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King's Children Fight to Sell his Nobel Medal and Bible

King’s Children Fight to Sell his Nobel Medal and Bible

by Carla Murphy on February 5 2014, 1:55PM

“Our Father MUST be turning in his grave,” writes Bernice King.

Topics: History, /NOW

My Debt to Dr. King

My Debt to Dr. King

by Scot Nakagawa on January 20 2014, 7:00AM

An Asian-American writer reflects the lasting legacy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement.

Topics: History, MLK Day, Politics

You Probably Won't Like The Gap's 'MLK Event'

You Probably Won’t Like The Gap’s ‘MLK Event’

by Aura Bogado on January 16 2014, 3:55PM

One retailer is making a day about a civil rights leader a troublesome sales event.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Chelsea Manning is Thankful for Malcolm X, MLK Jr., and Harvey Milk

Chelsea Manning is Thankful for Malcolm X, MLK Jr., and Harvey Milk

by Aura Bogado on November 27 2013, 11:15AM

The former army private is reluctant to celebrate Thanksgiving because she believes its origins lie in the slaughter against the Pequot.

Topics: Media, /NOW

An Animated Look at Martin Luther King, Jr's 'I Have a Dream' Speech

An Animated Look at Martin Luther King, Jr’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

by Jamilah King on August 27 2013, 12:38PM

A new project hopes to keep the speech’s legacy alive.

Topics: March on Washington, /NOW

Watch a 12-Year Old Kanye West Recite Poem He Wrote for MLK [Video]

Watch a 12-Year Old Kanye West Recite Poem He Wrote for MLK [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 18 2012, 3:17PM

Watch a 12-year old Kanye West read his original poem dedicated to MLK.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

8 Songs for Your Martin Luther King Day Playlist

8 Songs for Your Martin Luther King Day Playlist

by Jorge Rivas on January 16 2012, 8:42AM

It’s not often enough we get to hear Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speeches so here’s a playlist of songs that sample MLK speeches or reference his legacy.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

New Documentary Shows Unseen Footage of Martin Luther King's Murder

New Documentary Shows Unseen Footage of Martin Luther King’s Murder

by Jorge Rivas on December 8 2011, 1:36PM

The Smithsonian has uncovered footage from the day Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered that has not been seen since it aired live on April 4, 1968.

Topics: Arts & Culture, History

MLK Memorial Finally Dedicated After 10 Years of Fundraising, a Hurricane and Earthquake

MLK Memorial Finally Dedicated After 10 Years of Fundraising, a Hurricane and Earthquake

by Jorge Rivas on October 17 2011, 2:32PM

The celebration was far smaller than organizers had anticipated back in August, but the message was loud and clear: there’s still work left to be done.

Topics: Politics

Irene Rain on Your MLK Memorial Parade? Sing These Songs Instead

Irene Rain on Your MLK Memorial Parade? Sing These Songs Instead

by Jorge Rivas on August 26 2011, 3:30PM

NewsOne has compiled a list of the top ten songs from the civil rights era.

Topics: History

King's Memorial Is Finally Here (Even Without Its Dedication)

King’s Memorial Is Finally Here (Even Without Its Dedication)

by Shani O. Hilton on August 26 2011, 10:15AM

After years of controversy dogged its creation, stormy days upend the grand dedication of King’s long-awaited memorial on the National Mall.

Topics: History

L.A. County Museum of Art Acquires Portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr.

L.A. County Museum of Art Acquires Portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Jorge Rivas on July 26 2011, 1:00PM

American modern artist Edward Biberman’s piece becomes the first painting of King to enter into the museum’s permanent collection.

Topics: Arts & Culture

We're Nowhere Near the Mountaintop King Described Before His Death

We’re Nowhere Near the Mountaintop King Described Before His Death

by Kai Wright on April 4 2011, 11:29AM

King lent his celebrity to the black men who labored in Memphis’ refuge because they symbolized a global economy built upon exploiting black and brown people.

Topics: Economy, History, Jobs Crisis, Kai Wright

King's Fight for Unions Is Still Essential

King’s Fight for Unions Is Still Essential

by Michael Honey on February 23 2011, 9:22AM

MLK died fighting for the very rights that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and a growing number of his GOP counterparts want to take away.

Topics: Economy, History, Jobs Crisis, Wisconsin

Quick! Last Chance for 20 Percent Off Black Items In MLK Day Sale

Quick! Last Chance for 20 Percent Off Black Items In MLK Day Sale

by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 5:39PM

One Southern California surf shop chose to celebrate Monday’s holiday in all the wrong ways.

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