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Oprah Winfrey joins cast of `Selma`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 20:57

Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has joined the cast of Martin Luther King Jr. biopic `Selma`.

Barack Obama to mark 50th anniversary of MLK`s `dream` speech

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 09:56

US President Barack Obama will mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King`s "I have a dream" speech.

Forest Whitaker to play Martin Luther King Jr in film?

Last Updated: Saturday, June 01, 2013, 09:20

Forest Whitaker has been tipped to play civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr in a new movie.

Obama to take oath on two Bibles; Dr King`s family honoured

Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 17:49

When US President Barack Obama takes his oath on Sunday, he will be using two Bibles.

Barack Obama to use two Bibles when he takes oath of office

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 21:06

President Barack Obama is taking the oath of office for his second term with his hand placed not on a single Bible, but two, one owned by Martin Luther King Jr and one by Abraham Lincoln.

Martin Luther King Jr memorial inscription ‘to be removed`

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 11:58

The US authorities have planned to resolve a controversy over a 10-word inscription on the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial by removing it altogether, rather than replacing it.

US museum to open balcony where King was shot

Last Updated: Friday, November 02, 2012, 23:12

The National Civil Rights Museum in the US plans to open the balcony where Martin Luther King Jr was shot to the public.

King `stirred our conscience`: Obama

Last Updated: Sunday, October 16, 2011, 22:28

Dr Martin Luther King Jr King had described the National Mall as a stone of hope hewn from a mountain of despair.

Arizona shootings underscore father`s message: MLK III

Last Updated: Sunday, January 16, 2011, 13:43

Martin Luther King III says more work needs to be done post Tucson shooting.