Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.

Obama, Bush and Clinton each delivered ‘panegyrics’ during John Lewis’ funeral

Three presidents honor John Lewis.¬† Blog King, Mass Appeal ATLANTA — Social distancing be damned, Rep. John Lewis was laid to rest on Thursday during an emotional 3-hour sepulture at Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once served. Lewis, arguably Dr. King’s most staunch acolyte, passed away on July 17th amid complications from pancreatic cancer. ...

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Kansas City leaders succeeded in naming street in honor of King, but was it wise?

Streets named after King are appalling. Blog King, Mass Appeal KANSAS CITY — “I have a dream?” Midwestern cowtown Kansas City was one of the few prodigious American locales lacking a street donning the fabled moniker of Dr. Martin Martin Luther King Jr. But, that’s no longer the case. That’s because officials at City Hall renamed ‘The Paseo’ to¬†mirror the ...

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