Posts Tagged ‘King’

h1

Dallas Couple Donates Rare 1611 King James Version of Bible to Hardin-Simmons University

December 25, 2008

kjv-1611.jpgOnly about 50 known copies of the first-edition 1611 King James Version of the Bible exist, and Hardin-Simmons University now has one, thanks to a Dallas couple. Dr. Charles Tandy and his wife, Roena, also donated a collection of other Bibles, leaves, fragments and volumes of secondary literature, some dating to 1521.

Read the rest of this entry ?

Advertisements
h1

Advisor to Martin Luther King Dies: Incest Charge Marred Legacy of Rev. James Bevel

December 23, 2008

james-bevel-565.jpgThe Rev. James L. Bevel, a prominent figure in the civil rights movement whose legacy was clouded by an incest conviction has died, a relative said. He was 72.

Read the rest of this entry ?

h1

Martin Luther King, Jr., Family Seeks to Cash In on MLK-Obama Items

November 14, 2008

king-obama-tshirts.jpgZealous guardians of his words and his likeness, the family of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is demanding a share of the proceeds from the sudden wave of T-shirts, posters and other merchandise depicting the civil rights leader alongside Barack Obama.

Read the rest of this entry ?

h1

Bernice King Allowed to Continue Documenting Coretta King’s Personal Papers

November 4, 2008

bernice-king.jpgA judge has ordered Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter to continue
documenting her mother’s personal papers, which are at the center of a
family dispute among the civil rights icon’s surviving children.

Read the rest of this entry ?