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‘All The Way’ Review: Bryan Cranston & Anthony Mackie Superb In LBJ/MLK Pic

Debuting on HBO on May 21, the Jay Roach-directed All The Way is eminently timely television and intentionally so, as President Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. form an unlikely partnership and weave a masterful...Show More Summary

Anthony Mackie Discusses Being Truthful To MLK's Legacy For 'All The Way' Role

Anthony Mackie decided to take a different route for his role as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in “All The Way.” Starring Mackie, Bryan Cranston (as President Lyndon B. Johnson), Bradley Whitford (as Vice President Hubert Humphrey), and Stephen Root (as J. Show More Summary

Malcolm X Day: Where And Why Is It Celebrated?

May 19 is Malcolm X Day. Not everyone knows about this holiday, nor do they understand where and why it is celebrated. While not a federal holiday like Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many people take May 19, to recognize, honor and remember the works of civil rights leader and activist Malcolm X. Show More Summary

Who Are the World’s Most Famous People?

last weekArts : Straight Up

You’d be surprised. Martin Luther King, Jr. is the world’s best-known American, followed by — are you ready? — Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Walt Disney, and Ben Franklin. Those are the top five. How do I know this? And on what basis? I checked Pantheon 1.0 at the MIT Media Lab, which did the elaborate […]

Documenting Drives

Susan Berger traveled across the country, documenting streets named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Check out an interview with the photographer and the fruits of her labors at The Morning News. The post Documenting Drives appeared first on The Millions.

Preview: ASO operatic bass Morris Robinson sings to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Operatic bass Morris Robinson, the 2015-16 artist-in-residence with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, will perform a community outreach recital Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta. The program will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with musical selections that reflect broadly upon themes of human...

Asthma Rates Among Blacks Will Take Your Breath Away

In a speech to the Second National Convention of the Medical Committee for Human Rights in 1966, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” Fast-forward 50 years, and unfortunately, not much has changed. Show More Summary

It's Complicated: On Tubman, Race, and Progress in America

After many years of struggle to achieve equal opportunity and accommodations for African Americans in this nation, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is famously quoted as saying, "What good is having the right to sit at a lunch counter if you can't afford to buy a hamburger?" Dr. Show More Summary

Protest North Carolina’s 'Bathroom Bill' With Bathroom Graffiti

It was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who said, "One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws." And now it is I, who say unto you, "Let's write stuff on the wall while we poop in North Carolina." It's been about a month since North...Show More Summary

Celebrate 100 years of adventure with the National Park Service

What's so vast and encompassing that it includes historic icons like the Statue of Liberty, cultural treasures like the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, and awe-inspiring natural wonders like the Grand Canyon? The National Park Service! With...Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

We all may have come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now. - Martin Luther King Jr.

She Won't Play The Harp While Inner Cities Burn

Angelica Hairston is not content to play the harp while the inner cities burn. The 23-year-old classically trained musician, currently a Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholar at the John D. O'Brian African-American Institute Boston's Northeastern...Show More Summary

People Ain’t Isht: University Of South Florida Students Defile An MLK Statue With Donald Trump Regalia

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Martin Luther King Jr. Bust Defiled By Donald Trump “Make America Great Again” Hat Of COURSE this happened in Florida. Some a$$holes thought it would be hilarious to disrespect MLK on the date of his untimely death with the 2016

Martin Luther King Jr…. Trump Supporter?

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

An Instagram post from the group students4trump is predictably raising hell on social media for its… well, see for yourself: Pretty self explanatory #StudentsForTrump #TrumpTrain #Trump #TrumpTeam #MakeAmericaGreatAgain #Trump2016 A photo posted by Students For Trump (@students4trump) on Apr 4, 2016 at 6:10pm PDT The photo, which has been online for almost a week, features […]

USF STudents Outraged After MLK Jr. Statue Pictured Wearing a Trump Hat

The Students4Trump group at the University of South Florida posted a photo of the Martin Luther King statue with a... The post USF STudents Outraged After MLK Jr. Statue Pictured Wearing a Trump Hat appeared first on The Gateway Pun...

What Martin Luther King, Jr. can teach us about the Panama Papers

With the corruption of the global elite laid bare for all to see, King's Marxist doctrine feels as urgent as ever

Lawmakers Pay Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. on Anniversary of Assassination 

On April 4, 1968, civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed in Memphis, Tenn., while standing on a balcony outside his motel room.

She awoke to the scraping sound of Martin Luther King Jr’s blood being collected

At 6:01 PM on Thursday, April 4, 1968, Kentucky state senator Georgia Davis was brushing her hair in Room 201 of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. She heard a gunshot outside. She stepped out and saw a dreadful commotion, just above, adjacent to Room 306. Powers told me: “I actually had been listening to him [...]Show More Summary

Sanders Carries Torch as US Marks Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

In the push to sanitize the memory of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. many forget the militant, democratic-socialist leanings of the human rights icon.

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