Last week, on the 51st anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Duke Professor Omid Safi joined several of King’s associates to remember King’s life and to chart a way.
For many born after the baby boomers. The lack of teaching in-depth early education of Martin Luther King, Jr. (or any subject of African Americans in history) has created a kind of generational zone.
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ROANOKE, Va.– The community marched across the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bridge in remembrance of the Selma to Montgomery March of 1965. It was a series of protest to gain equal voting rights.
Memorials are being held across Memphis, Tennessee Thursday to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The civil rights leader, famously known for his moving "I Have A Dream" speech," was shot.
Will someone please explain to me why Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered a hero for violating laws sustaining the system of racial discrimination, while Julian Assange is considered a villain for.
A minute past 6 o’clock in the evening on this day in 1968, an assassin’s bullet struck Martin Luther King Jr., while the 39-year-old civil rights leader stood on the balcony outside his second-story.
Dozens of students, residents, public officials and law enforcement officers marched Thursday from Fayetteville State University to the Martin Luther King Jr. Park on the 51st anniversary of the civil.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – It’s been 51 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, but people in Lexington will never forget his push for equality. On March 28, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King.
An investigation continues into the cause of a fire that destroyed decades of archives at a social justice center that trained the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The Highlander Research and Education.
In addition to the warm reception, the local news coverage, and the camaraderie from my longtime friend Dr. Logan Hampton, the president of HBCU Lane College, revisiting the legacy of Dr. Martin.
Martin Luther King Jr. was born 90 years ago, on Jan. 15, 1929. But the name on his original birth certificate — filed April 12, 1934, five years after King was born — was not Martin. Nor was it.
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Phil Murphy on Thursday celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 51st anniversary of his death by naming 14 new members to the New Jersey Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemo.
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Montreal is naming a Côte-des-Neiges park after Martin Luther King Jr. Kent Park will be renamed Martin Luther King Park after the American civil rights leader who was assassinated in 1968.
Francis Street signs are being removed, replaced with new markers with the street’s new name: Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The Jackson City Council approved the change in February and sign swapping.
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“Ben, make sure you play ‘Take My Hand, Precious Lord’. Play it real pretty”, are said to be the last words of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr, just before he stepped out onto a balcony in Memphis,
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The day after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot by a sniper on April 4, 1968, 75 St. Louis civil-rights leaders met at the Mid-City Community Congress on Delmar to plan a memorial march for.
From the beginning, cameras captured King’s extraordinary career. See the photos here, 50 years later after Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. Real-time updates and all local stories you.