The Sound Transit Board of Directors made it official Thursday, unanimously affirming the Tacoma City Council's choice of a 2.3-mile light rail extension that runs through the heart of the Hilltop on Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
Martin Luther King Jr. defined a genuine leader as "not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus." The United States Sentencing Commission (USSC) addresses the subject of leadership and organizational roles in USSG ?3B1.1 by stating: "in distinguishing a leadership and organizational role from one of mere management......
A lot of history's most famous quotes are totally wrong. Martin Luther King, Jr., Marilyn Monroe, and Gandhi are misquoted all the time. MentalFloss sets...
Michelle Obama, speaking at the commencement for Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet High School in Nashville, Tennessee, tried to inspire the students by noting that she could “take up a whole afternoon talking about” President Barack Obama's failures. Show More Summary
(The Root) -- During a graduation speech this month at Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Magnet High School in Nashville, Tenn., Michelle Obama told students, "When something doesn't go your way, you've just got to adjust. You've got to dig deep and work like crazy, and that's when you'll find out what you're really made of during those hard times. Show More Summary
PRESIDENT OBAMA: You are the mantle of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington and Ralph Bunche and Langston Hughes and George Washington Carver and Ralph Abernathy and Thurgood Marshall and, yes, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. These men were many things to many people and they knew full well the role that racism played in their life. Show More Summary
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail."
May 19 marks the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Martin Luther King Jr.‘s plea for white Americans to recognize the rights and humanity of their black fellow citizens. We reprint his letter in full.
Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail."
Not surprisingly, Glenn Beck has thoughts on the IRS political targeting scandal, going off on the NAACP on his radio show, calling the group a "joke" and an "affront" to legendary civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr., Booker T. Washington, and Frederick Douglass.
YouTube On his radio program today, Glenn Beck uncorked a bizarre rant about the NAACP and Martin Luther King and Booker T. Washington and by the way, 20 PERCENT OF KKK LYNCHINGS WERE OF WHITE PEOPLE! AND THEY'D BE TEA PARTIERS TODAY! Beck's...Show More Summary
So just because Martin Luther King, Jr. used the N-word before means that THIS GUY can????
In Charles Moore’s iconic black-and-white photograph, Coretta looks on stoically, lips parted, hands clasped in front as her husband, Martin Luther King, has his right arm bent behind his back by a police officer in a tall hat. Someone unseen, outside the frame, places a hand on Coretta’s left arm, as if to comfort or contain her.
Read this and other MLK quotes here. Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and the director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook. Like The Root on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Read full article...
August 10 will mark 50 years since the death of Tennessee Senator Estes Kefauver. Later that month, America will observe the 50th anniversary of the “March on Washington,” which culminated with Martin Luther King Jr’s exhilarating “I Have a Dream” speech. While Kefauver’s death came to an untimely end at 60, it perhaps seems fitting [...]
Collier Heights, the northwest Atlanta community once home to Martin Luther King, Sr., and Ralph David Abernathy, has finally been designated as a historic district by the city. The Atlanta City Council unanimously approved a proposal...Show More Summary
On last week's Mad Men, "The Flood," Pete and Harry shared a tense moment over Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination: Harry was going on and on about how the tragedy impacted TV ad space; Pete, for once a moral compass, reminded him it was "a shameful, shameful day." How does ... More »
The principals at Peck Elementary and Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center were happy to start gun safety programs at their schools, but when they found out the National Rifle Association (NRA) developed the lessons they quickly pulled out. Show More Summary
Hosted by Tami Winfrey Harris and Andrea Plaid Well, Mad Men fans and critics wondered how the show would handle the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Hosts Tami Winfrey Harris, along with Renee Martin from Womanist Musings and Fangs for the Fantasy and Racialicious staffer Joe Lamour, chat about how Weiner and Co. does, as well as how …
Matt Zoller Seitz traded his usual recap for a conversation about this week's episode of Mad Men, in which he and his critic friend discussed Matthew Weiner's approach to Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. As usual, readers had much to say. Here's what you thought of "The Flood." You got pretty ... More »