Martin Luther King jr.

ed TODAY IN HISTORY: On April 4, 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., 39, was shot and killed while standing on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.TODAY IN HISTORY: On April 4, 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., 39, was shot and killed while standing on a balcony […]

via eurweb: The upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday takes on added significance this year, on what would have been a special birthday for the iconic civil rights leader. On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 90 years old. Of course, King did not even live to reach middle age, being […]

via Joy105: Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth home in Atlanta, Georgia, pictured here, and his longtime church will be closed on MLK Day should the government shutdown continue (Google Image) Those hoping to visit Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth home and longtime church to celebrate his national holiday next Monday will be unable to do so if the […]

via Wkyc: When Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a sermon imploring hearers to imitate the servanthood of Jesus, he probably didn’t envision them buying Ram trucks to do so. And yet there was King’s voice Sunday night, booming through millions of TV speakers during Ram’s latest Super Bowl ad: “If you want to be important—wonderful. […]

via Joy105: Pastor James Dixon calls it “otherness,” loving others enough to die for their benefit. That’s what he credits to the late Martin Luther King Jr. nearly 50 years after the civil rights leader’s death. “He allowed his life to enter into the lives of others and not leave them the way he found them,” Dixon told Baptist […]

I don’t have to tell you that Martin Luther King Jr. was many things. He was a leader, a teacher, a preacher, and an example to us all of someone who believed in justice. The legacy of King is evident in many sites of American history; his position is solidified as the great, non-violent civil […]

Northeast Ohio will be celebrating what would have been Martin Luther King Jr. 88th birthday this year. In honor of Dr. King there are events taking place across Northeast Ohio starting Jan. 13. Check out the list of free or discounted MLK events in your community this weekend. Free MLK Jr. Day Activities Fair at […]

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Decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., we still recall the fateful words of his last public speech.   Decades after the assassination…

Oprah Opens Up About Selma And Why She Had To Get Involved With The Film  Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” caught up with Oprah…

“Selma” director Ava DuVernay addressed attendees of the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards with a heartfelt and passionate message about #BlackLivesMatter. During her speech she reminded…

Congresswoman Terri Sewell wants the Civil Rights marchers of Selma to be recognized by Congress for the work and sacrifices they made in the fight for…

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama spent a day of service working on literacy projects with kiddies at the Boys & Girls Club and paying tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peep the pics inside…. In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day of Service, President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle […]