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JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela was a master of forgiveness.
SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio’s leaders on Thursday approved anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents, despite the disapproval of top Texas Republicans and religious conservatives who packed a City Council hearing and occasionally shamed supporters for comparing the issue to the civil rights movement.
Killeen resident Bertha Holmes was 5 when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech during the 1963 March on Washington.
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom 50 years ago was not only a galvanizing moment for African-Americans and civil rights. It was also a watershed moment in popular music.
Massively multiplayer online games fail because the people who make them simply can't keep up with the gamers who play them, Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley says.
For a blunt-titled book with a tragic conclusion that every reader knows from the start, Thurston Clarke’s “JFK’s Last Hundred Days” manages to surprise and even occasionally to delight.
"Rising Tide: Bear Bryant, Joe Namath & Dixie's Last Quarter" (Twelve), by Randy Roberts and Ed Krzemienski
ATLANTA — Across the South, Republicans are working to take advantage of a new political landscape after a divided U.S. Supreme Court freed all or part of 15 states, many of them in the old Confederacy, from having to ask Washington’s permission before changing election procedures in jurisdictions with histories of discrimination.
Funeral services for William E. Dawson, 81, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Heritage Funeral Home, with Dr. Weldon Bowlen officiating. Interment will follow at Killeen Memorial Park.
There is a major motion picture coming out on Friday, and if it weren’t for Fort Hood, the movie may have never been made.
FORT HOOD — Ten Fort Hood soldiers who earned the right to wear the Ranger tab are now training to earn the title of the Army’s Best Ranger.
NEW YORK — The Boy Scouts of America's proposed move away from its no-gays membership policy has outraged some longtime admirers, gratified many critics and raised intriguing questions about the iconic organization's future.
Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. and his civil rights efforts Monday with a nearly 1-mile walk.
In a collective voice that could be heard a mile away, hundreds of Killeen-area residents celebrated their civil rights by singing the gospel refrain, “Victory is Mine,” as they marched across the bridge on North W.S. Young Drive on Monday.
January marks the beginning of TaNeika Driver’s second two-year term as president of the Killeen Branch NAACP. Driver was first elected in 2011. She sat down with the Herald to talk about the organization’s goals.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. — With their slouch hats, whiskers and time-worn instruments, members of the 2nd South Carolina String Band look and sound like a Civil War camp band. And while they play “Oh! Susannah” and other familiar fare, they don’t shy from other historical songs with inescapably racist overtones that may offend some modern listeners.
By Staff Sgt. Joe Armas
By Rose L. Thayer
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The Citizens for Soldiers club will have its monthly meeting and workday from noon to 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Belton Senior Activity Center, 842 S. Mitchell St., Belton.