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Rallying for justice

Sharon Cowan faced the choir, raised her hands in the air and signaled singers to begin. Just like they do every year, the Spokane Community Gospel Mass Choir jump started the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March with its upbeat tempos. It only took moments for the crowd to …

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Unity March Photos

Check out photos of today’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March. View many more photos on our Flickr album. Check back later for an audio slideshow of this event.

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MLK parade an opportunity to “re-claim the day”

By Tracy Simmons Religion News Spokane At last year’s Unity March Spokanites were reminded that white supremacystill has a pulse here. Kevin Harpham, who has extensive ties to white supremacists, hoped to detonate a bomb at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. But his backpack was discovered, the …

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Gonzaga to participate in Unity March, celebrate Black history

Monday marks the 26thanniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday honoring the civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. The City of Spokane urges residents to consider this year's holiday a “Day On, Not a Day Off.” Gonzaga Universityfaculty, staff and students plan to honor King's …

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Wednesday’s Religion News Roundup: Romney wins, Shariah ban loses, a rooftop “sexperiment”

 Is it all over now but the counting? As you probably already know,Mitt Romney crushed it in New Hampshire yesterday, becoming the first non-incumbent to win Iowa and the Granite State since our modern primary process began in 1976.  Ron Paul finished second with about 23 percent of the vote. The …

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