Topic: Religious Leaders

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    A collection of Martin Luther King Jr.’s personal papers – including handwritten drafts of his famous “I Have a Dream” speech – are for sale. Sotheby’s curator Elizabeth Muller gave Kim Lawton a private glimpse of the collection. More

    June 30, 2006 | Comments

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    The role of pastor may be one of the most overlooked sides of Martin Luther King Jr. But it was one of the most important aspects of who he was. More

    January 13, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview about Martin Luther King Jr. with Professor Lewis Baldwin.

    January 13, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview about Martin Luther King Jr. and Dexter Avenue Baptist Church with the Reverend Michael Thurman.

    January 13, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview about Martin Luther King Jr. with the Reverend Mary Jo Smiley.

    January 13, 2006 | Comments

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    “Dr. King liked jazz,” says Rev. Michael Haynes of Twelfth Baptist Church in Boston, “I think music is just a wonderful opportunity to bring humans together. And what it did in the civil rights movement – it was the means through which they got inspiration and challenge.” Rev. Haynes invited his brother, renowned jazz drummer Roy Haynes, to be part of a special musical service honoring King. More

    January 23, 2004 | Comments

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    As one of the surviving leaders of the civil rights movement, Lewis wants to make sure the role of faith in changing the nation is never forgotten. More

    January 16, 2004 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview with Rep. John Lewis about religion and the civil rights movement.

    January 16, 2004 | Comments

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    Read excerpts from Reflections on “Our Pastor: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church,” a compilation of the recollections of 34 parishioners who were members of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was their pastor from 1954 to 1960. More

    April 4, 2003 | Comments

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    Thirty-five years after his death, the nation is still coming to terms with the life of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Theologians, politicians, historians, and artists continue to discuss King’s legacy. More

    January 17, 2003 | Comments

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