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Civil Rights: The Road to Bloody Sunday Began 30 Miles Away

MARION, Ala. — Della Simpson Maynor remembers the mounted police officer cracking her elbow with a baton. She recalls the panicked marchers unable to escape the onslaught, and the scuffle between officers and a young church deacon who was trying to  protect hi...
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MLK Jr.’s Legacy Inspires a Day of Service in Fresno

On the 25th anniversary of the first day of service celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy, scores of Fresno residents turned out to support their community. "It's great to see an organization like Kaiser Permanente ... here giving the day off...
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When Marketing Flops: 5 Super Bowl Ads That Backfired

NEW YORK — Advertisers that spend millions of dollars on the Super Bowl are trying to avoid what the Ram truck company did with a Martin Luther King speech or what Groupon did spoofing promos for charities. Though such messages can get attention, it's the w...