Nation Aug 16

Obama: Bond was a ‘hero and friend’

President Barack Obama says the late civil rights activist Julian Bond was a hero and friend, and that he and first lady Michelle Obama have benefited from Bond's example, counsel and friendship.

Arts Oct 16

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Continuing King’s Legacy

To mark the 2011 opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington D.C., Washington Post photographer Nikki Khan created a portrait series featuring civil rights leaders who have carried on the legacy of King.