The nominees are out for the 49th NAACP Image Awards! The annual event, which takes place on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2018, celebrates the achievements of people of color in entertainment in film, television, music and literature. Show More Summary
For risking a well-compensated athletic career to pursue social activism, Colin Kaepernick has often been compared to Muhammad Ali. On Sunday, LeBron James mentioned the former boxer while discussing the free agent quarterback, but he also compared Kaepernick to the figure most synonymous with the 20th-century civil rights movement: Martin Luther King Jr. Speaking to ESPN’s […]
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Like many in the NBA, Lebron James has been a very outspoken person that utilizes his platform well when speaking on controversial topics and a willing participant in the country’s discussions about social issues. Colin Kaepernick, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, has become the biggest lightning rod for the intersection of sports and politics in America and […]
LeBron James, in a wide ranging interview with ESPN, talks about Colin Kaepernick's influence and why he's been "blackballed out of the NFL." The post LeBron James on Colin Kaepernick: ‘He Had a Vision Like Martin Luther King’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
For some children of the ’60s, the decade’s most traumatic crimes weren’t the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy or the martyrdom of Martin Luther King — or even the appalling 1963 Klan church bombing that killed four black girls in Birmingham. It wasn’t even the rape, torture and strangulation of eight student nurses by […]
Black-ish star and Emmy-nominated actor Anthony Anderson has been announced as the host of the 49th NAACP Image Awards. The awards show will air live January 15, 2018, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on TV One. Anderson hosted the 47th...Show More Summary
Virginia Democrat is the most prominent of six transgender politicians elected on Tuesday, energizing advocacy groups on both sides for 2018.
The International Poster Exhibition is on at The Lighthouse in Glasgow until 25 November 2017. It’s part of the Graphic Design Festival Scotland. My favourite poster was one depicting Martin Luther King wearing a Trump-like baseball cap with the caption ‘This was not my dream’.
The National Archives published more than 600 new records relating to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Among them is a dossier on Martin Luther King Jr. that claims the civil rights leader possibly fathered a baby...Show More Summary
The Trump administration released new documents on former President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Read more...
The Sacramento Bee reports.The material is less salacious than it seemed when it wasn't revealed. The man had a longstanding affair and other sex outside of marriage, it is said. And he "enjoy[ed] the abnormal by engaging in group sexual orgies."Amazing how little it matters now... Show More Summary
A leading expert on the civil rights leader dismissed the claims as part of a smear campaign by the FBI.
An FBI report, part of the John F. Kennedy files recently released by the administration of President Donald Trump, makes shocking claims against the civil rights leader Martin Luther King. The report, dated March 12, 1968, was written only a few weeks before Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Documents released Friday from the dwindling trove of sealed John F. Kennedy assassination files show the FBI keeping close watch on civil rights and anti-war movements and their leaders in the 1960s....
Taking its title from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?s final speech before his assassination in 1968, the High Museum of Art?s photography exhibition ??A Fire That No Water Could Put Out?: Civil Rights Photography? (Nov. 4, 2017, through May 27, 2018) will reflect on the 50th anniversary of that tumultuous year in American history. Show More Summary
By Torrey Hart on SwimSwam Martin Luther King Jr. Natatorium reopened in Atlanta on Monday. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Martin Luther King Jr. Natatorium Re-Opens in Atlanta
American civil rights leader Alveda King joined British pro-life advocates Saturday to mourn the 9 million unborn babies lost to abortion in the United Kingdom in the past 50 years. King, the niece of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., compared aborting unborn babies to the lynching of blacks in America, Christian Today […]
His father changed the name of the famed civil rights leader after a visit to Germany.