Bette Davis, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Martin Luther King, Muhammad Ali...all transcendental figures who have been interviewed by Playboy magazine. Now 23 year old Noor Tagouri, the first American Muslim hijabi to become an anchorwoman, has recently had her own groundbreaking interview with Playboy. Show More Summary
In August, 2015, when President Obama announced the final version of the Clean Power Plan—the centerpiece of his effort to combat climate change—he quoted a speech that Martin Luther King, Jr., gave at Riverside Church, in April, 1967, opposing the Vietnam War. Show More Summary
In a post to her official Facebook page, Serena Williams expressed her concerns about the epidemic of police brutality against black Americans. She quotes Martin Luther King Jr. on the betrayal of silence and seems to open to the door to being more vocal about these issues. Read more...
Welp, God spoke to Fantasia and told her jump on the Kevin Gates/The Game/Keke Palmer train. In light of the killing of yet another unarmed black man by a police officer, the singer felt it in her spirit to hold an “All Lives Matter” concert. Show More Summary
The son of Martin Luther King Jr. says his father would have been frustrated by both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, because neither seriously addressed the real reason many African-Americans are suffering and dying. Martin Luther King III…
From director Ava DuVernay, who in the past masterfully told the story of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the auteur is once again focusing on issues relating to race in this country and specifically how many people believe that […]
Also, Kaepernick used to try to throw passes to him.
Don’t expect Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree to join his former teammate Colin Kaepernick by refusing to stand for the national anthem to protest racial and social injustice. Crabtree made that crystal clear. “I just play football,” Crabtree said Sunday (via the San Francisco Chronicle’s Ann Killion). “I ain’t no Martin Luther King.” It […]
Two more Raiders were willing to join the ranks of those willing to make their feelings known during the national anthem, with linebackers Malcolm Smith and Bruce Irvin raising their fists in a quiet salute. But don’t look for wide receiver Michael Crabtree to be joining them, or apparently any cause. According to Ann Killion…
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton wore a shirt featuring a quote from Martin Luther King Jr. prior to Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Jeremy Igo of CarolinaHuddle.com shared a photo of the shirt: The quote comes from...Show More Summary
Cam Newton wore a shirt quoting Martin Luther King Jr. on a football Sunday that featured peaceful protests outside the stadium.
Cam lets his shirt do the talking.
Cam Newton wore a shirt with a Martin Luther King Jr. quote before the Carolina Panthers’ game against the Minnesota Vikings (AP). These are tense times in Charlotte after the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott, with pregame protests lingering into Sunday prior to the game between the Minnesota Vikings and Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Show More Summary
In the wake of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King on April 4th, riots erupted around the country. In fact, there were riots in 110 American cities. This included, quite dramatically, a six-day siege in Washington, D.C. By the...Show More Summary
Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC), called for restraint on CNN Wednesday night as the city of Charlotte was engulfed in violent protest, asking, "Where is the spirit of Martin Luther King?"
Jesus says love because hate destroys the hater as well as the hated. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s niece Alveda King recently shared her pro-life story at a “Sweet Legacy” fundraiser for St. Joseph Pregnancy Resource Center in Missouri. As keynote speaker, King emphasized the importance of pregnancy centers and the resources that they provide to moms and babies, News-Press Now reported. King shared how abortion affected her own […]
For its third Austin location Houndstooth Coffee, the coffee obsessives’ caffeinated haven, is opening a third location on the East Side. The cafe expansion joins yet another mixed-use development on East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard,...Show More Summary
IT’S ALWAYS NICE TO SEE COLLEGE STUDENTS STANDING UP AGAINST PC BULLYING. At Clemson, Coach Dabo Swinney invoked Martin Luther King, Jr. in duscussing Colin Kaepernick and the National Anthem. This led Clemson Prof. Chenjerai Kumanyika to invoke Black Privilege and write: Take MLK’s name out your mouth: An open letter to Clemson football coach […]