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U2, Ed Sheeran & Mike Birbiglia Cancel St. Louis Gigs; Bono Asks “Is This 1968?”

U2’s Bono, responding to the cancellation of his band’s concert in St. Louis tonight, says he’s “deeply saddened” by events in the city. Quoting Martin Luther King Jr. – “Human progress never rolls in on the wheels of inevitability”Show More Summary

From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Discovery, Star Trek's Diversity Is "A Form of Activism"

In December, CBS All Access announced that The Walking Dead's Sonequa Martin-Green would be playing the lead role on Star Trek: Discovery, the latest iteration of the venerable space franchise. It wasn't just the first time the leadShow More Summary

Alveda King Regrets Her Abortion: “They Said It’s a Blob of Tissue and I Was Young and Foolish”

Alveda King, the niece of Martin Luther King Jr., continues her family legacy as a prominent human rights advocate. A leader in the pro-life movement, King speaks across the globe about how abortion destroys lives and families. She knows from first-hand experience. King herself aborted two of her unborn baby when she was young. The […]

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Youngest Son: Give Trump Benefit of the Doubt on Dreamers

Martin Luther King Jr.'s son has not joined the chorus of Trump haters in the wake of his Dreamers punt. We got MLK's youngest son, Dexter King, at LAX, assuming he'd rag on the Prez for saying he has "great love" for the Dreamers. Quite the…

Martin Luther King Jr. spoke for workers and unions. His last campaign was a labor fight

Martin Luther King Jr., second from right, marched with UAW President Walter P. Reuther, left, and other civil rights leaders in Detroit in 1963. He previewed his famous "I Have a Dream" speech before delivering it in Washington two months later. The "I have a dream" speech Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary

Planet Fitness To Replace Maxway On Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

The fitness center last week filed plans with City of Atlanta. The post Planet Fitness To Replace Maxway On Martin Luther King Jr. Drive appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

Why MLK's Final Fight Inspires Our Labor Day Tradition

Click here for reuse options! The best way to honor his memory this Labor Day and every day is to continue the struggle for human dignity. Most Americans today know that Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1968, but few know why he was there. Show More Summary

"Ken Burns sees a connection between his father’s distress and his own productivity."

"He meets deadlines and keeps to budgets. There are only a few examples of failed ideas, and in these cases Burns was not at fault. A biography of Martin Luther King, Jr., was defeated, Burns said, by the King family: 'They wrote meShow More Summary

This Labor Day, Remember That Martin Luther King's Last Campaign Was for Workers' Rights

The best way to honor his memory this Labor Day and every day is to continue the struggle for human dignity. Most Americans today know that Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1968, but few know why he was there. Show More Summary

Inspiration from Manoush Zomorodi, Linus Torvalds, ALA.NI, Ernest Hemingway, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Martin Luther King, Jr. on friendship “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Show More Summary

Jessica Chastain Is Listening, Which Is a Good Start—Here’s Hoping She’s Also Learning and Doing

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

A couple of days ago, we talked about a Twitter exchange between actress Jessica Chastain and a fan about violent vs. non-violent protest that included Chastain taking personal offense at the fan's use of a Martin Luther King Jr. quote that talked about a specific type of white ally. Show More Summary

Rev. Al Sharpton Rallies 1,000 Ministers For Historic Interfaith March On Washington

It is being held on the anniversary of the day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech.

What Trump sees in Arpaio

WASHINGTON — President Trump has united us, after all. He brought together the Rev. Al Sharpton and the Jews. This modern-day miracle was on display Monday, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the Mall, 54 years to the day after the great man gave his greatest speech. There, clergy of all varieties, but [...]Show More Summary

Warren: Racism stymies economic fairness for all Americans

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says racism and racial tensions keep the United States from building a fairer economy that benefits all workers. Speaking at Martin Luther King Jr.'s church, Warren … Click to Continue »

Georgia Capitol’s Martin Luther King Jr. statue unveiled on 54th anniversary of “I Have a Dream”

"This day was no accident," said Bernice King. "[The dedication] had to happen at this day, at this time, with everything that's happening in this nation because once again Martin Luther King Jr. is providing a sense of direction as we deal with the current controversial climate."

A Statue Worth Fighting For: Atlanta Erects Monument To MLK On Anniversary Of March On Washington

Martin Luther King Jr. Statue Dedicated At Georgia State Capitol On Anniversary Of “I Have A Dream” Finally! A statue worth getting excited about. Today in Atlanta members of the King family along with the Mayor and Governor Nathan ...

Thousands of faith leaders rally to oppose racism — and Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thousands of faith leaders rallied in opposition to racism on Monday, marching through the streets of the nation’s capital to commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. — and preach moral opposition to President Donald Trump. The protest was organized by Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, which called on 1,000 […]

Niece of Martin Luther King speaks out against abortion: How can the Dream survive if we murder the children? 

How can the “Dream” survive if we murder the children? If the Dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is to live, our babies must live. Our mothers must choose life. – Dr. Alveda King Today marks the 54th anniversary of the March on Washington, the historic event during which Dr. Show More Summary

Here’s 5 Martin Luther King, Jr. speeches you should also know as we reflect on the 54th anniversary of ‘I have a dream’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Every year we reflect on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s iconic “I have a dream” speech. The day commemorates the man who braved far too many dangers for the equality of so many. The speech we hear over and over is the powerful one as King stood at the Lincoln Memorial before a sea of...

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