Martin Luther King jr.

Despite Monday’s cold temperatures, Baltimore showed up and showed out at the 19th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. parade in honor of MLK Day! Radio One Baltimore’s own Konan of 92Q and April Watts of Magic 95.9 served as emcees once again this year as various city agencies and groups made their way down […]

Update: Radio One – St. Louis’ PD, Derrick “Lil’ D” Greene issued this statement: “Hot 104.1 always puts our community first, and we understand your concern about the racial slur used in reference to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr on Channel 2 Thursday morning ..it’s disappointing and not acceptable..while an apology as been issued, we […]

Bernice King, the daughter of the late Coretta Scott King, wants her mother’s letters, speeches, and commentary published.

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 […]

New data shows a racial divide when it comes to how historical events are viewed.

The 93-year-old activist was honored Thursday for his work in civil rights at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis, Tennessee.

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton missed a huge opportunity to make a stand about race issues in a recent GQ interview released on Monday.

Monday night's event highlighted historic speeches by civil rights heroes like MLK, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Sojourner Truth, and Shirley Chisholm, recited by Lin Miranda-Manuel, Andre Holland, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte.

It's been discovered that "I Have A Dream" debuted on November 17, 1962 in a segregated high school gym in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.