Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

by Zahara Hill

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

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

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

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Statue Trump Deface racism

Disrespecting MLK Statue? Naw, fam

by Jetmag.com

So uh…let’s get this straight.  Some students, allegedly at the University of South Florida, thought it was a good idea to plop a Donald... Read More

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Martin Luther King’s Decades Old “Lost” Speech Surfaces

by Charles Robinson

As the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday approached this year, the National Press Club recently went public last week with excerpts from... Read More

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Photo Retrospective

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Photo Retrospective

by #teamEBONY

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., would have turned 87 on Jan. 15. But today we celebrate his life and legacy with photos and cover... Read More

From Selma, To Hollywood, With Love EBONY magazine February 2015 Carmen Ejogo, David Oyelowo and Oprah Winfrey

From Selma, To Hollywood, With Love

by Wendy L. Wilson

Annie Lee Cooper is not a name most people will recognize. She was just another Black woman who arrived at the Dallas County Courthouse... Read More

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Julian Bond on the State of Black Leadership

by Chris Williams

For the past half century, Julian Bond has been a legendary force on the frontlines fighting for the rights of the underserved and marginalized... Read More

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: a day of service, a day of protest

Thousands ‘Reclaim MLK’ via Protests, Marches

by The Washington Post

 On what traditionally has been considered a day of service – or, for many, just a day off work – Martin Luther King Jr.... Read More

NBA/MLK : Barrier Breakers

NBA/MLK : Barrier Breakers

by #teamEBONY

Consistently known as a universal language to break barriers, sports have once again become a forum to speak on social issues. As one of... Read More