ATLANTA (AP) — Scott Shepherd didn’t fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his legacy. He reached for atonement Monday evening, sitting on a dais next […]

For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered Monday at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederate flag casting a long shadow over them. The banner was taken down over the summer after police said a young white man who had posed […]


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

The King Center in Atlanta is set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday Monday at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The commemorative service caps more than a week of events meant to celebrate the slain civil rights icon’s legacy. The overarching theme of this year’s celebration is “Remember! Celebrate! Act! […]

  Speakers honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at his spiritual home in Atlanta repeated the same message on his national holiday Monday: We’ve come a long way, but there’s still much to be done to fulfill King’s dream. The holiday came against the backdrop of recent national protests over the deaths of unarmed […] EXCLUSIVE! In preparation for MLK Day and Black History Month I want to do my part in spreading hope and love! This is my way of encouraging everyone to simply ” Reach Out and Touch Somebody’s Hand”. In doing so, I believe we can accomplish the lyrics of this song and , “Make This […]

 Bishop Secular got a call the other night from someone asking which MLK Day parade should they attend. Listen to the audio player to hear why…

There are several parallels between President Barack Obama and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They spoke at several of the same places and met with many of the same people. Check out these pictures to see the parallel journeys of our two greatest leaders.