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I take exception to the Kirk Muse letter (Jan. 18), and his unsubstantiated claims. He stated that there are 2.2 million prisoners because of the “war-on-drugs policies” of the United States. He then claims that the “war” is an excuse to imprison “black and brown people.”
During Jan. 19th celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the City’s MLK Committee presented an award and four scholarships to local residents as part of the day’s proceedings.
Spectators, participants and groups gathered on Monday to celebrate the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Mesa’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade — an event that has undergone much change in recent years.
Thanks for publishing the outstanding letter from Mike Ross: “War on Drugs.”
All government agencies and many private businesses will be closed this Monday to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., but don’t let the appeal of a three-day weekend overshadow the...
Community leaders and elected officials unveil a sign Thursday that will add the ceremonial name Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Broadway Road in Phoenix
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the most influential people in U.S. history and every Jan. 19, Mesans gather to celebrate the life and accomplishments of King.
‘We’re movin’ on up, to the east side, to that deluxe apartment in the sky.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out, apathetic younger generation?
The top 10 films of 2014, according to AP Film Writer Jake Coyle:
1. “Ida” — Where did this perfect little gem come from? Its director, Pawel Pawlikowski, wasn’t previously a major name in international cinema.
“Let me tell you something, my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane.” So said Red Redding to Andy Dufresne in that masterpiece, “The Shawshank Redemption.” If you have never seen the film, that is your immeasurable loss.
Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie took to sifting through “generals.”
This coming week marks the birthday of a man who Bing Crosby called, “the beginning and the end of music in America.” Born in the sweltering heat of a New Orleans’ August, the grandson of former slaves, and suffering abject poverty, that man was Louis Armstrong.
Finding the roots of the blues, from Memphis to the Tennessee Delta
Good evening, graduates, faculty, and family. It’s an honor to be standing on this stage tonight, with the opportunity to speak to you all, but at the same time it’s very surreal. Everyone tells me that it won’t sink in that we’ve graduated for a few weeks, when we wake up and realize that we’re never coming back here. Say what you will about your high school experience — it’s different for everybody — but it is, undoubtedly, a one-of-a-kind experience that we will never get back.