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Harry Belafonte Hopes to Sell MLK Notes, Documents

Entertainer renews fight against estate of King

(Newser) - Harry Belafonte is bound and determined to sell some rare Martin Luther King documents—including notes for a speech that were in King's pocket when he was assassinated. The entertainer, who had to cancel a 2008 auction at Sotheby's at the last minute, has renewed his legal fight... More »

Belafonte, Sotheby's Cancel MLK Auction

King estate disputes ownership of papers

(Newser) - Sotheby's has canceled the auction of three Martin Luther King documents amid an ongoing feud between their owner—Harry Belafonte—and the King estate, the New York Times reports. MLK's heirs contend that Belafonte is not the rightful owner of the papers, which include an important King speech on Vietnam... More »

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