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Commemorating veterans over Memorial Day weekend

Commemorating veterans over Memorial Day weekendOn Memorial Day weekend, towns and cities across the United States and around the world, commemorate veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and the sacrifices they have made.



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Commemorating MLK 50 years later: Speeches, marches and reflection nationwide

Commemorating MLK 50 years later: Speeches, marches and reflection nationwideFifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the civil rights leader’s family and admirers were marking the anniversary of his death with marches, speeches and quiet reflection Wednesday. The commemorations stretched from his hometown of Atlanta to Memphis, where he died, and points beyond. The anniversary coincides with a resurgence of white supremacy, the continued shootings of unarmed black men and a parade of discouraging statistics on the lack of progress among black Americans on issues from housing to education to wealth.



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