MLK’s ’63 Letter Reverberates Today

“Make Some Noise”

Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter From Birmingham Jail” holds a message for critics of national anthem boycotts and Black Lives Matter protests.
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A Prized Photo Fit for a King

Moneta Sleet Jr.

When the Newseum reopens the updated Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery on Sept. 16, one of the featured photographs will be one taken by Moneta Sleet Jr., the Ebony magazine veteran photographer who died 20 years ago on Sept. 30.
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Sports, Race, and the First Amendment

Colin Kaepernick

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has plenty of company for refusing to stand during the national anthem.
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History Has Its Eyes on Her?

For the first time in America’s 240-year history, a woman — Democrat Hillary Clinton — is the presidential candidate of a major political party. So why was Hillary missing on many front pages?
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Fallen Journalists Recognized at Newseum

2016 Rededication of the Journalists Memorial

Family, friends and fellow journalists gathered in the Newseum’s Journalists Memorial June 6 to recognize 20 men and women from 11 countries who were killed in 2015 while covering the news and whose names were added to the memorial.
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Remembering Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

He called himself “The Greatest,” and there were few people inside or outside of sports who would disagree.
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Remembering Morley Safer

Morley Safer

Morley Safer, the last of the original correspondents on “60 Minutes,” died May 19, 2016. He was 84.
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World Press Freedom Remained Low in 2015

press freedom map

The percentage of the world’s population that has access to a free press remained at its lowest point in more than a decade in 2015, according to an annual report released by Freedom House.
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2016 Pulitzer Prizes Awarded

Pulitzer Prize

The best in journalism was honored April 18, 2016, with the awarding of the Pulitzer Prize, journalism’s highest honor.
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Herbst: Op-ed in WSJ

Jeffrey Herbst

The Newseum CEO writes about the evolving landscape of media consumption on social media in a new op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal.
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