Tag Archives: MLK

Catholic Cardinal Calls Out Trump’s Racism

Trump is getting it from all sides today: Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Monday marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day, saying the slain civil rights leader would remind people today that “no country is a ‘hole’.” Dolan has in the past been critical of President Trump. His tweet comes after President Trump reportedly referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations …

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LIVE VIDEO: Donald Trump Speaks At Liberty University For Event To Honor Martin Luther King

Seriously. This is a thing and it’s happening right now. On Martin Luther King Day. Watch below. Roanoke.com reports: Thousands of Liberty University students braving temperatures of 18 degrees filed in to the Vines Center on Monday morning on the first day of classes, wrapping around and through neighboring Demoss Hall. They assembled early for the long-awaited convocation appearance of …

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Fox News Hires Alveda King

Fox News president Roger Ailes today announced the hiring of viciously anti-gay activist Alveda King. “Alveda has brilliantly carried the legacy of the King family to the next generation and has been a source of inspiration for many Americans,” Ailes said in making the announcement. “Her passion and mission for social change will be a valuable contribution to our network.” …

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African-American Pastors Group To Honor Judge Roy Moore With MLK Award

Via press release: Today, the Coalition of African American Pastors (CAAP) announced that Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore would receive their first ever “Letter from Birmingham Jail Courage Award” in recognition of Justice Moore’s principled stand in defense of traditional marriage. The group was moved to honor Chief Justice Moore following his defense of Alabama’s statutory and constitutional ban on …

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NOM Exploits MLK For Money Beg

“In 1963, something happened that changed the civil rights movement. For the first time, six major organizations working on civil rights issues came together to support what they called the ‘March on Washington’ to demand the passage of pivotal civil rights legislation. My friends, it’s 1963 in the fight for marriage. And it is time we march. I can’t promise …

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Happy MLK Day From The GOP

The party that fought the establishment of Martin Luther King Day in multiple states today celebrates. The MLK holiday is still officially shared with Confederate General Robert E. Lee Day in Alabama, Arkansas, and Mississippi.

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NRA Spokesman: MLK Might Not Have Been Killed If He’d Had A Gun

Via Mediate: The NRA tends to stay silent in the immediate aftermath of a high-profile shooting incident, but the organization evidently felt enough time had passed since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed in 1968 that they could put out the video below connecting the civil rights leader to the push for less restrictive gun laws. To …

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PETA: Eating Meat = Human Slavery

PETA, as they so often do, has caused quite the firestorm with today’s co-opting of Martin Luther King Day. “The fate of animals today is similar to that of humans who were subjected to slavery and other civil rights injustices—they, too, are tortured, abused, and neglected as humans once were and sometimes still are. More than 63 billion animals are …

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Quote Of The Day – Brian Brown

“The struggle for civil rights in America as envisioned by Dr. King is ongoing, and I am personally very honored and proud to be able to call some of its greatest leaders my close friends and allies: people like Bishop Harry Jackson, Bishop George McKinney, Bishop David Hall, Pastor Eugene Rivers and so many others. And of course, there is …

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Headlines Of The Day

Every site in Teabagistan has spent the last 24 hours denouncing the MLK celebration because “the only sitting black US Senator,” who happens to be a far-right conservative, wasn’t invited to speak. As it turns out, Scott had already told organizers that he would be out of town yesterday. That doesn’t necessarily mean he would have been on the list …

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