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Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist and prominent leader in the African-American civil rights.

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Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

Media Advisory: LINC Housing Starts Construction of 61 New Apartments in Los Angeles County for Formerly Homeless Households and Low-Income Families
When: Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 10 a.m. Where: Mosaic Gardens at Willowbrook, 12627 Willowbrook Ave., Willowbrook, CA 90222 (Please note: For directions, some mapping apps prefer Compton entered for the city

Morocco's King Mohammed V Honored for Protecting Jews From Nazis During World War II
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - December 23, 2015) - King Mohammed VI's late grandfather, Mohammed V, posthumously received the inaugural Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.-Rabbi Abraham Heschel Award in a ceremony attended by hundreds on Sunday at B'nai Jeshurun congregation in New York City

Park City, Utah Offers Ski and Lodging Deals for MLK Holiday Weekend
PARK CITY, UT--(Marketwired - December 02, 2015) - Celebrating the opening of the ski season with fresh powder, Park City, Utah invites visitors to spend Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) holiday weekend -- Jan. 16-18 -- enjoying the unrivaled conditions of America's most accessible mountain destination

Celebrate the Holidays at the 89th Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - November 20, 2015) - The Spelman and Morehouse College glee clubs will come together once again to lift their voices in holiday cheer. Over the years, thousands have made the concert -- offered in three performances -- part of their holiday kick-off tradition.

Irving A. Backman's DATT Group's Hydroponics Solution to Low-Cost Food Production and New Opportunities for Small Farmers and Families Warmly Welcomed at 25th Annual Black Farmers National Conference
Irving A. Backman, internationally renowned benefactor of sustainability and advanced technology initiatives and leader of the DATT Group (Developers of Advanced Technology Today) and partner companies Acopia Harvest International and NIEST presented breakthrough solutions to Global Warming and climate change at the National Black Farmers National Conference, held here recently.

WES Student Advisor Celebrates International Education Week
During International Education Week (IEW), November 16-20, WES Student Advisor will provide free events and programming that will guide current and prospective international students on their journey to study in the U.S.

Park City, Utah Embarks on a Historic 2015-2016 Ski Season
PARK CITY, UT--(Marketwired - October 13, 2015) - Kicking off a historic winter season with the unveiling of the largest ski resort in the U.S., the renowned ski destination of Park City, Utah will offer several new activities and amenities for visitors during the 2015-16 ski season

LINC Housing to Build New Affordable Apartment Community in Los Angeles County that Bridges Housing and Health
The Willowbrook neighborhood in Los Angeles County will soon have 61 new affordable homes as LINC Housing finalizes funding and plans for Mosaic Gardens at Willowbrook, due to begin construction late 2015, early 2016.

Irving A. Backman and The DATT Group Donate Hydroponic Green Machine(TM) to City of Tuskegee; Proclamation Issued for Initiating Sustainability Programs Providing Food and Employment in Underserved Communities
Irving A. Backman, internationally renowned benefactor of sustainability causes, champion of environmentally friendly technologies and alternative energy, and leader of the DATT Group, was officially recognized by the City of Tuskegee for contributions to sustainability programs combatting climate change and Global Warming. A proclamation in Mr

60 Years After Emmett Till: His Murder Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - August 18, 2015) - This year marks the 60th Anniversary of the grueling murder of Emmett Till, a 14-year old from Chicago who visited Mississippi in 1955. The National Civil Rights Museum (NCRM) brings author Devery S

The National Civil Rights Museum Mourns the Death of Julian Bond, Civil Rights Pioneer and Lifelong Activist
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - August 17, 2015) - The National Civil Rights Museum joins the nation in mourning the death of Julian Bond, one of the nation's most tenacious and charismatic civil rights icons. He dedicated his life to civil rights and to inspire those in the Movement to stand up and speak out against racial atrocities.

The National Civil Rights Museum Announces The 2015 Freedom Award
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - August 06, 2015) - Today, the National Civil Rights Museum announced recipients of The Freedom Award, the museum's signature event that honors outstanding individuals for their significant contributions to civil and human rights

The Community, History and the Arts Are the Focus of African American Museum Conference in Memphis
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - July 13, 2015) - The 2015 Association of African American Museum's (AAAM) 37th Annual Conference, hosted by the National Civil Rights Museum (NCRM), will be held at the Memphis Peabody Hotel. Museum professionals and the general public are invited to attend the full conference, or register for one day or single events. Conference dates are August 4-7.

