MLK

MLK Day — Stop Election Subversion

We can all honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by contacting our congressional delegation today, and every day, until the cornerstone of our democracy has federal protection. There is really only one issue before Congress right now — election subversion. It appears from recent remarks that the President now understands this. And the […]

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MLK Lecture — Yamiche Alcindor

(2.25) The annual Brown University MLK Lecture will be delivered this year by White House correspondent and PBS NewsHour contributor Yamiche Alcindor, hero to journalism students everywhere. Her persistence and self-control in those early days of the so-called “press briefings” was superhuman. Does she know how many shoes were being thrown at how many television

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Children’s Museum Celebrates MLK Jr.

(1.21) The Children’s Museum will present three performances of “MLK: Amazing Grace” on Martin Luther King Jr. day. A special presentation of “MLK: Amazing Grace” is an annual favorite. Award-winning storytellers and actors Rochel Coleman and Valerie Tucson bring history to life through songs and stories as they portray Civil Rights activists Rosa Parks, Ralph

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection.” . . . Martin Luther King, Jr. on his disappointment with the white moderate from his ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ April 16, 1963.   A candlelight vigil will

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Criminal Justice Reform A Priority

On Monday we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. and I would like to echo the suggestion made by Jim Vincent, president of the Providence NAACP, in today’s ProJo — “Honor King with probation reform.” Rhode Island has the second-highest probation rate in the country – one in 20 adult men are on probation at any

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New MLK Production By The MAP Kids — Four Performances

The young playwrights of our TAG TEAM program have been learning about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the history of the Civil Rights movement in America. To celebrate Dr. King’s dream the kids have decided to create a play about how a dream for social change can inspire positive actions to

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