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Stories with person: Harry Belafonte
  • Celebrities perform speeches at NY church to honor MLK Day 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 8:45 pm

    NEW YORK - Comedian Chris Rock and actors Octavia Spencer and Michael B. Jordan joined hundreds of people Monday night at a historic church to pay tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • New memoir by AP reporter recalls covering MLK and family 
    Updated: Jan-16-16 12:01 pm

    In a new memoir, "My Time with the Kings: A Reporter's Recollections of Martin, Coretta and the Civil Rights Movement," retired Associated Press reporter Kathryn Johnson describes civil rights flashpoints she covered in the 1960s and details her close relationship with the movement's leader, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and his family.

  • Ruby Dee documentary offers her pearls of wisdom story has photos
    Updated: Jan-14-16 1:37 pm

    NEW YORK - The late Ruby Dee was many things - an artist, an activist and a pioneer of stage and screen. But she was also something equally important - a grandmother.