Sanctuary Residential Breaks Ground on $33 Million Mixed-Use Infill Community Located Across From Georgia State University in Atlanta
Sanctuary Residential has broken ground on 200 Edgewood, a $33 million mixed-use urban infill community on 1.2 acres across the street from Georgia State University, the Grady/Children's Hospital Medical Complex, and the new Sweet Auburn Curb Market streetcar station

Jewish Contributions Celebrated on Capitol Hill
The Kennedy Caucus Room in the Russell Senate Office Building was packed with more than 200 legislators, Jewish leaders and their supporters who participated in a bi-partisan celebration of American Jewish Heritage Month to recognize the many contributions of the Jewish people to the United States.

PeopleMatter Brings Complete Workforce Management Solution to NRA Show 2015 in Chicago
WHO:PeopleMatter, a powerful and complete workforce management platform designed to fit the specific needs of service-industry brands WHAT:Will showcase its easy-to-use workforce management software at the NRA Show 2015, the foodservice marketplace. WHEN:Saturday, May 16 - Tuesday, May 19, 2015 WHERE:NRA Show 2015McCormick Place 2301 S

Konica Minolta to Exhibit Innovative Healthcare Solutions at HIMSS 2015 and Announces New Feature Designed to Eliminate Costs
RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwired - April 09, 2015) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces participation in the 2015 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, April 13-15 in Chicago

National Civil Rights Museum Remembers Dr. King on Anniversary of His Death
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - April 01, 2015) -  The annual April 4th Commemoration at the National Civil Rights Museum is a community-focused observance of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the anniversary of his death at the Lorraine Motel on April 4, 1968.

Telemedicine Provider Avizia to Exhibit at HIMSS 15
Avizia, a telemedicine solution-provider, today announced that they will be exhibiting at HIMSS 15, the world's largest health IT event.

William Lyon Homes' Holiday Sales Event Spotlights SkyRidge Featured Home Opportunity
Family-oriented homebuyers seeking a move-up residence in Riverside now have an exceptional opportunity to own a SkyRidge Featured Home in the desirable Woodcrest area. William Lyon Homes' exciting "Wrap It Up" Holiday Sales Event presents special deals on select homes with offerings that include SkyRidge's beautiful Residence One, Homesite 61

Pre-Sales Now Underway at William Lyon Homes' SkyRidge in Woodcrest
Now Pre-Selling, those who have been eager to purchase a beautiful single-family detached home at SkyRidge in Woodcrest can take the first step toward homeownership. Homebuyers who are interested in owning one of these spectacular residences in Riverside are encouraged to SkyRidge, take advantage of Pre-Model pricing and register their interest at www.LyonSkyRidge.com

Half of Estate-Sized Lots Already Sold at The Bridle Creek Collection
The Bridle Creek Collection at SkyRidge is selling quickly with half of the enclave's single-family homes on estate-sized lots already sold

Park City Offers Ski and Lodging Specials for the First Time During the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend
PARK CITY, UT--(Marketwired - December 08, 2014) - Traditionally sold-out due to the Sundance Film Festival, Park City is thrilled to announce the city is now open to accommodate travelers during the Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) holiday weekend -- January 16-19, 2015 -- as Sundance has pushed back the festival dates to start a week later

National Civil Rights Museum: Michael Eric Dyson Joins the 2014 Freedom Award as Master of Ceremonies
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - November 21, 2014) - Author, educator and commentator Michael Eric Dyson will host The Freedom Award on December 2 at the Cannon Center in Memphis, TN

Ring in the Holiday Season with the 88th Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - November 17, 2014) - Spelman College and Morehouse College Glee Clubs will once again ring in the holidays together with a series of spirited musical performances filled with songs of the season, Friday, Dec. 5, through Sunday, Dec. 7

Tom Brokaw to Receive a 2014 Lifetime Achievement Freedom Award
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - October 29, 2014) - Today the National Civil Rights Museum announced that Tom Brokaw is being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Freedom Award. He joins Frank Robinson, also a 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Charlayne Hunter-Gault will receive the International Freedom Award; Bob Moses will receive the National Freedom Award

ZELTIQ(R) Aesthetics Showcasing Its CoolSculpting(R) Procedure at Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2014
ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology platform, today announced it is showcasing its CoolSculpting procedure at Plastic Surgery The Meeting (ASPS) in Chicago, October 10-14, 2014

