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Hundreds gather to mark 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's death

NEW YORK - Activists, actors and politicians gathered Saturday in New York City to honor civil rights leader Malcolm X with a ceremony at the Harlem site where he was assassinated 50 years ago.About 300 people converged to hear remarks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-02-21/hundreds-gather-mark-50th-
Mayor urges Augusta youth to dream big during Black History Month

...failing academically to remember the rich legacy of innovators, educators and advocates, such as President Obama and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., who fought to protect their dreams.He urged them to be "full of fire" and "passion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-11/mayor-urges-augusta-yout
Touring Atlanta streetcar's new route

...Park Service guides lead tours through the yellow Queen Anne Victorian home and give unbelievable insight into the civil rights leader's upbringing.THE TABERNACLE STOP: Centennial Olympic ParkYou'll feel blessed by high-quality acoustics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-02-07/touring-atlanta-streetca
'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks remembered for optimism, character

...everyone to stand, led a thunderous round of applause to celebrate Banks' birthday. In the hush that followed, the civil rights leader noted it was also the 150th anniversary of Congress passing the 13th amendment abolishing slavery."Smiling faces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-31/mr-cub-ernie-banks-remem
Augusta celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy in service at First Presbyterian

...can be erased."The program organized annually by CSRA Memorial Observance Committee aims to show how the late civil rights leader continues to influence Augusta communities. This is the second year the MLK observance has been held at First Presbyterian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-01-19/augusta-celebrates-mlk-legacy-s
Green Bay's Josh Sitton feels like months were wasted after stunning collapse

...linked their improbable victory to Martin Luther King Jr.On Monday, the national holiday celebrating the slain civil rights leader, the team sent out a Twitter message that said, "We shall overcome." The tweet featured a picture of an emotional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-19/green-bays-josh-sitton-feels-
King's dream still not fulfilled, says Paine speaker

...desegregation of schools and voting rights were made in King's lifetime, America is still a long way from where the civil rights leader had hoped it would be."Great disparages in wages, employment, health care and wealth still exist," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-16/kings-dream-still-not-fulfill
Lieutenant governor candidates Repub­lican Henry McMaster, Democrat Bakari Sellers debate experience, vision

...governor in 2010."This race is the clearest contrast of any race in the entire state," said Sellers, the son of civil rights leader Cleve land Sellers. "Henry's gray hair doesn't denote experience."Starting in 2018, gubernatorial candidates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-27/lieutenant-gov
Atlanta Hawks discipline GM Danny Ferry for racist comments

...to those I offended and to Luol, who I reached out to Monday morning."Koonin has agreed to meet with Atlanta civil rights leaders on Wednesday. The Rev. Markel Hutchins said Monday he asked for the meeting to discuss what he believes is a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-09/atlanta-hawks-discipline-gm-d
Hawks, civil rights leaders to discuss Bruce Levenson's email

ATLANTA - Hawks officials agreed Monday to meet with civil rights leaders after a team owner disclosed that he wrote a racially charged email theorizing that black fans kept white fans away.The Rev...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-08/hawks-civil-rights-leaders-di