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Short and Sweet: Margaret Atwood's Poetry and Short Fiction - BOOK RIOT

Short and Sweet: Margaret Atwood's Poetry and Short Fiction - BOOK RIOT | IB English 12 Resources | Scoop.it
This post is part of our Margaret Atwood Riot Reading Day, a celebration of one of our favorite authors on the occasion of the publication of her new novel, MaddAddam. Check out the full line-up here.
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Haunted by The Handmaid's Tale

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It has been banned in schools, made into a film and an opera, and the title has become a shorthand for repressive regimes against women. By Margaret Atwood
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Watch: Meet the Press rebroadcasts 1963 interview with Martin Luther King Jr.

Watch: Meet the Press rebroadcasts 1963 interview with Martin Luther King Jr. | IB English 12 Resources | Scoop.it
NBC News rebroadcast a 1963 "Meet the Press" interview with Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday in honor of the March on Washington's 50th anniversary. King appeared on the news program three days before his landmark "I Have a Dream"...
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“I Have a Dream”: The 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s Famous Speech | Religion & Politics

“I Have a Dream”: The 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s Famous Speech | Religion & Politics | IB English 12 Resources | Scoop.it
The Lincoln Memorial may be the most iconic place in the United States. Americans go there alone or with friends and family members to remember their most iconic president.
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MLK's Dream for Justice Challenges Obama Presidency

MLK's Dream for Justice Challenges Obama Presidency | IB English 12 Resources | Scoop.it
Rights leaders of the '60s say MLK legacy lives on in vision, if not execution.
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VIEWPOINTS: Birmingham should embrace its human rights history

VIEWPOINTS: Birmingham should embrace its human rights history | IB English 12 Resources | Scoop.it
We have an intangible asset, one on which we have yet to capitalize and one that seems to this newcomer to divide us instead of unite us. That intangible asset is our history.
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By the numbers: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

By the numbers: Martin Luther King Jr. Day | IB English 12 Resources | Scoop.it
The third Monday in January is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday of service in honor of the civil rights leader.
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John Archibald column (with poll): Is MLK Day protest crass or Kingly?

John Archibald column (with poll): Is MLK Day protest crass or Kingly? | IB English 12 Resources | Scoop.it
There is no gain without struggle
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Birmingham remembers 4 little girls 50 years after infamous church bombing

Birmingham remembers 4 little girls 50 years after infamous church bombing | IB English 12 Resources | Scoop.it
United States Attorney General Eric Holder was stricken with emotion Sunday in Birmingham, Ala., as he reflected on the murder of four young girls who died 50 years ago after a bomb detonated beneath the steps of the 16th Street Baptist Church, galvanizing...
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Captivating Klan rally photo gets new life via social media

Captivating Klan rally photo gets new life via social media | IB English 12 Resources | Scoop.it
It is a photograph not easily forgotten.
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Good and Evil in Birmingham

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The disquieting reality of the struggle against segregation is that the conflict was not between good and evil, but between good and normal.
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Martin Luther King's dream is alive

Martin Luther King's dream is alive | IB English 12 Resources | Scoop.it
Kevin Powell says Martin Luther King, Jr. would hardly recognize America in 2013 but his thoughts are still relevant
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Why conservatives call MLK their hero

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The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was called a communist, an outside agitator and a drum major for righteousness.
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Martin Luther King Jr. 'content of character' quote inspires debate

Martin Luther King Jr. 'content of character' quote inspires debate | IB English 12 Resources | Scoop.it
Just as the words of the nation's founders are parsed for modern meanings on guns and abortion, so are King's words used in debates over the proper place of race in America.
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