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    By Stacy M.Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent Former U.S. Congressman John Conyers, whose 15-year fight to pass legislation that would make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a federal holiday, has died. He was 90. The longtime Michigan Democrat represented what is now the state’s 13th Congressional District (which includes parts of western Detroit) for ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Different modes of celebration this month will keep Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy alive beyond the holiday, the street festivals, and twirling of batons — although that too holds its place in history. Bishop Kelvin Simmons, acting president of the Inland Empire Concerned African American Churches, said MLK’s legacy continues in ...