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The Importance of MLK Day

It has been 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. A bill was brought up by Michigan Democrat Rep. John Conyers shortly after King’s death according to USA Today. It was rejected many times but in 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill to make it happen. The ...

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Students reflect on the meaning of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 The United States observes the third Monday of January in honor of the birth, life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. The establishment of this national holiday was heatedly debated before passage in 1986 under Ronald Reagan’s Administration. On campus today, it is difficult to measure whether any of ...

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Obama’s second inauguration focuses on unity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turning the page on years of war and recession, President Barack Obama summoned a divided nation Monday to act with “passion and dedication” to broaden equality and prosperity at home, nurture democracy around the world and combat global warming as he embarked on a second term before ...

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