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Ed Koch, former NY mayor, dies

...developer Donald Trump ("piggy") and mayoral successor Rudolph Giuliani ("nasty man"), lambasted civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson, and once reduced the head of the City Council to tears."I'm not the type to get ulcers," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2013-02-01/ed-koch-former-ny-mayor-di
Illness cancels Lowery's Augusta appearance

Civil rights leader the Rev. Joseph Lowery is ill and will not be speaking in Augusta on Tuesday night, the Progressive Religious Coalition of Augusta announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-01-14/illness-cancels-lowerys-
Superintendent is superb

...and he is "man enough to apologize, if an apology were in order."In a June 6 article, Roberson told a protest leader, the Rev. Franklin Victor Beckles, that he had no evidence that verifies any of his claims and no reasons to discipline Copeland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-06-17/superintendent-superb
Right is still shrill

...white establishment, led by the John Birch Society, pointed to the communist-affiliated advisors of civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. America was not swayed by the far-right rhetoric and made a national holiday in remembrance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-12-14/right-still-shrill
Suspect in megachurch shooting was committed in Maryland for mental health issues

...employee at the church who resigned in August for "personal reasons," Lester said.The church's founder and leader, the Rev. Creflo Dollar, was not there at the time.Palmer was taken into custody without incident a few hours later at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-24/suspect-megachurch-sho
Across the region

...where tens of thousands were brought from Africa and sold into slavery is getting a memorial to slain civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King.A neighborhood in the city is designated the Martin Luther King Memorial District but beyond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2011-09-28/across-region
For Generation X, a dizzying day of lost icons

...remained one of the planet's most popular figures, selling out shows wherever he went. "Icon," civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton said, was "only a fraction of what he was." But icon was, of course, what he always acted as if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/26/liv_528970.shtml
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Mural created during 'craze' will be covered

...Declaration of Independence signer George Walton, Augusta educators Lucy C. Laney and Emily Tubman, and civil rights leader the Rev. Charles T. Walker. Andrew Sabori, the muralist who painted the wall in 1994, said he's not surprised or hurt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/04/met_115226.shtml
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Moss urges living legacy in speech

...Muslims, Buddhists, Sikhs, Catholics, Protestants, pagans and Unitarian Universalists. Several faith group leaders, the Rev. Moss included, spoke of the Rev. King's life and legacy in light of the situation in Haiti. The Rev. King...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/15/met_563338.shtml
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400 gather at vigil to pray for recovery

...Center. "She's making one step at a time in this process." Doctors say Mrs. King, the widow of civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., suffered a stroke Tuesday that has left her weakened on the right side of her body and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/22/met_4170.shtml
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