Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King

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…

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered a civil rights icon now. He has a monument in Washington, D.C., a federal holiday that we celebrate this week and is revered as a man who sought to bring a divided nation together. He is oft-quoted as the antithesis of the Black Lives Matter movement which […]

The Birmingham Bus Boycotts in Alabama took place on this day in 1956, led by the efforts of late minister and civil rights figure Dr. Fred Shuttlesworth. The boycott lasted until 1958 and while it wasn’t as effective as other such protests across the Deep South, the movement laid plenty of necessary groundwork and bolstered the […]

Show us the money. That could easily become the family mantra for the surviving lawsuit-crazed children of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. While the King siblings  — Bernice King, Dexter Scott King and Martin Luther King Jr. III — have reportedly spent millions of dollars suing each other over the years, we now learn that none of […]

The legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remains strong as ever, but rumors about his private indiscretions once threatened to dismantle it.  In 1964,…

Should a towering monument of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. be erected on Stone Mountain, Georgia where the KKK once famously gathered for huge cross…

    Martin Luther King III talks to Roland Martin about poverty in America and the issues that surround he and his siblings over licensing of his…

Say one thing about these feuding King kids: they have timing. The opening scene of Selma the critically acclaimed civil rights film, is of Rev. Dr.…

  The Tom Joyner Morning Show is down in Gulfport, Mississippi this morning. What many don’t know is that aside from its historical traditions, it’s…

Yes, Tavis Smiley will trade his tailored suits for a dance costume on Dancing With the Stars, but there is one thing he won’t be…

The shot that killed Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968 was presumably fired from Jim’s Grill, a café on ground floor of a…

With the continuing challenges of Black America in mind, despite our first African-American president, it’s a good time to come together. This year marks the…