Martin Luther King

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Tavis Smiley on CNN: 'Racism, Poverty and Militarism' Behind Ferguson Shooting

PBS's Tavis Smiley shamelessly invoked Dr. Martin Luther King on Thursday's CNN Tonight, as he commented on the ongoing controversy surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown: "It underscores that ...
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New MSNBC Ad Appropriates Martin Luther King to Push 'Dream' of Liberal Hosts

MSNBC commercials have a long history of explicitly touting the network's liberalism. But a new ad combines that style with the exploitation of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech. In the ...
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Snubs, Plantations, and Liberal Dreams: The Worst of CNN's MLK Anniversary Coverage

The week of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's March on Washington, CNN hosted many of the original civil rights activists for interviews. The appearances became chances for ...
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CBS Plays Up The Absence of Republican Speakers at King Anniversary

On Thursday's CBS This Morning, Jeff Pegues spotlighted the lack of GOP speakers at the 50th anniversary commemoration of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech: "Noticeably absent from this ...
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NBC's Todd Blames GOP for Tim Scott Not Being Invited to MLK Anniversary

On Thursday's MSNBC Daily Rundown, host Chuck Todd laid blame for Republicans not speaking at Wednesday's anniversary of the 1963 march on Washington on the GOP, rather than event organizers: ...
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Chris Matthews: At Least Racists Were Honest In The Olden Days, Unlike Obama’s Critics

For Chris Matthews, every day is a good day to attack President Obama’s critics as racists, but the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington was an especially opportune time. During MSNBC’s ...
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On CBS, Brinkley Marvels at 'Very Beautifully Written' Obama Speech; 'Seminal Moment'

Douglas Brinkley predictably fawned over President Obama's apparently "very beautifully written" address marking the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech, mere moments ...
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George Stephanopoulos Loves Obama's Speech on MLK Anniversary: 'Teacher,' 'Preacher'

ABC provided immediate and enthusiastic praise to Barack Obama's speech, Wednesday, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" address. Anchoring live coverage, he ...
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CBS Boosts Obama's MLK Anniversary Speech With Highlight Reel from Past Speeches

Wednesday's CBS This Morning shamelessly promoted President Obama's upcoming address commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's 1963 "I have a dream" speech by featuring nothing ...
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On MLK Anniversary, NBC Sees Another Day to Boost Obama

In a puff piece on Wednesday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Kristen Welker heralded President Obama's upcoming speech marking the anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" ...
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