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Oprah Set to Appear in Biopic About MLK
Oprah is headed back to the silver screen to portray civil rights protester Annie Lee Cooper, an elderly woman who tried to vote and a sheriff denied her. Brad Pitt is producing the film that is a biopic on the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. named Selma along with Oprah.
Happy Birthday, Dr. King
On this day in 1929, Michael Luther King Jr. was born. His name was later changed to Martin because his father, Michael Sr. changed his name to Martin after the reformer Martin Luther. The name change took place for both Sr. and Jr. in 1934 when Dr. King was 5 years old.
50 years ago today: MLK's 'I Have a Dream Speech'
On Aug. 28, 1963 in Washington, D.C., a young pastor by the name of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took his place in front of more than 200,000 people at the Lincoln Memorial and delivered one of the most moving and historic speeches this nation has heard.
What Does Dr. King’s ‘Dream’ Mean to You? [VIDEO]
The Dream. When you hear the words of the famous 'I Have A Dream' speech by the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., you probably can hear the iconic sound and tone of Dr. King's voice in you head. Aside from all of the eloquent words in the speech, what did Dr. King's 'Dream&a…
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr., 44 Years Later [VIDEO]
On April 4, 1968, a shot heard around the world not only changed our world, but it ended the life of a man who heroically faced ridicule, hate and most importantly, racism, head-on. Forty-four years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, we have no less reason -- but perhaps even mo…

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