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The Wire's David Simon to Write Martin Luther King Jr. Miniseries for HBO

Fresh off the end of his New Orleans drama Treme, The Wire creator David Simon is attached to write HBO's upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. miniseries, Deadline reports. TV shows we're losing this year Simon has reportedly agreed to write at least the… Read more

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Malcolm X: In His Own Words
18:46 — From the NBC News Archives comes the story of Malcolm X in his own words. In rarely-seen interviews and speeches, the dynamic and controversial leader (more…)
Martin's Big Words
10:15 — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in this powerful and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following one's heart. Narrated by Mi (more…)
Life Well Lived: Educator and Activist Samuel D. Cook Dies at 88
01:09 — Educator and activist Samuel DuBois Cook, who grew up with Martin Luther King, Jr. and served as president of Dillard University in New Orleans for 22 (more…)
The Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History
Improve and enhance your public-speaking skills with time-tested techniques and strategies used by Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., and other (more…)

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Marva Whitney
Marva Whitney, James Brown Revue Singer, Dies

Marva Whitney, who sang in the James Brown Revue and was known as Brown's Soul Sister No. 1, has die…

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Time Announces 2011 Person of the Year

Time's Person of the Year for 2011 is ... "The Protester."