Archive for June 11th, 2016

Big day coming for Obamas: Malia graduating from high school — New Pittsburgh Courier

June 11, 2016

In this photo taken Aug. 23, 2015, President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington from Marine One. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Malia Obama was just 10 years old and longing for a promised puppy when her family moved into the White House.…

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Ali remembered in prayer as an icon who pushed for unity — New Pittsburgh Courier

June 11, 2016

Muhammad Ali’s wife Lonnie and her daughter Laila attend Muhammad Ali’s Jenazah, a traditional Islamic Muslim service, in Freedom Hall, Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. Laila is holding her daughter Sydney Jurldine Conway. (AP Photo/David Goldman) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Thousands of fans, dignitaries and faithful from across the globe filled a Kentucky…

via Ali remembered in prayer as an icon who pushed for unity — New Pittsburgh Courier

Ali’s stance on Vietnam War emboldened MLK to oppose conflict — New Pittsburgh Courier

June 11, 2016

WASHINGTON – Muhammad Ali’s decision to risk going to jail by opposing the Vietnam War provided Dr. Martin Luther King with the strength to come out against the war publicly for the first time, according to the board chairman of King’s old organization. Bernard Lafayette, a longtime Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) field organizer and…

via Ali’s stance on Vietnam War emboldened MLK to oppose conflict — New Pittsburgh Courier


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