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The Activists of Crimson Tide Country

On June 9, 1964, in the summer heat of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, a group of protesters led by the Reverend T. Y. Rogers, Jr., a disciple of Martin Luther King, Jr., planned a march from the First African Baptist Church to the county courthouse, in protest of the building’s segregated water fountains and bathrooms. Show More Summary

2 Mississippi churches transcend racial barriers after arson

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

Back in the 1960s, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. observed that Sunday morning is the most segregated time of the week in America, a fact that remains true in many communities today.

We've Not Been Trumped Yet

Martin Luther King Jr. led hundreds of Black people and their allies across three bridges in 1965. Their marches formed one repeating statement of unity and fervor in a cultural climate that undoubtedly practiced racial discrimination...Show More Summary

We've Not Been Trumped Yet

Martin Luther King Jr. led hundreds of Black people and their allies across three bridges in 1965. Their marches formed one repeating statement of unity and fervor in a cultural climate that undoubtedly practiced racial discrimination...Show More Summary

MLK Center Defaced with Racist Slur in Spokane

Click here for reuse options! "I never want to hear ‘let it go’ or ‘get over it’ again,” says city council president. The Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center in Spokane, Washington was vandalized with racist graffiti this week. Show More Summary

‘Nrs’ slur defaces MLK Center in Spokane: ‘Do not pretend that these are isolated incidents’

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center in Spokane, Washington was vandalized with racist graffiti this week. The Spokesman-Review reported that staff on Tuesday found the vandalism when they arrived for work at the Center, which provides education and other opportunities for children and...

Martin Luther King Jr’s Niece: Planned Parenthood Told My Parents to Abort Me

Alveda King, the niece of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., has an amazing story to tell about her life and her family. A pro-life advocate, King told students at Colorado State University this week how the abortion issue played a part in her famous family. There were several abortions in the King family, […]

Notice to Trump: We're Ready

On January 14, thousands will converge in Washington, D.C. as the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday begins - just six days before Donald Trump's inauguration. We will rally and put him (and the nation) on notice that there are some things that will not be changed no matter who is President and what Party dominates the House and Senate. Show More Summary

Losing the Popular Vote Won’t Rein in President Trump

In the first photographs of Donald Trump sitting in the Oval Office, his head was framed between Barack Obama, who has said that Trump is a threat to the Republic, and a bronze bust of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

'I Am Not Your Negro' Is A Race Documentary That Should Be Essential Viewing For All Americans

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

You won’t find a documentary over the next few months that’s more important than “I Am Not Your Negro.” Raoul Peck uses James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript about the civil-rights movement ? specifically Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and Medgar Evers ? to frame America’s racial divide. Show More Summary

CNN’s Bakari Sellers Wonders If Trump Will Keep MLK Bust in White House

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

CNN's Bakari Sellers wants to know if Donald Trump will keep the bust of Martin Luther King, Jr. currently inside the White House.

Video: Martin Luther King Jr. Tells Angelenos To Go Vote

This is for those who, for whatever reason, still need another reason to go to the voting booth. [ more › ]

Making a better world

On April 4, 1968, I was not quite one year old when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. On June 6, 1968, I was just a little over one year old when Robert F. Kennedy was killed. My brother and sister were in high school in the early...Show More Summary

Sen. Cory Booker brings up FBI's harassment of Martin Luther King Jr.

Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton traverse the country in final push Nov. 6, 2016, 10:04 a.m. Donald Trump hits the road from Iowa to Pennsylvania and Hillary Clinton heads to New Hampshire.Trump appears headed for a record low among Latino votersFinal round of polls show mostly...

If Dr. King Were Alive Today

This Blog is co-authored by Jonathan D. Greenberg, Scholar in Residence, Daniel Martin Gould Center for Conflict Resolution, Stanford Law School. On April 4, 1967, a year to the day before his assassination, Martin Luther King, Jr. gave...Show More Summary

Martin Luther King Jr’s Niece Alveda King: Christians Have a Responsibility to Vote Pro-Life

Martin Luther King Jr’s niece Alveda King says Christians have a responsibility to vote pro-life when they head to the polls this election. “As you know, it’s so important that we always embrace the sanctity of life. One way to do that is to vote Prolife in every election,” King says. “Now, as Christians, we […]

Tom Hayden: How I Became an Activist

last monthNews : Truthdig

In a 20-minute interview, left-wing activist Tom Hayden, who died on Sunday at age 76, tells of his reluctant transformation from journalist to activist following an encounter with Martin Luther King Jr.

Dine Out Tomorrow Night To Support the Decatur MLK Service Project

Volunteer Decatur’s LeeAnn Harvey sends along all the info you need for tomorrow night’s Restaurants 4 Repairs Dine Out tomorrow night… Dine out at a participating restaurant and help support the 2017 Decatur Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project. A percentage of the day’s proceeds will be donated to the project, which provides much-needed repairs to […]

Is This Republican NY Senate Candidate More Unhinged Than Trump?

Before Republican New York Senate hopeful Jon Girodes's website went down this week, it was topped with a banner image of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the phrase "Be the Change." Making an obvious appeal to his African American voterShow More Summary

Matthews Is Still Bemoaning 2000 Recount; Guest Rules Voter Fraud Concerns in PA Are Racist

Before MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews compared President Barack Obama to Martin Luther King Jr. with a biblical delivery, Matthews expressed on Tuesday some bitterness that “the Supreme Court intervened in our electoral process” back in 2000 to which conservative radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt promptly swatted him down.

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