Martin Luther King jr.

We all know Martin Luther King Jr. was quite the speaker but, apparently, he was also something of a poet. On this Valentine’s Day, take…

Do You Think King Children Should Be In Legal Battles, Over MLK Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize and His Personal Bible ?

Claudia Alves, Principal of Poulsbo Elementary School in Poulsbo, Washington, has been placed on a leave of absence while the school district investigates her use…

Oliver Stone (pictured) is the kind of person, who when speaking freely, can either make you throw one hand in the air like you’re listening…

Today, April 6, Billy Dee Williams turns 76 years-old. Mr. Williams is best known for portraying smooth dishonest, Lando Calrissian in two “Star Wars” movies.  He’s an actor, artist, singer and writer.  Williams was born in New York City, New York, the son of Loretta Anne, a West-Indian born elevator operator. He first appeared on […]

April 4 marks the 44th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. At sunset on April 4, the Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. invites the public to join them as they honor the life of Dr. King on the anniversary of his assassination by holding a candlelight […]

By The Grio From NBC Miami: When Martin Luther King Jr. said he had a dream, this likely wasn’t what he meant. A flyer promoting a Miami strip club’s “I Have a Dream Bash” featuring MLK holding wads of cash next to scantily-clad women has its creator taking plenty of flack. SEE ALSO: Juan Williams […]

Of all the emotions on earth, the one most humans seem to most freely express is anger. This is a very dangerous emotion. Mostly, because it leads to the bulk of violence around the planet. SEE ALSO: 25 People Who Paved The Way For Dr. King When I say violence I don’t mean just military […]

By Joy-Ann Reid When Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll gives a compliment, expect the unexpected. In this case, the black second in command of the sunshine state says Gov. Rick Scott “epitomizes Martin Luther King Jr.” … Seriously. SEE ALSO: Jon Huntsman Drops Out Of Race Will Obama Outsmart Everyone “On Monday, we’re going to […]

WASHINGTON — On the National Mall in Washington, Martin Luther King Jr. is a towering, heroic figure carved in stone. On the Broadway stage, he’s a living, breathing man who chain smokes, sips liquor and occasionally curses. SEE ALSO: Haitian Choir Heals As Americans honor King’s memory 44 years after he was assassinated, the image […]