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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28, 2013

Obama To Observe 'Dream' Speech

Barack Obama was 2 years old and growing up in Hawaii when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Fifty years later, the nation’s first black president will stand as the most high-profile example...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2012

Tea Party Didn't Bump MLK This Year 

For the past two years, the traditional Martin Luther King Jr./Idaho Human Rights Day human rights rally on the steps of the state Capitol has had to be moved, because the Idaho Freedom Foundation scooted in early and reserved the steps for a Tea Party...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2012

Rachel: MLK Wasn't Passive 

Harlem Renaissance (Rachel Dolezal) re: Christie: Disagree with counterprotest: I’d like to add a few responses to clarify, because I believe a false dichotomy is being created here. Why is the question education or protest? A true Dr. King approach is both. I am an...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 18, 2011

Spokane Backpack Contained Bomb 

The abandoned backpack found Monday along the route of Spokane’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. march contained a bomb capable of inflicting “multiple casualties,” the FBI has confirmed. The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s terrorism task force is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to...

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Johnson: MLKJr Was A Republican 37 

I was unaware that Martin Luther King was a Republican, until I read the Kootenai County Reagan Republican news item on Facebook announcing this week's speakers for the group's regular weekly meeting. Ruthie Johnson, an Idaho Human Rights Commission member, is going to explain why...

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MONDAY, OCT. 18, 2010

CGX: 'You May Say I'm A Dreamer ...' 

CoeurGenX: John Lennon imagined a world filled with peace and love. Martin Luther King dreamt of a world free from radical discrimination and oppression. The guy who invented the Frisbee, dreamt of a world where people would throw a fat, cirlcular object at each other...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.