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

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Disrespecting MLK Statue? Naw, fam

by Jetmag.com   Apr 12, 2016

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   Jan 18, 2016

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   Jan 18, 2016

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

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From Selma, To Hollywood, With Love

by Wendy L. Wilson   Mar 25, 2015

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
[INTERVIEW]

by Chris Williams   Mar 02, 2015

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   Jan 20, 2015

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