Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day is still more than a week away, but when it comes to celebrating the civil rights icon’s life and lasting legacy, why wait?
Days after mass shootings in both of his hometowns, President Barack Obama urged his most ardent supporters Saturday “to get back up and go back at it” and help push stalled legislation out of Congress so dangerous people won’t get their hands on guns.
President Barack Obama’s challenge to seize the cause of racial equality from the “glorious patriots” of the tumultuous 1960s struck a deep generational chord.
President Barack Obama is claiming his place in Martin Luther King’s 50-year-old dream, holding himself up as a symbol of the change King envisioned.
Organizers said sites in nearly every state will ring their bells at 3 p.m. their time Wednesday or at 3 p.m. EDT, the hour when King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington.
More Whites than African-Americans believe racial progress has been made over the past 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his historic “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington.
District of Columbia leaders will be using the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington to advocate for statehood and greater autonomy for the city.
The National Park Service is set to begin preparation to remove the controversial “Drum Major” inscription from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in D.C.
President Barack Obama is delivering the commencement address at Morehouse College, the historically black, all-male institution that counts Martin Luther King Jr. among its alumni.
A candlelight vigil was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to mark the anniversary of the civil rights leader’s assassination 44 years ago.