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Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

In January 1965, Playboy published Alex Haley’s interview with the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., shortly after King received the Nobel Peace Prize. In those days, the magazine still wasn’t identifying the interviewer by name, so Haley reported anonymously: “So … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King’s Nobel Speech Is an Often Ignored Masterpiece

By Malcolm Jones Martin Luther King’s gifts were manifest. He was an inspired leader, a galvanizing orator, and a brilliant polemicist and prose writer. But more than anything, he knew how to rise to an occasion. On December 10, 1964, … Continue reading

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South Africa’s Nelson Mandela dies

Mr Mandela, 95, led South Africa’s transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison. He had been receiving intense home-based medical care for a lung infection after three months in hospital. In a statement on South … Continue reading

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South Africa says Mandela showing ‘great resilience’, still critical

By Ed Stoddard & Pascal Fletcher Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who has been in hospital since early June with a lung infection, is showing “great resilience” although he remains in a critical but stable condition, the presidency said … Continue reading

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu end public career at 79

A man of wisdom. A man of justice. A man of peace. A man of God. Mr. Tutu is all of these and much more. His contribution to the world is immeasurable. He will be missed on the global stage. … Continue reading

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