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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…)
I Am Not Your Negro - Trailer
01:58 — In his new film, director Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished - a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s o (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…)
7 inspiring Martin Luther King Jr. quotes to live by
01:00 — On this MLK Day, celebrate the wisdom and legacy of America's most well-known civil rights activist with 7 of his most inspiring quotes.

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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."