Posts tagged "Martin Luther King"

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Martin Luther King Biopic to be Released Christmas Day

The Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic Selma is set to release Christmas Day in select theaters. The Ava DuVernay-produced film will star David Oyelowo, Carme…

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‘The Wire’ Creator David Simon To Work On Martin Luther King Miniseries For HBO

David Simon hopes to bring his gritty and realistic flavor to HBO's planned Martin Luther King miniseries, as the writer-director confirmed that he'll be involved…

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Paramount Acquires MLK Biopic ‘Selma’ With Rewrites From Ava DuVernay

Paramount Pictures is rounding the final bout of negotiations to acquire domestic distribution rights for Selma, a feature drama about Martin Luther King's 1965 voting…

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8 Celebrity Contenders for MLK Biopic

In 1985, actor Robert Guillaume first played Dr. Martin Luther King,  Jr.  in the movie, Prince Jack. Now with a MLK biopic in the works,…

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The Women Who Marched on Washington

Photo Credit: bet.com Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the legendary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have A Dream Speech,” given during the March…

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Barack Obama And 10 Other Awesome (And Hilarious) Commencement Speeches

President Obama delivered a powerful commencement address at Morehouse this weekend urging students to “be sensitive to the wrongs, the sufferings, and the injustices of…

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5 Influential Figures Keeping Martin Luther King Jr’s Dream Alive

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. … Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate…

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5 Ways to Celebrate MLK Day

In 1963, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. led the march on Washington and spoke of a nation living out its true creed: “We hold these…

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Martin Luther King: Who Best Sampled The “I Have A Dream” Speech?

In honor of MLK Day on Monday, Jan 21, we have rounded up a list of tracks inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic word…

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MLK Death Balcony To Open As Museum

The National Civil Rights Museum is planning to allow visitors into one of the most iconic sites in American history. The museum is built around…

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Talib Kweli Remembers Martin Luther King Jr. and His Impact on Hip-Hop

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, VIBE took time to chat with beloved rapper Talib Kweli about the first time he heard Dr.

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GREAT LEADERS: Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr is recognized as a Great Leader in light of Black History Month…

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VIBE Vintage: King Dream Chorus & Holiday Crew “King Holiday”

Ah, yes. The spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King was so empowering that it could bring the Fat Boys, Menudo, El DeBarge and a pre-“crack…

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Peep This: President Obama Speaks on Martin Luther King Jr.

President Obama celebrates MLK Day by speaking on legacy and ideals of the civil rights leader.

12 PM Beat Break: It Was All A Dream

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Day, DJ Sweetz blends MLK’s iconic “I Have A Dream” speech with hip-hop beats. Keep the dream alive.