MARTIN Luther King Jr. was an iconic civil rights activist who believed in non-violent protest. The Baptist minister was a key player in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. Who was Martin Luther King Jr? Born on January 15, 1929, Martin Luther King Jr was a social activist who sought equality and human rights for African Americans, the socially and economically disadvantaged and victims of injustice. He advocated peaceful protest and was the driving force behind both the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the 1963 March on Washington. The March actually helped bring about such landmark legislation as the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 and is honoured each year on Martin Luther King Jr Day, which has been a federal holiday in the USA since 1986. What was Martin Luther King Jr’s background? Martin Luther King Jr was born in Atlanta, Georgia and was the second child of pastor Martin … [Read more...] about Where was Martin Luther King assassinated, who was the civil rights activist and what are his most memorable quotes?
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A DEVASTATED mum has slammed online trolls who "handed her son the rope" when he killed himself aged 27 after visiting chilling pro-suicide websites. Martine Margolis is calling for the sick sites to be shut down after "faceless murderers" gave Daniel tips on how to hang himself in 2011. A Sun Online investigation found hundreds of haunting chat rooms and websites encouraging vulnerable people to take their own lives. Some include sickening tips on the "most effective ways to die", while others actively goad those who say they are suicidal into ending it. And Martine, of Bushey, Herts, believes her "fabulous" son was pushed into killing himself after visiting these websites on the day he died. She told Sun Online: "It was like an obsession for him, everything had been crumbling around him and he was lonely. He didn’t want to feel anymore and was determined. "He watched videos and was in chat rooms and was told suicide methods. People had actually helped him with the knots he … [Read more...] about Mum whose son, 27, killed himself after being goaded by online suicide websites slams ‘faceless murderers’ and calls for sites to be banned
Allison Klein, The Washington Post Published 12:44 pm CDT, Thursday, October 11, 2018 Alex Walsh next to her father, Rick Stein, 71. Alex Walsh next to her father, Rick Stein, 71. Photo: Dorey Nomiyama Photography Notable Deaths of 2018 Notable Deaths of 2018 Photo: Antonella Ragazzoni / Eyeem/Getty Images/EyeEm Scott Wilson, 1942-2018: Actor Scott Wilson, best known for his roles as an itinerant murderer in "In Cold Blood" and as moral compass Hershel Greene on AMC's "The Walking Dead," died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, after battling leukemia. He was 76. less Scott Wilson, 1942-2018: Actor Scott Wilson, best known for his roles as an itinerant murderer in "In Cold Blood" and as moral compass Hershel Greene on AMC's "The Walking Dead," died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, ... more Photo: Richard … [Read more...] about A daughter’s hilarious obituary unravels the mysterious life of her father
A CHRISTIAN dad who allegedly let his baby daughter die due to his religious beliefs posted long preaching rants about his faith to Facebook, it emerged today. Seth Welch and his wife Tatiana Fusari have been charged with murder after being accused of allowing 10-month-old Mary die of malnutrition. From his cult-like farm in Solon Township, Michigan, the 27-year-old regularly filmed himself reading long passages from the bible before going into lengthy explanations about his warped views on humanity. He also uses the videos to denounce modern medicine, labelling doctors “the priests of the medical cult”. In one, he rants about his dislike of medical professionals, saying: “The righteous shall live by faith. “It's God who is sovereign over disease and those sorts of things and, of course, ultimately deaths”. In a long post, he quotes the bible and appears to condone beating children, saying: “If kids are not corrected by their parents, they will do … [Read more...] about Inside compound of ‘killer Christian couple who let baby die for their religious beliefs’ as warped Facebook rants are revealed
The attack was supposed to start at midnight, but Robert and Michael Bever’s sister came to their bedroom half an hour early.Mom wanted them to clean up the kitchen, she told the teenage boys.Michael, 16 years old at the time, distracted the 13-year-old girl by showing her his laptop, part of the plan detailed in Robert’s journal, as quoted during the trial.The journal’s 11th chapter included just one short sentence: “We’re going to kill them tonight.”Robert came up behind his sister and slit her throat.“I felt the blood start running down my hand,” Robert testified. “I was like, ‘Oh, s---.’”At first, the sister, identified in court only by the initials C.B., didn’t realize what was happening.“It just felt, like, metally,” she said, testifying as the prosecution’s star witness against her brother. “Like, I could taste it.”Michael, looking down at his computer when Robert began … [Read more...] about One statement captured Bever jury’s challenge: How to compare two very troubled brothers