William Lyon Homecoming Sales Event at SkyRidge in Woodcrest
The William Lyon Homecoming Sales event is underway, and the sales team is motivated to get buyers into a spectacular Featured Home before the end of the year. One valuable offering is Residence 1, Homesite 61 at SkyRidge in Woodcrest. This upgraded single-family detached home is priced at $508,490 and features a one-story design that spans approximately 2,575 square feet, with 4 bedrooms and 2

The National Civil Rights Museum Announces the 2014 Freedom Award
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - September 30, 2014) - Today the National Civil Rights Museum announced recipients of The Freedom Award whose work has impacted freedom, equality and access in the U.S. and globally

The Votes Are In! Sunbeam Elementary School Will Receive Cafeteria Makeover From FrogTape(R) Brand Painter's Tape
In elementary school, recess and lunch are the top highlights of the day. From a game of tag during playtime, to chats about cartoons, sandwich swapping and more, students look forward to the opportunity to unwind and refuel in the lunchroom. Unfortunately at Sunbeam Elementary, a dreary atmosphere in its cafeteria makes the children less than enthused about lunch

TMP Worldwide to Spotlight Creative Talent Acquisition at 2014 Fall ERE Recruiting Conference & Expo
WHO: TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC, a global, tech-enabled talent acquisition company WHAT: Will serve as a silver sponsor of the 2014 Fall ERE Recruiting Conference & Expo and exhibit information about creative talent acquisition solutions and software during the event

Phase One at SkyRidge Now Selling - Three Model Homes Open for Tours
William Lyon Homes' recently announced that Phase One sales are now underway at SkyRidge, where three professionally decorated model homes are ready for buyers to explore. This new single-family detached home collection is the talk of the town and now interested buyers can fulfill their dreams of owning a spacious residence on a large homesite in Woodcrest

Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Talks to San Francisco Students About the Continuing March for Equality
United States Representative John Lewis (GA-5) will talk to San Francisco students and the community about the continuing struggle for equality as recounted in his acclaimed new graphic novel, March: Book One, at San Francisco's Calvary Presbyterian Church on Saturday, September 20th

NW Washington, D.C. Hotels Want Travelers to Live #LikeALocal for the Weekend
Marriott Hotels want guests to experience Washington, D.C. #LikeALocal with their new Weekend #LikeALocal package. Whether visiting lush aquatic gardens, kayaking on the Potomac River or savoring a dish from the hottest neighborhood restaurant, visitors will find plenty of local treasures awaiting them in Washington, D.C. And now, thanks to the tips from associates at D.C

Homebuyers Await SkyRidge Model Grand Opening This Saturday, August 9th
After months of anticipation, family-oriented homebuyers are excited for the Model Grand Opening Event at William Lyon Homes' beautiful SkyRidge neighborhood in Woodcrest. This Saturday, August 9th, at 10 a.m. is your opportunity to be among the first to experience the superb luxury of SkyRidge, a new single-family detached home neighborhood set in the preferred Woodcrest area of Riverside

Save the Date for SkyRidge's Highly Anticipated Model Grand Opening on August 9th
Homebuyers interested in William Lyon Homes' new SkyRidge neighborhood in Woodcrest should mark their calendars for the exciting Model Grand Opening Event on August 9th at 10 a.m. Bring your family and friends along to tour the beautiful models and enjoy an intimate look at these spectacular single-family detached homes

Excitement Builds as Models Near Completion for William Lyon Homes' SkyRidge in Woodcrest
Models are nearing completion at William Lyon Homes' brand new SkyRidge neighborhood in Woodcrest, which is slated for a mid-August debut. With the finishing touches being made to these professionally designed homes, now is an excellent time to take advantage of pre-model pricing that starts from the low $500,000 in one of Riverside's most sought-after communities

LINC Housing Celebrates 30 Years and Honors Three Leaders in Affordable Housing at 21st Annual Tribute Event
LINC Housing Corporation (LINC), which celebrates 30 years of service to California communities this year, will honor three of the industry's best at the "21st Annual Tribute to Affordable Housing Leaders" on July 10 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif

Truli.com and NHCLC Combine Forces to Share Inspirational Content to Latinos Worldwide
Truli Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB: TRLI), Truli.com, a unique website and service that seeks to enhance the lives of faith-seekers while providing a platform for Christian ministries to expand their outreach and connect with each other, will partner with The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), which represents over 40,000 churches in the U.S. and over 500,000 around the globe

Beverly Robertson Announces Retirement as Head of National Civil Rights Museum
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - November 26, 2013) - National Civil Rights Museum President Beverly Robertson today announced her retirement, effective July 1, 2014, after leading the museum through 16 years of "momentous progress and accomplishments," Board Chairman Herbert Hilliard said.

