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Jasmine Sanders has got 10 powerful quotes from Martin Luther King Jr., in the spirit of his birthday and the national holiday commemorating his legacy…

Harriet Tubman isn’t the only African American or woman to get historic face time on U.S. currency. In addition to Tubman landing the $20 bill, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew also announced today that Sojourner Truth, Marian Anderson and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be added to bills as well. The back of the […]

Decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., we still recall the fateful words of his last public speech.   Decades after the assassination…

    Martin Luther King III talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his father’s life, legacy and his athletic skills that could rival…

KENT– A national playwright is speaking out after a Kent State University adaptation of her production featured a white actor portraying Martin Luther King, Jr.…

March 7 marks the 50-year anniversary of what is commonly referred to as “Bloody Sunday.” A group of peaceful, civil rights activists made the 50-mile…

  It’s been 51 years since the groundbreaking marches in Selma and Montgomery, Alabama took place. The people from that era who are alive and…

  Ava Duvernay became the first Black Woman to be nominated for Best Director at the Golden Globes for her 2014 film “Selma.” While Ava…

Let’s be honest. White people don’t really know what to do on Martin Luther King Day. Even our own Shelle Shelle is confused about what to…

Madonna, in efforts to promote her 13th album, “Rebel Heart,” has taken to using images of black Civil Rights leaders and musicians and likened them…