new generation of activists seeks to take up his mantle.
  3. What Really Happened When Bernie Sanders Went to MississippiNever mind reports of a swipe at Obama. Sanders found an audience of black voters receptive to his updated critique of class and race disparity.
  4. Who Represents MLK’s Legacy Today?Barack Obama was an heir to King’s political legacy, but it’s clear now that he didn’t occupy the Promised Land of equality, either.
  5. 50 Years After His Death, We Are No Closer to Realizing MLK’s Most Radical DreamMartin Luther King Jr. dreamed of an America that would judge all of its people worthy of guaranteed housing, health care, and employment.
  6. Why This Artist Created an Intricate Portrait of Martin Luther King Out of ShoesShoes have a more complex history than you might think.
  7. ‘SNL’ Review: A New Year with Kevin HartA month ago, Chris Rock wrote an essay for the Hollywood Reporter about race in Hollywood, specifically mentioning a sketch he appeared in with […]
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    With Her MLK Drama Selma, Ava DuVernay Is Directing HistoryThe filmmaker is primed to break Oscar ground.
  9. biopics
    Tim Roth Cast As George Wallace in SelmaA film about Martin Luther King and the voting rights movement.
  10. miniseries
    David Simon Reportedly Attached to HBO Martin Luther King Jr. MiniseriesThe one based on Taylor Branch’s books.
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    Olivia Palermo Wants to Be a Serious ActressPlus, Kanye West has a weird new name for himself. In the gossip roundup.