Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore compared marriage equality to state-imposed segregation after a group of black pastors compared him to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The Coalition of African-American Pastors honored Moore on Friday with the group’s “Letter from the Birmingham Jail Courage...
April 21--A 50-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries Monday morning when his car collided with a Sound Transit train in the 7000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South, near the Othello Station. Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said a technical rescue team pulled the driver out of his car after the collision. Show More Summary
by Kelli Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state, but the conscience of the state.” Serving as the conscience of the people has been one of the primary functions of the church since its conception. Show More Summary
The American Civil War ended with the notorious assassination of a great man, but was that man Abraham Lincoln or Martin Luther King Jr.?
President Lydon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act as Martin Luther King Jr. looks on. Republicans apparently don't want to protect the rights he fought for. Senate.gov Senate Republicans appear to be letting the Washington Voting Rights Act die, rather than pass it, for the third year in a row. Show More Summary
Earlier this week I listened to my fellow Texans boast about how their innate Texanness somehow demands that they vocally support a thing called "Confederate Heroes Day," a state holiday that occasionally falls on Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary
In a move that will strike some as curious, a pastors' group presents the Letter From Birmingham Jail Award to the jurist leading the charge against marriage equality in Alabama. read more
Fifty-two years ago, yesterday, Martin Luther King wrote his famous “Letter From Birmingham” jail. In history, April 16th is a day King shares with the Apollo 16 voyage and George Washington’s inauguration, according to the Great Falls Tribune but his letter has made a huge mark on American history. Show More Summary
I can hardly wait until noon. I want to hear it. I want to hear his speech. I want to hear those words. I want so desperately to be inspired. I want to journey to the mountain top as we did with Martin Luther King. I want to stay there. For 8 years. Actually, for [...]
Soon, J.J. Abrams’ adaptation of Stephen King’s 11/22/63 will be coming to the small screen, with the James Franco-starring miniseries set to bow on Hulu sometime this year. Perhaps the story of Kennedy’s death has awakened in Abrams...Show More Summary
"I have a dream..." Those famous words uttered by Martin Luther King Jr. ring true for most people. It has been an insane past few weeks. I feel as though someone out there has hit the "fast forward" button on my life and here I am, writing this post at 3:48 a.m. Show More Summary
Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, The Power Of Lies It is one of history’s ironies that the Lincoln Memorial is a sacred space for the Civil Rights Movement and the site of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Lincoln did not think blacks were the equals of whites. Show More Summary
J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot has partnered with author/talk show host Tavis Smiley to bring his book, Death Of A King, to the small screen. Bad Robot has acquired the rights to the book about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final days in association with Warner Brothers Television, where the company is based on the TV side. Published by Little, Brown & Co. Show More Summary
In the critically acclaimed book, Why We Can’t Wait, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said it best, “Three hundred years of humiliation, abuse and deprivation cannot be expected to find voice in a whisper.”
It’s been more than a half-century since the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. urged white religious leaders to join the civil rights movement in his famous “Letter From Birmingham Jail,” an essay that helped spark an interracial wave of nonviolent protest. Show More Summary
The creative energy of youth, the serenity of nature, and the lessons of history are a winning combination for me. All three were present in this video from the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta, where I enjoyed...Show More Summary
After skipping 2014, Flux Night is set to return at a new location this coming fall. After calling Castleberry Hill home since 2008, the one-night arts, dance, and performance festival is headed to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Old Fourth Ward.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
The Texas Sons of Confederate Veterans spokesman Marshall Davis totally schools us on flags by concluding that the awesome American flag is more racist than the Confederate flags near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive that this group will be flying. Davis racesplains that, “The American flag flew over a slave nation for over 100 years. [...]
A Denver high school took down posters reminding black and Latina girls not to twerk or wear too much makeup after students complained. Educators at Martin Luther King Jr. Early College had displayed the posters, titled “101 Things Black and Latina Girls Should Know,” since the start of the school...
This article originally appeared on artnet News. by Sarah Cascone I Have a Dreamcatcher (2015), a new street art piece in Montgomery, Alabama, that some suspect is by British street artist Banksy. Photo: Rebecca Burylo, courtesy theShow More Summary