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The Life of Martin Luther King

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a Baptist minister and civil-rights activist, had a seismic impact on race relations in the U.S., beginning in the mid-1950s. Through his tireless activism, he played a pivotal role ending the legal segregation of African-American citizens in the South and other areas of the U.S. He was assassinated in 1968.

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A woman looks at notes left by pro-democracy protesters on a footbridge in Hong Kong, Oct. 2, 2014.

Beijing Warns Hong Kong Protesters, Cracks Down at Home

In suppressing protest news, China reportedly has arrested more than 20 people on the mainland who acted in support of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters More

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