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John Lewis dies at 80: Activists and politicians mourn American civil rights hero's death
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John Lewis dies at 80: Activists and politicians mourn American civil rights hero's death

"He loved this country so much that he risked his life and his blood so that it might live up to its promise," former US president Barack Obama said of the US Representative who died on Friday of pancreatic cancer at age 80

Martin Luther King Jr. estate sues daughter over Nobel medal, Bible
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Martin Luther King Jr. estate sues daughter over Nobel medal, Bible

The estate of Martin Luther King Jr. has sued the late civil rights leader's daughter over possession of his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and a Bible used by President Barack Obama during his second inauguration.

Harry Belafonte sues Martin Luther King Jr's estate
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Harry Belafonte sues Martin Luther King Jr's estate

US singer and social activist Harry Belafonte has sued the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. in a dispute over ownership of documents that Belafonte said were given to him by the late civil rights leader and his wife, according to court documents filed on Tuesday.