Martin Luther King
MIAMI (AP) — When President Barack Obama told the nation on Friday that slain black teenager Trayvon Martin could have been him 35 years ago, many black Americans across the nation nodded their head in […]
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday praised slain NAACP field secretary Medgar Evers, saying that the black activist’s vision and leadership helped make it possible for Holder and President Barack Obama […]
(AP) — A mosque where the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects sometimes attended services says one of them had outbursts during two sermons that encouraged Muslims to celebrate American institutions such as the 4th of July and figures like MLK Jr.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Hundreds of union members and their supporters marched in Memphis on the 45th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s murder, calling for a new commitment to the human rights causes he died for.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dealer of rare historic documents is selling a letter from Martin Luther King Jr. to a Philadelphia police officer who was assigned to protect him, expressing gratitude for the officer’s concerns.
(AP) – Americans are weighing in from all corners of the country on President Barack Obama’s second inaugural.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is promising to uphold the Constitution in a public swearing in ceremony that signals the beginning of his second term in office.
ATLANTA (AP) — The President plans to use a Bible that belonged to MLK as he takes his oath of office, a powerful symbol of this year’s rare intersection of the civil rights movement and the nation’s first black president.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles is trading the trees for the stars – and not everybody’s happy about it. Crews clearing a path for the space shuttle Endeavor have begun cutting down hundreds of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – A year after the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial opened to visitors on the National Mall, the group behind the monument is still working with the National Park Service to change an […]