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Oakland MLK march 2015. Photo by Luke Hauser.

Four Days of Protests Planned to Rekindle MLK’s Radical Legacy Monday's march will meet at 11 a.m. at Oscar Grant Plaza

Social justice organizations are planning “96 Hours of Direct Action to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy,” from Friday Jan. 15 through MLK Day on Jan. 18, taking to the streets in honor of King’s memory to [...]
Post Reporter Paul Cobb (with pencil in his glasses) is shown with Dr. Martin Luther King after he interviewed him in 1965 at the end of the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. Other Oaklanders shown adjacent to Cobb are Will Battles (left) and Milton Hare (right).

Bay Area Clergy Hold “Selma” Screening and Discussion

Religious leaders in the Bay Area will hold a private screening of the Ava Duvernay film, “Selma,” which covers the historical march from Selma to Montgomery during the Civil Rights Movement. Clergy have invited young [...]
Cardinal Francis Joseph Spellman, archbishop of New York; the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.; and New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller at the Sheraton Hotel in New York City in 1962 for the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation. 1962 New York State Archives.

A Close Alliance Between MLK and Nelson Rockefeller Revealed

By Kevin M. Burke, Ph. D., The Root While much is being made about the new movie Selma’s depiction of the complicated relationship between the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Lyndon B. Johnson [...]
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Vallejo Martin Luther King Jr. Volunteer Workday

Rebuilding Together Solano County (RTSC), a nonprofit organization that helps low-income homeowners make their homes safe and comfortable through volunteer work, has partnered with sponsors Kaiser Permanente, Home Depot and Recology Vallejo to present the [...]