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Martin Luther King Jr.

Gov. Deval Patrick thanks first-graders who recited a portion of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Faneuil Hall in Boston. (Credit: Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Gov. Patrick Rallies Project 351 Student Service Volunteers In Boston

More than 400 eighth graders representing the commonwealth’s 351 cities and towns launched their year of service Saturday in Boston as Project 351 ambassadors.

01/18/2014

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO & SARAH MAUSNER 2

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

August 31, 2013 In light of the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech, which took place on August 28, 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, many special […]

WBZ-TV–08/30/2013

Dr. Martin Luther King waves to supporters on the Mall in Washington DC during the 'March on Washington' August 28, 1963. (Photo credit - AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: King Speech Still The Greatest Description Of The American Dream

We’re all busy these days, I know. But no one’s too busy to spare five minutes to read the speech that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave at the Lincoln Memorial 50 years ago today.

08/28/2013

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Mansfield School Cancels Holiday Concert After Parent Complaints

The school made the call to replace the holiday tunes with a Martin Luther King, Jr.-themed performance next month.

12/11/2012

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Photo credit AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: How MLK Day Became Possible

You know what day this is, and who it honors. But did you know about the strange bedfellows that made Martin Luther King Jr. Day possible?

01/16/2012

Looking At The Law: Patients Rights vs. Civil Rights

WBZ’s Neil Chayet says Martin Luther King’s dream is a ways off.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/17/2011

(Photo credit: Matt Bennett/Governor's Office)

Gov. Patrick To Take Part In King Memorials

Gov. Deval Patrick is planning to take part in a series of events memorializing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend.

01/16/2011

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At 100, Boston NAACP Confronts City’s Mixed Past

For years, Michael Curry has heard this joke from African-Africans living in the South: No matter how bad things are for black people here, at least we don’t live in Boston.

01/15/2011

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