FrogTape(R) Brand Painter's Tape Shows Love to Local Elementary School
For years, FrogTape® brand painter's tape has been helping DIYers make over rooms in their homes. Now, FrogTape is excited to give back to the local Northeast Ohio community with its inaugural Love for the Lunchroom cafeteria makeover program. As part of the event, Benjamin Franklin Elementary School located in Cleveland, Ohio will receive a lunchroom makeover valued at $10,000

Walter Cronkite Memorial Dedicated
Missouri Western State University dedicated an interactive memorial to one of the most important journalists of the 20th century and St. Joseph's most famous native son, Walter Cronkite

Berkeley Vapers Called to Action to Oppose E-Cig Usage Ban
The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA) has issued a "Call to Action" for e-cigarette users in the Berkeley City Council (San Francisco) area to oppose the unjustifiable proposal to ban "vaping" in existing "No Smoking" areas.

The Commonwealth Club Hosts Graham Nash at the Nourse Theater
The Commonwealth Club announced this week that it will host singer-songwriter Graham Nash on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at the Nourse Theatre. The conversation entitled, "Graham Nash Gets Wild with The Commonwealth Club" will highlight Nash's music career, his social activism and stories from his new book, "Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life."

Waller Diversity Scholarship Awarded to UT College of Law Student
Waller, Nashville's oldest and largest law firm, today announced that Maria Alejandra (Alé) Dalton is the third recipient of its Diversity Endowed Scholarship at the University of Tennessee (UT), Knoxville College of Law

We Have a Dream: Organic and the National Park Foundation Launch Immersive Web and Mobile Experience to Connect Users to Historic March on Washington
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and the seminal "I Have a Dream" speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., digital marketing agency Organic and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, today released a first-of-its-kind web and mobile destination, WeAreStillMarching.com.

Billionaire Investor Mark Cuban Joins Kingonomics Author Rodney Sampson for D.C.-Based and Live Streaming Investment Conference, Crowdfunding Bootcamp & Gala
This week business, entrepreneurship, investor and pop culture leaders will gather in our nation's capital for the Kingonomics Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Investment & Crowdfunding Conference and VIP Gala Reception hosted by crowdfunding expert, Dr

Mobile App NARR8 to Release Four New Educational Series
NARR8, digital publisher of motion comics, interactive novels and nonfiction series, announced today the release of four new educational nonfiction series: Alma Mater, Micro, Biographics and Eureka, to their mobile platform.

Hit ABC TV Show "Shark Tank" to Hold Casting Call for Minority Owned Businesses During Kingonomics Conference for 50th Anniversary of the Historic March on Washington
Kingonomics author Dr. Rodney Sampson will join Mark Burnett's One Three Media, as Head of Diversity and Inclusion -- becoming the first person to be appointed to this role. As part of his new role, Dr. Sampson's first initiative will be to identify and attract more minority and women owned businesses to appear on ABC's Shark Tank

Volkswagen of America, Inc. Invests $10 Million in National Mall Restoration
The Trust for the National Mall, the official non-profit partner of the National Park Service for restoring and improving the National Mall, today announced a gift of $10 million from Volkswagen of America, Inc. The donation, which will be granted over a five-year period, is designed to sustain and advance efforts to preserve and protect America's most visited national park.

Sam Mustafa: 2013 Tourist Season Looks Positive for South Carolina
As the founder of Charleston Hospitality Group, based in Charleston, South Carolina, Sam Mustafa explains that the southern state has always gained considerable attention in tourism, especially in coastal regions

ePals(R) Adds Common Core Support and Classroom Management to Its Free Global Community; Integrates Award-Winning Collaboration, Communication and Community Products for Schools and Districts
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN), an education media company and the world's leading Global Learning Network, today unveiled new and enhanced tools and resources for students, teachers and schools that set a new standard for collaborative social learning

Dr. Benjamin Chavis Releases Preview of Economic Transformation Speech
Dr. Benjamin Chavis, one of the world's pre-eminent civil rights leaders over the last 45 years, and the Co-founder and Chairman of the Dry Fried Wing Company (OTCQB: EEDG), has pre-released the following statement that he will be sharing with his guests at today's Ribbon Cutting at 2:00 PM at The Box Sports Bar in Bethesda, MD.

