Martin Luther King
Bernice Jenkins made her routine call to Cora and the rest of her friends in heaven!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 9, 2017 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Natashia Cooper, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center email@example.com Celebrate Black History Month at the MLK Center What: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center will host a panel discussion focusing on the challenges minority women face while serving as leaders in […]
Hip-Hop was born from a spirit of protest and the desire to be heard, so it’s no surprise that many of our favorite rappers have drawn influence from Dr. Martin Luther King. Here’s 15 times Hip-Hop artists like Kanye West, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Common referenced Martin Luther King, Jr. Related Articles Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke […]
President Barack Obama has long made it known that he is a great admirer of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. During his first term in office, he added a sculpture of King's to the Oval Office. The bust made history in 2000 when it became the first image of an African American in any public space in the White House. So it is only fitting that during his final Black History Month as President of the United States, Obama welcomed four members of King's family to view the bust in the Oval Office for the first time.
To me this has to be one of his most prophetic and probably understated speeches. Take a listen and see how much actually applies to what is still going on in today’s society….. Happy MLK day and remember the dream and start your journey to the Mountain Top!
Ahead of the Martin Luther King holiday, military officials this week yanked an offensive flyer that featured an image of the slain civil rights leader on an advertisement for a "fun shoot" at a Georgia Air Force base, reports the AJC.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s sister-in-law was punched in the face outside of her Atlanta, Georgia retirement home during an alleged carjacking. 83-year-old Naomi King was confronted by a thief outside on Friday; he demanded she give up her car, but she refused. A friend of Naomi told WSBTV: “He demanded her car and told her he […]
Pope Francis tackled issues of racial and social injustice, and abolishment of the death penalty, among other things.