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In the years since the assassination of Dr. King, much has been said about the agency's plans to tear down the civil rights leader.
Super Bow LIII took place in the city of Atlanta and featured one of its most notable music acts in Big Boi in the halftime show alongside Maroon 5. The Outkast rapper and the NFL joined forces to donate to the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in his hometown.
As the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is nearly upon us, HBO will air a new documentary that examines the final three years of the famed civil rights leader’s life. King In The Wilderness, directed by Peter Kunhardt, will debut on April 2, two days before the date King […]
The national holiday celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. took place Monday (Jan. 15) with many across the nation using the time to perform acts of service or simply a day off from the rat race. Some of Hip-Hop’s biggest and brightest stars took to social media to honor the […]
Martin Luther King Jr. remains as the towering civil rights figure of our time. In the many years since his tragic passing, Dr. King’s legacy has remained largely intact.
Katori Hall, the writer of the critically acclaimed The Mountaintop play, appalled (and rightfully so) at Kent State University’s decision to cast a white actor to portray Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in an adaptation of her art.
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. […]