Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  At this time of year there are many different posts about Martin Luther King Jr. Usually they rehash the same information. Here are 8 facts that are not commonly discussed that you should know. Fact 1:  He was born Michael Luther King, Jr. January 15, 1929 in  Atlanta, Georgia. Fact 2:  His father, Michael King, […]

via actionnews5: Security will be tight throughout downtown Memphis on Wednesday as thousands of people come together at the National Civil Rights Museum to remember a solemn anniversary. It is the first trip to Memphis and the National Civil Rights Museum for many of the visitors, and Tuesday’s weather is eerily the same as 50 […]

Roland Martin talks with Dr. Bernice King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. about the legacy of her father and if he would support the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Dr.King started his ministry in Ebenezer Baptist Church, located in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a minster first. The public came to know him because he…

Dr.King started his ministry in Ebenezer Baptist Church, located in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a minster first. The public came to know him because he…

Dr. King was born in Atlanta on January 15, 1929, and died in Memphis on April 4, 1968. Dr. King’s legacy extends into today and he remains one of the most discussed leaders of our time. Among that discussion are some interesting facts that lend some insight into the man. Fact 1: Dr. King got […]

Before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech to hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington in 1963, he fine-tuned his civil rights message before a much smaller audience in North Carolina. Reporters had covered King’s 55-minute speech at a high school gymnasium in Rocky Mount on […]

  The Montgomery church where Martin Luther King Jr. served as pastor from 1954 to 1960 and organized the bus boycott is seeking to erect a statue in honor of the civil rights legend. Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church’s current pastor Cromwell Handy says the church has started a campaign to construct and erect […]

A man protesting in Ferguson, Missouri asked, “How can we begin to heal something that people don’t acknowledge that it’s broke?” The events in Ferguson, Missouri have sparked a wildfire of protests and outcries against social injustice. Some have responded with violence. A delegation from the King Center came with a message of peace. It […]

Common and John Legend captured Oscar gold on Sunday with their win for Best Original Song for “Glory,” the title track to  the movie “Selma”.…

A small #BlackLivesMatter contingent celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.s birthday Thursday by hosting a sing-in throughout the N.Y.C. subway system. The group was en-route to the African…

Tavis Smiley joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to talk about his new book, “Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King…