The Rev. Walker organized marches and protests and was executive director of the SCLC.
The Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, a pioneering civil rights leader who worked as Martin Luther King Jr.’s right hand man, has died.
We celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. day on Monday. But did you know that MLK had such bold and progressive ideas? Mike walks us through it...
From West Memphis, Arkansas; West Memphis PD says responded to a shooting call the Sunset Inn on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive at around 6:10 a.m. When they arrived, they found a man critically injured from a gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead on the scene. West Memphis PD says officers investigated the scene […]
Martin Luther King Jr.'s childhood home, historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the visitor center at MLK National Historic Site in Atlanta are closed amid the federal government shutdown. The Atlanta … Click to Continue »
Allen Greene's formal introduction as Auburn athletic director came four days after Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, and Greene couldn't deny the significance even if he wished his skin color wasn't so notable
ACE Comic Con Arizona debuted at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona during Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. As ACE Universe’s latest installment in their newly launched franchise of comic conventions, ACE […] The post Cosplay Gallery: Ace Comic Con Arizona 2018 appeared first on Geek.com.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday isn’t the only holiday this week for state employees in Texas. They can also take off Friday for a state holiday that has been a source of controversy: Confederate Heroes Day. Confederate Heroes Day is a skeleton crew holiday, when state employees can...
Alveda King, the niece of the late Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., has come to the defense of President Donald Trump in light of significant criticism from the Left and the Right over an alleged comment he made in a closed-door meeting with Republican and Democratic politicians. The meeting discussed a potential deal between the […]
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a college student from the University of Alabama thought it was the right time to put her racist personality on Instagram for the world to see. As a result, according to The Washington Post, she has been expelled from the University of Alabama.
On the day celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr., Chicago said farewell to Lew Manilow, one of the more formidable Chicagoans of his generation. Manilow, who died Dec. 9 at the age of 90, was a patron of the arts in all of the manifestations of that overused term: A source of support, encouragement,...
Post submitted by James K. Rector, HRC Arkansas Field Organizer Every year in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, HRC members, supporters, and partner organizations across Arkansas gather for an annual Day of Service. This year wasShow More Summary
Good to see you again! With the Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, this was a short week on Copyblogger. On Tuesday, Kelton Reid kicked things off with a thoughtful look at impostor syndrome — with clues on how to approach it from different sources, including the famous Turing Test. Show More Summary
The TV pundit and former Obama green-jobs adviser talks the first year of Trump, civility in politics and big goals for his new CNN series How has President Trump done in his first year? Badly, if you would like the country to find common ground and solve problems together. He gave rich business interests a…
Tomorrow night (early Saturday in some time zones) the Sun leaves Capricorn and ingresses Aquarius. That this sign change happens each year within a few days of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!
All around the country on Monday, people were celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and what he stood and fought for before his life was tragically taken from him, but for one person, she decided to let her racism out. University of Alabama student Harley Barber first posted a video by a […]
A white man in upstate South Carolina was shot in the head earlier this week after using a racial slur to describe Martin Luther King, Jr. on the day honoring the Civil Rights icon’s legacy. As the Anderson Independent Mail reported, 60-year-old white man Jimmy Duval Jr. said he was shot by a...
Noted actress Alyssa Milano embarrassed former White House advisor Seb Gorka in front of her 3.4 million Twitter followers by posting a scathing response on the social media platform. It started with a Martin Luther King Jr. Day tribute by Milano, mentioning “this president in all his racist...
Yesterday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave fulsome praise to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., for his message and life, calling on Justice Department employees to “remember, celebrate and act.” “But civil rights leaders criticized Sessions’s...Show More Summary
Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ ON THIS MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY, 'LET US BE DISSATISFIED,' Jan. 15 With the rhetoric emanating out of the highest office in the land, … Click to Continue »