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Ram truck Super bowl ad using MLK speech draws backlash

By MAE ANDERSON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash. The ad, shown below, people doing service-oriented tasks set against audio of King’s speech, which urges people to be “great” by serving the greater good ...

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NPHC, NAACP march in honor of civil rights leader

With the snows of one storm behind them and another forecast of snow rapidly approaching, students still found the determination to march Monday, Jan. 15, in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. Normally hosted by the local chapter of the NAACP, the march began at 11:30 a.m. in APSU’s Greek ...

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Black history is American history

Stop saying we need to get rid of Black History Month when white history happens every day. While in school, all we are forced to read about is how America was created and how “amazing” it is. They tell us our Founding Fathers cared about all Americans, but did they ...

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Clarksville’s NAACP chapter hosts annual Civil Rights March in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 88 years old on Monday, Jan. 16; however, in 1968 he was killed by an assassin. In response to this tragedy a holiday was established to celebrate King’s birthday. To celebrate the holiday, the Clarksville branch of the NAACP holds a commemorative march ...

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