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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

It's been 50 years since the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. Events around the world are honoring the Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil rights leader.

MLK nephew: Trump 'racially ignorant and racially uninformed'

Isaac Newton Farris Jr., Martin Luther King Jr.'s nephew, told CNN on Friday that while he does not believe President Donald Trump is a "racist in the traditional sense," he does think the President is "racially ignorant and racially uninformed."

Madison doctor shares how King changed her life

Debbie Jones meets a lot of people as a doctor at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. But she credits a chance meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 46 years ago in Chicago as a handshake that changed the trajectory of her life.

Hundreds attend King celebration at Capitol

The widow of a leader in the Milwaukee civil rights movement of the 1960s said anyone who tries to curtail union rights is not following the tradition of Martin Luther King Jr.

Walker Appearance Draws Hisses At MLK Event

Protesters hissed and chanted "shame" at Gov. Scott Walker after he read a proclamation at the state's official Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday ceremony in the Capitol rotunda. VIDEO: Watch The Report