In Washington, King's eldest son, Martin Luther King III, said, "When a president insists that our nation needs more citizens from white states like Norway, I don't even think we need to spend any time even talking about what it says and what it is.'' He added, "We got to find a way to work on this man's heart.'' … [Read more...] about Americans Celebrate Slain Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King Jr.
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Americans celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday amid a global pandemic that has forced many events to be moved online and at a time when the country is facing threats of political violence surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. … [Read more...] about Americans Mark Martin Luther King Holiday Amid Pandemic, Political Violence
The effort sets up a clash with Republicans, who are largely united behind the tradition that states should decide which statues they want displayed in the Capitol complex. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGraham calls on Schumer to hold vote to dismiss article of impeachment against Trump Rove: Chances of conviction rise if Giuliani represents Trump in Senate impeachment trial Boebert communications director resigns amid Capitol riot: report MORE (R-Ky.) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyHouse GOP lawmaker: Trump 'put all of our lives at risk' Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP Democrats seize on GOP donor fallout MORE (R-Calif.) both indicated this week that they have no intention of bucking the states on that issue. … [Read more...] about Democrats see path to ridding Capitol of Confederate statues
Xie, a Chinese national living in the United States, was described as weighing less than 100 pounds, less than five feet tall, with neck-length black hair. She traveled to Yosemite from Mariposa on a YARTS bus Friday. … [Read more...] about Woman missing during Yosemite hike, authorities say
"I may theoretically have First Amendment rights, but if companies are starting to behave in overtly prejudicial ways based on the content of speech, that is a very dangerous moment. And on top of that, the second danger here, which is very very closely related to the first, is that people who should be guarding free speech, a lot of them are either neutral on this or in favor of it," Berenson said, noting that liberal media members at major outlets such as the Times and CNN have cheered censorship. … [Read more...] about Alex Berenson: Shutdown of Parler is Big Tech’s ‘most dangerous’ move yet