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As the country aptly celebrates the second inauguration of President Barack Obama on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, radio detection and rangingOnline.com has a run down of the man who paved the way for so many African Americans after him.

1. Born in Atlanta, Georgia  on January 15, 1929, the ‘M’ in MLK originally stood for Michael, but when his reverend father changed his own name to Martin in honor… Continue reading Celebrating MLK Day, Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Martin Luther King Jr.

Michael Rady Mentalist 240 ‘The Mentalist’: Does new boss Luther Wainwright have ulterior motives? Star Michael Rady explains

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On tonight’s Mentalist, new boss man Luther Wainwright (Michael Rady) finds himself in a compromising position. As Patrick Jane (Simon Baker, who also served as tonight’s director) clamors to get his hands into a serial killer case, the FBI also looks to gain control of the situation, leaving newbie Wainwright in a tough spot.

“[He] struggles to do what’s… Continue reading ‘The Mentalist’: Does new boss Luther Wainwright have ulterior motives? Star Michael Rady explains

Hollywood actor Samuel L. Jackson may head for Broadway in a play about Martin Luther King Jr. called ‘The Mountaintop’, written by Katori Hall.
The play is set in King’s Memphis motel room the day before he was assassinated. It arranges an imaginary exchange between King and a maid, reports The New York Post.
Jackson has been [...] Continue reading Samuel L. Jackson ‘heads to Broadway to play Martin Luther King Jr’

Luther King drama “Mountaintop” wins UK play award

LONDON (Reuters Life!) – “The Mountaintop,” about civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King on the night before his assassination, scooped the best new play honor at the coveted Laurence Olivier awards on Sunday. The win for 28-year-old U.S. playwright Katori Hall at Britain’s top theater awards came as a surprise, with corporate drama “Enron” and contemporary rural story “Jerusalem … Continue reading Luther King drama "Mountaintop" wins UK play award

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Precious director Lee Daniels has found his Martin Luther King. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Precious director has cast British actor David Oyelowo in the role of the civil rights leader in Selma.

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