Hopkins Celebrating MLK With Annual EventThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Hospital are celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of what would have been the civil rights leader's 86th birthday.
Obama Marks 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights ActA half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had "lived out the promise" envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater racial equality.
National Cathedral Hosting MLK Day Celebration The National Cathedral in Washington is hosting a celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Ways to Celebrate MLK Day 2014 in the D.C. RegionTo honor the world’s most famous civil rights leader, CBS DC will be across the DMV spreading hope and remembering this special man.
Rev. Wright Blasts Obama In MLK Comparison: 'I Have A Drone' Speaking with a Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday, President Barack Obama’s controversial former pastor lauded Martin Luther King’s famous, “I have a dream” phrase, while comparing it to what he believes will be the summation of the current Obama presidency: “I have a drone.”
King Family Bus in Traffic Incident, No One HurtA bus carrying some members of Martin Luther King Jr.'s family was involved in a minor traffic incident while leaving the March on Washington commemoration, but no one was hurt.
'I Have A Dream' Speech Copyrighted For Another 25 YearsThere's a lot of talk about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech circulating this week, due to the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, but have you actually heard the 17-minute speech in its entirety recently? Or ever?
Obama Holds Martin Luther King Jr. as Personal HeroBarack Obama was 2 years old and growing up in Hawaii when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
Obama: MLK Would Have Backed 'Obamacare'Would Martin Luther King Jr. support “Obamacare?" The president believes so.
Agencies Urged to Allow Teleworking Wednesday Federal agencies in Washington are being encouraged to allow employees to telework or use other work scheduling flexibilities on Wednesday when crowds are expected for events related to the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a Dream" speech.
Poll: Virginians Split on if MLK's Dream Realized Virginians are divided on whether the ideals in the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech have been realized, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday.
Civil Rights And Immigration History Connected When 250,000 marchers converged on Washington in August 1963, the issues were jobs and freedom.
Youth See March Anniversary As Chance To Lead Mary-Pat Hector of Atlanta was operating much like a 1960s civil rights activist as she laid plans for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. She was constantly on the phone as she confirmed event details, tweaked the draft of the speech she gave at Saturday's rally at the Lincoln Memorial and prepared for a presentation.
Powell: Trayvon Martin Verdict 'Questionable,' But Likely To Be Forgotten Former Secretary of State Colin Powell says the jury verdict that freed the killer of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was "questionable." But he isn't sure it will have staying power in the public consciousness.
Sharpton: 'Rosa Parks Wasn't No Ho'Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, commemorating the 50th anniversary of his famous speech and pledging that his dream include equality for gays, Latinos, the poor and the disabled.