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Results tagged with 'Martin Luther King'

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King's visits to Milwaukee left permanent mark

Published Jan. 20, 2014

The visionary civil rights leader visited our city to speak on at least two occasions. His comments half a century ago remain as true now as they were then. Here is some of what he told Milwaukeeans.

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Coming soon: "The Mountaintop"

Published Sept. 20, 2012

The life and death of Martin Luther King Jr. has provided fodder for books, television, plays and movies, and the fascination with this icon never seems to wane. The Milwaukee Rep joins the list Sept. 26 when the theater mounts a production of "The Mountaintop," an appealing and offbeat play about the civil rights hero.

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King's vision is Obama's opportunity

Published Jan. 19, 2009

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke with hope and promise of a world in which race did not prevent excellence, Barack Obama's inauguration is visible proof of a country where hope has been grasped by certainty.

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Metcalf's DVD Screening Room: Sept. 20, 2008

Published Sept. 20, 2008

"Z" isn't real, but it certainly feels real. The editing won an Academy Award in 1970. Costa Gavras, the director, was nominated as Best Director, as was the picture itself. Because the focus of the film is on the story, on what is happening, none of the acting calls attention to itself. The film is filled with wonderful performances that don't seem acted; they seem lived.

Reader blogs:

Losing The Race

Monday January 21st, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL    Today is Martin Luther King Day, and that stirs up many thoughts from many people. Nobody wants to admit it, but race relations are no better today than they ever were. Sure, there may have been some half baked attempts made to smooth...

Kissing Astrology

Tuesday December 6th, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL   I can’t help wondering exactly how much significance there is, if any, in astrology. Is it all a load of cosmic crap or is there something to it? It’s been around for thousands if not tens of thousands of years, and it pre dates mo...

King's lesson for the disabled

The following appears in the Jan. 16th editions of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.   With Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaching, a famous quote popped into my head. The good reverend once said, "I have a dream that one day people will be judged not by the color of their skin but by...


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