On the national holiday celebrating the life of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., politically savvy rapper Killer Mike penned a moving essay in honor of the iconic civil rights leader. As Killer Mike has done in the past, the Run The Jewels rapper displayed his vast intellect and passion in the piece.
The Ku Klux Klan has become emboldened of late, distributing recruitment flyers with offensive images of slain Black people such as Michael “Mike” Brown. In a Pennsylvania neighborhood, KKK flyers were discovered bearing the image of iconic civil rights leader, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech during the 1963 March On Washington and is often regarded as his most important work. But those hopes that Rev. King had for the nation in regards to race relations still haven’t come true. But those hopes that Rev. King had for the nation […]
It has been well documented that civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. was under constant surveillance by the FBI under the directorship of J. Edgar Hoover. A secret letter from Hoover was recently found, revealing threats against King’s reputation and other shocking revelations.
An upcoming biopic on legendary civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been in the works for some time. A trailer for the film Selma has hit the web, showcasing the iconic figure’s uphill struggle to secure voting rights for Blacks and others.
The Children’s Crusade protests in Birmingham, Ala. began on this day in 1963, led by Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Rev. James Bevel. Around 1,000 students skipped class in the city in protest of segregation when police chief Bull Connor unleashed attack dogs and fire hoses to corral the students. […]
Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks both stand as perhaps the most iconic figures of the Civil Rights Movement, bonded for eternity by what they’ve achieved. Now, a handwritten letter that King sent to Parks is up for sale and is said to be only such known correspondence between them.
Dr. Bernice King, the daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., went to war with buffoonery involving her father’s imagery and twerk club flyers this past MLK holiday, but it appears that it is her immediate family who are striving for the biggest shenanigans.
Your dreams of Oliver Stone directing a film about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. have been dashed. The renowned filmmaker took to Twitter to reveal that he is no longer involved in a biopic of the late, great Civil Rights leader.
Score one for righteousness. A twerking party whose flyer featured the image of Martin Luther King, Jr. photoshopped onto what looks like a rapper’s body has been canceled after the backlash it caused.
Jaime Foxx is already an Oscar winner, but this next role could be his most important yet. The actor/comedian/singer is poised to play Martin Luther King, Jr. in an Oliver Stone directed biopic on the late Civil Rights leader.
Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly was critical of Wednesday’s (August 28) 50th anniversary of the March On Washington event in saying that no Republican speakers were invited. The conservative pundit admitted last night (August 29) on his program that he was wrong about his incorrect assumption.
Today, August 28, is the 50th anniversary of the March On Washington. Watch President Obama, former President Bill Clinton and other dignitaries and celebrities spear at the Lincoln Memorial, the same place where Martin Luther King, Jr. made his famed “I Have A Dream” speech.
Nearly half the people who tuned in for President Obama’s first inauguration, skipped the second installment. Even with Beyoncé ‘s (alleged) lip-synced rendition of the National Anthem, plus other celebrities and noted political figures all in attendance, it still wasn’t enough to get people interested.