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Parents Reflect on how Martin Luther King Jr.’s Assassination Impacted Family Conversations About Race

by Teddy Grant   Apr 04, 2018

The death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a pivotal moment in this country’s history that reverberated for generations to come. Wednesday marked... Read More

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Wanda Sykes, LeVar Burton and Other Stars Perform MLK’s Essays for Audible

by Teddy Grant   Apr 04, 2018

Wanda Sykes, Gabourey Sidibe, LeVar Burton and other stars have lent their voice to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.s work, Audible announced on Tuesday. The... Read More

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#MLK50: How Martin Luther King Jr. Reached the Mountaintop and Inspired Millions

by Teddy Grant   Apr 04, 2018

On April 3, 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke passionately to striking sanitation workers at Mason Temple church in Memphis, Tennessee. His... Read More

Barack Obama, Al Sharpton & More Recognize 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Death

Barack Obama, Al Sharpton & More Recognize 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Death

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 04, 2018

Today, April 4th, marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. The political activist was shot... Read More

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‘King in the Wilderness’ Shows an Unguarded Martin Luther King Jr.

by Teddy Grant   Mar 30, 2018

The new HBO documentary King in the Wilderness offers a poignant look at the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who’s been immortalized... Read More

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Granddaughter Shares Her Dream at March For Our Lives Rally

by Teddy Grant   Mar 26, 2018

Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s nine-year-old granddaughter surprised the crowd at the March For Our Lives rally in Washington D.C. to share her grandfather’s dream.... Read More

The Best Film & Stage Portrayals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr – RANKED

The Best Film & Stage Portrayals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr – RANKED

by Jessica Bennett   Jan 13, 2018

Depicting historical icons comes with huge responsibility, and few measure up to the skill required to take on the role of Dr. Martin Luther... Read More

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New MLK Statue Reminds Us There Are Monuments To Take Pride In

by Zahara Hill   Aug 29, 2017

Fortunately, the reveal of a statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. outside the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta has served as a comforting reminder that not all statues are bigot-related statues. Read More

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Starcation: Hip Hop Impresario Jermaine Dupri Gives Props to Atlanta

by Oneika Raymond   Mar 30, 2017

Many of us know Jermaine Dupri for his musical prowess. Not only does the chart-topping hip-hop artist count producing and songwriting among his talents,... Read More

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48 Hours in . . . Washington, D.C.

by Kym Allison Backer   Jul 01, 2016

Day 1 9:30 A.M.: Start your day with an inspiring visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, a 30-foot sculpture that pays homage... Read More