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Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons

4 days agoSports : Globetrotting

With a familiar glint in his eye and his trademark grin, Ernie Banks once revealed a recurring dream of him standing on a stage in Stockholm accepting the Nobel Peace Prize.

Can Non-Violence Still Work In a Violent World?

On January 19, people in the United States and around the world celebrated the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Nobel Peace Prize winner, who used nonviolence to advance civil and human rights. The question arises -- after the...Show More Summary

The Tragedy of Climate Change Reports

In a return to global climate change coverage not seen since Al Gore's Nobel Peace Prize, both the New York Times and the Washington Post carried front-page stories on January 17 that showed a full-color NOAA graph of global land and...Show More Summary

Is Dr. Martin Luther King Rolling Over In his Grave on His Birthday?

King's estate, controlled by Dexter King and Martin Luther King III, his sons, is suing daughter Bernice King to retrieve the Bible and the Nobel Peace Prize medal, which are in her possession. King’s two sons apparently desperately need the money and want to sell the items to a private buyer.

MLK Children in Legal Battle over His Nobel Peace Prize, Bible

last weekNews : Mediaite

The children of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. have been locked in a legal battle over the rights to King's personal Bible and the Nobel Peace Prize medal he received in 1964.

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. – Food for Thought

To honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., the iconic civil rights leader and Nobel Peace prize winner I am sharing quotes in which he expresses thoughts about hunger, poverty and food injustice.

New MLK Speech on Civil Rights, Segregation & Apartheid South Africa

last weekNews : Truthdig

    COPY Photo reproduced by “Democracy Now!” “Democracy Now!” and Pacifica Radio Archives air an exclusive, newly discovered recording of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On December 7, 1964, days before he received the Nobel Peace PrizeShow More Summary

That Time the FBI Tried to Get MLK to Commit Suicide Before Receiving the Nobel Peace Prize

last weekNews : Reason

Late last year, historian Beverly Gage published an unredacted version of the notorious November, 1964 letter sent anonymously to Martin Luther King, Jr. before he would travel to Europe to collect his Nobel Peace Prize (above). The letter suggested that King kill himself or else be outed for sexual improprieties. Show More Summary

"Militant as Well as Moderate": Martin Luther King's Longest Interview

Shortly after he'd been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, Martin Luther King, Jr. sat down with writer Alex Haley for Playboy in what would be the longest interview King ever gave a publication. It's breathtaking, and you should read the entire thing. Read more...

Lost For Words

The Times reports on a depressing tale from America where the family of Dr Martin Luther King appear to be at war over their father's possessions including his travel bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal. What can you say about this kind...Show More Summary

Martin Luther King, Jr. Speaks on Jazz

Thank you to reader Howard Bankhead for mentioning this speech. It is a short address to the audience of the 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival by civil rights leader and Nobel peace prize winner, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The speech is entitled "Humanity and The Importance of Jazz." God has wrought many t...

Rebels in eastern Ukraine claim control of big prize: The out-of-service airport

Russian-backed separatists on Friday claimed control over the entirety of the long-contested and devastated Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine, shattering hopes for any lasting peace deal. "Today, we can speak about control over theShow More Summary

Martin Luther King's children go to court over Bible, Nobel Peace Prize

Three children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have gone to court over control of their father's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. A judge failed to issue a ruling on the dispute Tuesday.

Legal feud among Martin Luther King's children on display in court

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A family feud among the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s children was on display in an Atlanta courtroom Tuesday as his heirs sparred over who owns his personal Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal.

Judge hears dispute over Martin Luther King Jr.'s Bible, Nobel medal

By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - A legal battle between the children of the late Martin Luther King Jr. over ownership of his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and the Bible he carried with him during the civil rights movement is being heard by a judge in Atlanta on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Martin Luther King Jr.'s children in court over his Bible, Nobel Prize

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

An ugly family battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s personal Bible and his Nobel Peace Prize medal is to play out in an Atlanta courtroom this week.

Google’s Jolly Good Fellow Is Part Of The Team Nominated For The Nobel Peace Prize (GOOG)

Chade-Meng Tan was one of the earliest engineers at Google, joining the company as its 107th employee in 2000. But during his “20% time,” Google’s famous initiative that allows engineers to devote 20% of their time on a pet project, Tan developed a course called “Search Inside Yourself,” a mindfulness-based training method. Show More Summary

Top Russian, American and Polish Leaders Warn that Continued Fighting In Ukraine Could Lead to Nuclear War

Former Soviet leader and Nobel prize winner Mikhail Gorbachev warned today that the battle in Ukraine could result in a nuclear war: “A war of this kind would unavoidably lead to a nuclear war,” the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize winner told Der Spiegel news magazine, according to excerpts released on Friday. Show More Summary

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