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- Martin Luther King Song – Martin Can You Hear Us? – Launches for MLK Holiday; Song Designed to Reconnect Americans to the Importance of King’s Legacy and Teachings (prweb.com)
- Martin Luther King, Jr., Facts On His Life & Legacy (wycd.radio.com)
- Martin Luther King Jr. – I have a Dream! (survivingtothriving.wordpress.com)
- Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Washington Post (washingtonpost.com)
- Photos: Martin Luther King Day will be celebrated Monday (vancouversun.com)
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- Donna Brazile to deliver keynote at WSU tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. (pinkbananaworld.com)
- In Recognition of Martin Luther King Day (scottcclibrary.wordpress.com)
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A new report on child welfare that found more U.S. children living in poverty than before the Great Recession belies the fanfare of the nation’s economic turnaround.
Twenty-two percent of American children were living in poverty in 2013 compared with 18 percent in 2008, according to the latest Kids Count Data Book, with poverty rates nearly double among African-Americans and American Indians and problems most severe in South and Southwest.
The report, released Tuesday from the child advocacy group the Annie E. Casey Foundation showed some signs of slight improvement, including high school graduation rates at an all-time high and a dipping percentage of uninsured children. But the bright spots weren’t enough to offset a picture showing many children left behind amid the nation’s economic recovery. MORE