How You Can Make a Difference
(Family Features) It's not uncommon for people to feel they can't really impact the larger social issues of the day; that the problems are too big for one person to make a difference. But that isn't true. You can be a part of something greater and have a positive impact on your community when you volunteer.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony Brown and Former Republican National Committee Chairman, Michael Steele, Lead Dry Fried Wing Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at The Box Sports Bar in Bethesda, MD
The Dry Fried Wing Company (OTCQB: EEDG)

Dry Fried Wing Company Announces January 18th Grand Opening at The Box
Dry Fried Wing Company (OTCQB: EEDG) will be launching its Sports Bar and Restaurant co-branding operations with an Inaugural Weekend-long celebration at The Box Bar and Grill in Bethesda, MD.

Civil Rights Leaders to Reunite in Nashville for Waller's MLK Day Tribute
Reverend James Lawson, Diane Nash and Earnest "Rip" Patton, who, as leaders in the renowned Nashville Movement of the 1960s courageously employed nonviolent resistance against discrimination that ultimately ended legal segregation in the U.S

Faith & Public Policy Institute Launches Moral Agenda to Eradicate Poverty
The U.S. Census Bureau utilizing the 2011 Supplemental Poverty Measure reported that 49.7 million Americans or 16% of the population (28% Hispanic, 26% Black, 17% Asian, and 14% White) now live below the poverty line, annual income of $22, 811 for a family of four as a result of the unemployment rate, house devaluations, and unprecedented foreclosures during the Great Recession

R E A P National Conference on the Spirituals Set for June 13-15, 2013 at the University of Denver
The world premiere of a choral work by Dr. Jacqueline Hairston, performed by The Spirituals Project Community Choir, will be one of the highlights of the inaugural R E A P National Conference on the Spirituals, to be held June 13 - 15, 2013 on the University of Denver campus. Dr. Hairston is an ASCAP award-winning composer, arranger, pianist, vocal coach and music educator

Boca Raton Police Department Leverages VidSys Physical Security Information Management Software for Third Presidential Debate
VidSys, a leading provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, today announced that it collaborated with the Boca Raton Police Department to protect the Obama and Romney motorcades as they traveled to and from the third presidential debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida

South Florida in January for Noble Financial's Ninth Annual Equity Conference
Noble Financial Capital Markets (Noble) announced today that it will host its ninth annual equity conference on January 22-23, 2013 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood (Ft. Lauderdale area), Florida. This will be the fifth Noble conference to be held at the Hard Rock

'Democratic Coma' Aims to Awaken Americans From Their Hard Times
Black activist Virgil Brannon's new book, "Democratic Coma," (DemocraticComa.com), details the revelations that led him from being an active supporter of the democratic cause -- lobbying for Obama's first election bid and marching with the Rev. Al Sharpton -- to a staunch opponent of liberal programs that he says keep millions of Americans in the deep sleep of poverty.

Waller Awards Diversity Scholarship to UT College of Law Student
Waller, Nashville's oldest and largest law firm, today announced Natalie Greene is the recipient of its Diversity Endowed Scholarship at the University of Tennessee (UT), Knoxville College of Law. Established in 2011 with a $100,000 endowment from Waller, the scholarship is awarded annually to a student at UT Law whose life has been guided by the examples of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The New Old Waller
For more than one-hundred years, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis has made an indelible mark across the US as one of Nashville's most prominent law firms. Today, the firm is transforming this mark by unveiling a new brand, complete with a simplified name, crisp green logo and website. Now, the iconic law firm -- the largest in the city -- will refer to itself simply as Waller.

Last Chance for Animals Condemns Murder for Hire Plot
Last Chance for Animals (LCA) Founder and President Chris DeRose speaks out against the self-proclaimed animal rights activist who plotted to kill someone wearing fur by attempting to hire a hitman.

