President Donald Trump has often been at the center of fake news controversies, ranging from the moved bust of Martin Luther King, Jr. to the Japanese fish pond on a foreign trip. This past week, the media misreported that on Wednesday, the President wanted to arm teachers. For example, CNN reported, “Trump suggests arming teachers […]
Contemporary Christians have mixed takes on late evangelist’s civil rights legacy. Many tributes to Billy Graham after his death this week at age 99 cite the famous evangelist’s stance on racial issues—tensions that much of the white...Show More Summary
ADHD & Marriage News - February 22, 2018 Quote of the Week “Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle." - Martin Luther King, Jr. Struggle I love this quote, even as I fear the idea...Show More Summary
King graduated from Morehouse in 1948 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and an ideological framework that would guide his work in civil rights.
In Janus Case, Working People Continue Fight Championed by Martin Luther King Jr. Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. joined the sanitation strikers in Memphis, Tennessee, who carried signs that boldly proclaimed "I Am a Man" at a time when many employers rejected that very notion. Show More Summary
Billy Graham, Martin Luther King Jr., and racial tensions and bridge building today. “People are often led to causes and often become committed to great ideas through persons who personify those ideas. They have to find the embodiment...Show More Summary
Five decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., equality, for many, remains a distant dream.
On Tuesday, House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi was met with opposition at a town hall in Phoenix after criticizing the recently passed Republican tax plan. The awkward moment began when Pelosi, who needed notes to remember a Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary
Many consider Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward district, once a bustling hub of middle-class black life, notable and historic for several reasons. For the uninitiated, it was the birthplace and neighborhood that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. grew up in, but in recent years the district has returned to the national stage serving as a proving […]
Rep. John Lewis’ graphic memoir series for young readers, “March,” about his civil rights work with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was supposed to be a trilogy. But a new book, “Run,” is coming, and more are on the way. Lewis, a civil rights hero, won the National Book Award for “March: Book Three.”...
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast For most of their public lives, Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. were hardly allies, let alone friends. The dividing line was too thick, one the heir of Irish-American royalty, the other the agitator for civil rights in the Deep South. Show More Summary
Oprah Winfrey and the National Football League sizzled on Facebook in January, while holidays were on the brains of Instagram users, specifically Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Valentine's Day, according to Facebook IQ's lists of Hot Topics for the month. Winfrey and Kevin Gates dominated discussion about people on Facebook, while Instagram users discussed...
Long list of HBCU achievers includes Langston Hugues, Oprah Winfrey and Martin Luther King Jr.
Leslie in accounting just added a Martin Luther King Jr. quote to her email signature template which can only mean one thing: it’s Black History Month. Yes, it’s that time of year where students in elementary school will spend a solid 30 minutes learning about Rosa Parks and then enjoy a peanut butter sandwich because of George Washington Carver. Show More Summary
If you've ever walked into a major beauty store hoping to find natural hair care products, only to leave empty-handed and disappointed, then we have some news that should perk you up quite a bit. On Jan. 15 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - an e-commerce site called The Dooplex launched. Show More Summary
AP Photo/Henry Griffin Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X smile for photographers in Washington in 1964 E very February, historians, pundits, and celebrities declare Black History Month dead. Why do we need a special month to commemorate...Show More Summary
Growing up, Black history lessons in school were limited to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., George Washington Carver and Harriet Tubman. It wasn’t until I found my local public library—and with guidance from friendly librarians—that I began to understand the full breadth and depth of the impact of Africans in America. Show More Summary
John Kenney jokes about the creative process that led Ram to use the voice of Martin Luther King, Jr., in a truck commercial that aired during the 2018 Super Bowl.
On Apr. 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, while assisting striking sanitation workers. That was almost 50 years ago. Back then, the wholesale racial integration required by the 1964 Civil Rights Act was just beginning to chip away at discrimination in...
Throughout Black History Month, everyone in Palm Beach County will notice a unique bus honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.