Martin Luther King

DC Free Movie Scene Gearing Up For MLK DayMartin 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?
Obama Urges People To Push Stalled Gun Legislation 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.
Obama Inspires Many In 50th-Year King RemembrancePresident Barack Obama's challenge to seize the cause of racial equality from the "glorious patriots" of the tumultuous 1960s struck a deep generational chord.
MLK's Dream Inspires a New March, and a PresidentPresident 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.
More Than 300 Sites To Ring Bells For MLK Speech 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.
Poll: More Whites Than African Americans Believe Racial Progress Made 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.
DC Leaders To Rally For Statehood Saturday 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.
Process to Begin to Remove 'Drum Major' Quote From MLK Jr. MemorialThe 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.
Obama To Address Morehouse College Commencement 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.
Thousands Gather At Candlelight Vigil To Mark 44th Anniversary Of King AssassinationA 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.
Obama-Brewer Friction On Display On Tarmac Tiff Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she meant no disrespect when she pointed a finger at President Barack Obama during an intense discussion on an airport tarmac.
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