ATLANTA (Reuters) - Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter said Thursday she will comply with a judge's order to turn over the late civil rights leader's Nobel Peace Prize medal and personal Bible, and urged her two brothers to reconsider selling the "sacre...
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Back in 2010, HBO started developing a Martin Luther King Jr. biographical miniseries based on the three-volume America in the King Years by Taylor Branch. Guess what? We are still waiting for that miniseries. Now Deadline reports that David Simon (The Wire, Treme) is taking the reins, and will write... More »
David Simon, creator of The Wire, has found his next project: a Martin Luther King Jr miniseries. Simon is attached to an upcoming HBO miniseries based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning history books America: In The King Years, by Taylor Branch. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: For years, I’ve been writing about all the futility involved in attempts to bring the life of iconic civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr to the screen. So here’s a big one. I’m hearing that David Simon, the architect...Show More Summary
Editor’s note: Stokely Carmichael’s activism helped found the Black Panther Party, and his work on voter registration transformed the South and allied him with Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders. Carmichael’s brilliant...Show More Summary
Editor's note: “If Martin [Luther King Jr.] served as the king of the black freedom movement during the civil rights era, then Stokely [Carmichael] reigned as the prince of a revolutionary movement for political self-determination and...Show More Summary
During this Black History Month I was deeply honored to be inducted into the South Carolina Hall of Fame at the same time as Mrs. Septima Clark -- the woman Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called the “Mother of the Movement.” Readers familiar...Show More Summary
Oprah Winfrey, following her praised turn in 'The Butler', has joined Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic 'Selma' as a producer and spurred the film forward. The post MLK Biopic ‘Selma’ May Be Moving Forward; Oprah Producing appeared first on Screen Rant.
A couple of years ago, Lee Daniels was set to direct Selma, the true story of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. marches from Selma to Montgomery in order to procure voting rights for African Americans. The killer cast was pretty much signed,...Show More Summary
Oprah Winfrey will produce this true story about the activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. [...]
The Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic Selma is moving forward today as Deadline reports that Oprah Winfrey is set to produce the feature with Paramount Pictures having just come aboard to distribute domestically. Lee Daniels was formerly attached to Selma, planning to shoot from a script by Paul Webb. Show More Summary
Last night I attended a panel discussion at the Washington National Cathedral on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham City Jail." The panel included U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey; Yale Law professor Stephen L. Carter;...Show More Summary
A highly anticipated proposal that could bring a statue of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to the Gold Dome has finally been introduced. The bipartisan bill calls for a statue of the civil rights figure to be placed on the Georgia State Capitol's grounds "as soon as practicable" with the use of private funds.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter says she's being forced to hand over two of her father's prized possessions... all because her brothers just want to make a quick buck.Bernice King reacted to a Georgia judge's ruling last week that she…
There was more to that day than Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
Martin Luther King Jr. has often been quoted as saying that he found it "shameful" and "appalling" that 11 o'clock on Sunday was the most-segregated hour of Christian America. Yet, 40 years later, many U.S. churches are still struggling to realize the dream of racial diversity in their congregations. Show More Summary
I was honored to be asked to deliver the prayer for the homeless and people living with HIV/AIDS for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast in Atlanta. I have never worked with my dear friend Keith Jennings and was honored that he asked me to participate. Read more...
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart took a look at some of the states that are doing their best to move our country backwards this week. STEWART: I believe it was Martin Luther King Jr. who said “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice” or something like that. Show More Summary
The plan to realign Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to make way for the new Atlanta Falcons stadium became slightly less confusing - but more controversial - as officials on Wednesday explained another proposal at a City Council committee session. Show More Summary