martin luther king

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.

The city of Kansas City, Mo. and its city council voted overwhelmingly in favor of renaming a 10-mile stretch of road in honor of the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Now, the decision by the council will be reversed after residents decided to revert to the street’s former name.

In Georgia, U.S. Air Force officials found themselves battling a potential public relations nightmare related to the upcoming MLK Day holiday. Officials at the Robins Air Force base moved to take down a poster for a shooting event to be held on the federal holiday that featured an image of slain civil rights leader, Dr. […]

There are a few films about Martin Luther King, Jr. in the works but Selma has brought on Oprah Winfrey as a producer, as well as Brad Pitt. 

With director Tate Taylor getting the green light for his James Brown biopic, we take a look at some other big-screen life stories that are a must-see.

President Obama should have used another Bible, and not that of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to be sworn in for his second term, according to Dr. Cornel West. During a discussion on poverty in America, last week, Dr. West,who has called the president a “Republican in Blackface,” cited what he sees as vast discrepancies […]

Dr. King’s message of non-violence clearly wasn’t felt by all. Five people were shot just after a parade in New Orleans celebrating the civil rights leader’s legacy,this afternoon.

Martin Luther King, Jr. ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech [VIDEO]   Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famed “I Have A Dream” speech on August 28, 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial. READ his words, video below. — “I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest […]