Martin Luther King Jr.

Bernice King is celebrating the 50th anniversary of her father Martin Luther King Jr.‘s March on Washington, and she checked in on “The James Fortune…

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via:blackchristiannews President Obama told the graduating class at Morehouse College, the country’s preeminent historically black college, on Sunday said there is “no longer any room for excuses” for this generation of African-American men and that it was time for their generation to step up professionally and in their personal lives. Obama, the county’s first African-American […]

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.- Dr Martin Luther King…

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…

he Black Academy of Arts & Letters (TBAAL), the nation’s largest multi-discipline African-American cultural arts institution, is dusting off a classic for the digital generation.…

  via:christianpost   A Martin Luther King, Jr. tape was discovered by a Chattanooga, Tenn. man when he went searching through his attic. The interview is of great significance, as it holds detailed information about how the Civil Rights leader was influenced by his trips to the African continent.  The Martin Luther King, Jr. tape […]

The Rev. Al Sharpton and his organization, the National Action Network, will be leading a number of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day festivities in New York City this weekend. RELATED: NewsOne’s MLK Day Brotherhood Awards! SEE ALSO: Black Latinos Talk Struggles On Monday morning, January 16, Sharpton will be joined by Motown Records founder Berry […]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is arguably one of the most-studied public figures in world history. Very few facts about the former civil rights icon have gone unpublished. Still, here are some facts about Dr. King’s life you may not know. SEE ALSO: Who Will Romney Pick As VP? Why Newt Gingrich Is Staying In […]

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  via:blackamericaweb.com The anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s famed “I Have a Dream” speech was not the date originally planned for the dedication of the King Memorial on the National Mall. “I didn’t choose Aug. 28; it was when the construction would be completed,” said Harry E. Johnson, Sr., […]

ATLANTA — The Rev. Bernice King says she will not assume the presidency of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. King was elected in October 2009 to lead the organization co-founded by her father, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., more than 50 years ago. Soon after, the SCLC’s chairman was accused of financial mismanagement, and […]