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Martin Luther King biopic `Selma` all set for Christmas release

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:05

Martin Luther King biopic `Selma` will open in a limited number of US theatres on December 25, before its wider release on January 9, 2015.

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`.

Tim Roth joins Martin Luther King Jr drama `Selma`

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 16:09

Actor Tim Roth, who was recently seen in the role of Monaco`s Prince Rainer III in `Grace of Monaco`, is all set to play Alabama governor George Wallace in in Martin Luther King Jr drama `Selma`.

India is free but not equal: Jesse Jackson

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 15:51

Observing India was "free but not equal", legendary civil rights activist Jesse Jackson regretted illiteracy among children in the country which excels in exporting talent across the world.

Winfrey to co-produce film on Martin Luther King

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 06:55

Chat show host Oprah Winfrey will produce a new movie titled “Selma”, based on the life of Martin Luther King.

In US, parallels seen between Mandela, Martin Luther King

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 21:11

Standing on the balcony outside Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on a clear and cool November day in 2000, Nelson Mandela couldn`t help but weep.

Obama pays homage to Mandela, calls him `giant of history`

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 19:29

America`s first black President Barack Obama today paid a moving tribute to his inspiration Nelson Mandela, calling him a "giant of history" and comparing the anti-apartheid icon with the likes of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Abraham Lincoln.

Cold War documents show NSA spied on US senators

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 13:18

National Security Agency eavesdropped on civil rights icon Martin Luther King and boxer Muhammad Ali and critics of Vietnam War in secret "disreputable" program, declassified documents have revealed.

Obama leads the nation in commemorating `March on Washington`

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 09:29

Paying rich tribute to Martin Luther King, Obama said America changed, because they kept marching.

Martin Luther King would be amazed by progress: Obama

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 17:01

America`s first black president Barack Obama has said that the civil rights leader would have been "amazed in many ways" about the progress in the country.

Marchers mark 50 yrs since Martin Luther King Jr.`s `Dream` speech

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 09:49

Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial in Washington today.

50 years after King, marchers gather in capital

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 00:25

Next week, the first black US president, a living symbol of the racial progress civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr dreamed about, will stand near the spot where King stood 50 years ago.