50th anniversary

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Twitter Gathers Celebrities to Reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 12, 2018

As the world prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s passing, Twitter is gathering some of the world’s most influential... Read More

Star Trek: 50 Years Later with Nichelle Nichols

Star Trek: 50 Years Later with Nichelle Nichols

by Shantell E. Jamison   Sep 01, 2016

Nichelle Nichols’ famous kiss with William Shatner on Star Trek was one that broke racial, cultural and entertainment barriers. During a time when it was particularly... Read More

The March on Washington

Economic Gap Between Whites, Blacks Hasn’t Changed in 50 Years

by The Washington Post   Aug 28, 2013

Even as racial barriers have tumbled and the nation has grown wealthier and better educated, the economic disparities separating Blacks and Whites remain as... Read More

The White House Presents ’50 Years Forward’

The White House Presents ’50 Years Forward’

by Brooke Obie   Aug 28, 2013

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the White House hosted, “50... Read More

50th Anniversary "Let Freedom Ring" Commemoration Ceremony

President Obama, Bill Clinton, to Speak at “Let Freedom Ring”

by #teamEBONY   Aug 26, 2013

The 50th Anniversary March on Washington Coalition announced that Soledad O'Brien and Hill Harper will emcee the “Let Freedom Ring” Commemoration and Call to... Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Aretha Franklin Remembers MLK

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Aretha Franklin Remembers MLK

by Brooke Obie   Aug 20, 2013

Living Legend. Lady Soul. The Undisputed Queen of Soul. These are the monikers that precede 18-time Grammy Award winner and Hall of Famer, Aretha Franklin.... Read More