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Mayor Garcetti Acts As Grand Marshal Of Kingdom Day Parade

Mayor Eric Garcetti was the Grand Marshal of the 29th annual Kingdom Day Parade Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2014

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USC Bans Tailgating After Home Game Falls On A School Night

For the first time, the university tradition won’t be allowed in the area surrounding the L.A. Memorial Coliseum before the Trojans hit the field.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2013

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Long Beach Woman, Lifelong Civil Rights Activist Remembers Historic March On Washington

A Long Beach woman who was in the nation’s capital 50 years ago for the historic March on Washington said she counts that day as the highlight of her life.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

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Dodger Matt Kemp Leads Annual Kingdom Day Parade

The 28th annual Kingdom Day Parade wound through the Crenshaw District and Leimert Park Saturday in honor of the iconic civil rights leader.

01/19/2013

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Surf Shop Apologizes For Black-Themed Sale On MLK Jr. Day

A Southern California surf shop owner has apologized for its black-themed Martin Luther King Jr. holiday sale and a digitally altered ad showing the civil rights leader in a wet suit.

01/19/2011

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Parade, Service Events Honor Legacy Of Martin Luther King Jr.

The 26th annual Kingdom Day Parade will be held in South Los Angeles Monday.

01/17/2011

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Dueling Rallies Mark Anniversary Of Martin Luther King Jr. Speech

Tens of thousands of people heeded broadcaster Glenn Beck’s summons for his “Restoring Honor” rally Saturday from the same marble steps at the Lincoln Memorial where Martin Luther King Jr.’s gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech 47 years ago to the day.

08/28/2010