Brentwood School Welcomes Forty 4th and 5th Grade Students From the Kyonggi School in Seoul, South Korea, for a 2-Week Cross-Cultural Experience
Students from the Kyonggi School, a K-12 school in Seoul, South Korea have visited California for the past 10 years, staying at Cal State Dominguez Hills and spending their time engaged in a wide variety of cultural experiences. But something was missing -- an experience with their American peers. This year, they came to Brentwood School in Los Angeles, CA

GreenLight Selected to Represent Rights to Name, Image and Likeness of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
GreenLight, LLC (www.greenlightrights.com), a global media licensing, talent negotiation and rights representation consultancy, today announced that it has been selected to represent Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the most recognized and respected leaders of the civil rights movement

Barack Obama honours Bob Dylan with Presidential Medal of Freedom
President Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honour, to Bob Dylan at the White House on Tuesday, insisting that there was "not a bigger giant in the history American music" than the diminutive folk singer.

Martin Luther King was shot dead for 62K-pound reward from Ku Klux Klan
Martin Luther King was shot dead because his assassin was lured by a 62,000-pound bounty that had been placed on his head by the Ku Klux Klan, a new book has claimed.

King Memorial Service concluded with Sanskrit shlokas in Nevada
The 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Interfaith Community Memorial Service in Nevada (USA) concluded with mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures on January 15.

Memorial quote making Martin Luther King 'sound like arrogant twit' to be changed
A misquote carved into a Washington memorial dedicated to Afro-American slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King will be corrected following a public outcry and pressure from his family.

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (January 25, 2012 – February 1, 2012)
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of January 25, 2012 – February 1, 2012.

George Clooney 'tried to pass himself off as Brad Pitt' during arrest
George Clooney joked with the secret service officials who arrested him in Washington DC on Friday and told them that he was Brad Pitt.

Beauty complexion pageant slammed for 'promoting historical divisions'
A nightclub event that pitted light skinned, brown skinned and dark skinned African-American women against each other in a beauty contest of complexions has been accused of degrading women.

'Contraband' opens as No 1 at weekend box office
Mark Wahlberg's 'Contraband' stole the top spot at the weekend box office from 'Beauty and the Beast 3D' with some perfectly executed timing.

India pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 64th death anniversary
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and a host of other dignitaries led the nation on Monday in paying homage to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 64th death anniversary.

New TRUSTe Privacy Index Shows Online Privacy Policies Are Lengthy, Complicated and Reveal Alarming Trends
TRUSTe, the leading online privacy solutions provider, today released its first privacy index as part of its new "Privacy Pulse" information series tracking changes and trends in online privacy. In the 2011 Website Edition of its Privacy Index, TRUSTe analyzed the privacy policies of the top 100 U.S. websites (as ranked by Alexa Sept

Platinum Studios Conducts Shareholder Call
Platinum Studios (OTCBB: PDOS) held its announced shareholders' call on Friday, December 2, 2011 and releases a transcript of the call for those shareholders and interested members of the investment community who were unable to attend.

Skate Through the Holiday Season at the Blue Cross RiverRink
The Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn's Landing, the only completely outdoor Olympic-size ice skating rink in Philadelphia, is the perfect place to spend the holidays. The Blue Cross RiverRink is open throughout the entire winter season with additional skating sessions during the holidays including special sessions on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.

VidSys Physical Security Information Management Software Protects President Obama and Visitors at MLK Jr. Memorial Celebration
VidSys, the leading provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software that allows organizations to resolve business and security situations in real time, today announced that it collaborated with the United States Park Police (USPP) to protect the tens of thousands of people that attended the celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (November 30 – December 7, 2011)
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of November 30 – December 7, 2011.

Samuel L. Jackson named highest-grossing actor of all time by Guinness
Actor Samuel L. Jackson, who has grossed 7.42 billion dollars throughout his entire film career, has been declared as highest-grossing actor of all time by the Guinness Book of World Records.

Oprah refuses to donate to 'mentor' Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial
Oprah Winfrey has refused to donate money to the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial despite regarding him as the man behind her successful career.

Tony Bennett apologizes for blaming US for 9/11 attacks
Legendary singer Tony Bennett, who came under fire for blaming Americans for the tragic 9/11 terrorist attacks, has apologized.

The Beatles refused to perform before 'segregated audience' in US in 1965
The Beatles are said to have refused to perform before a "segregated audience" during a visit to the US in 1965.

Martin Luther King's famous 'I Have a Dream' speech has roots in his childhood
A Wake Forest University undergrad has found that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech contains striking parallels to an address about brotherly love and non-violence he gave as a 15-year-old high school student.

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