Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: Dr. Martin Luther King

N.C. Teacher Tells Black Male Students Their...

The parents of a young Garner, N.C.,student are up in arms over what a substitute teacher told him Friday about his attire. Billy Byrd's son, Nathan,...

In A Renewed Commitment to MLK’s Legacy,...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Half a century ago, the enthusiastic crowd eager to hear from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. roused him from...

In the Face of Racism and Poverty...

Those who argue the practice of racism is weakening, cite the reign of Barack Obama or the increased prominence of Black entertainers and African-Americans...

How Should the Black Church Serve the...

The church has always played a significant role in the history of Black people. It has been both a pacifier of Black struggle and...

Historically and Today, Only White People Are...

The first Women's March on Washington, which was the day after the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, attracted nearly a half million people and...

Clemson Head Football Coach’s Revisionist History on...

In a Sept. 13 press conference, Clemson University head football coach Dabo Swinney comments on San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest...

New Book Says FBI Was Mastermind Behind...

As the nation celebrates what would have been Martin Luther King’s 87th birthday on January 15, we must ask some questions: What  role did...

Perfectly Legal: From Slave Codes to Tamir...

What is to be done when the law is the crime being committed?  Let it marinate for a minute. If there is a positive outcome...

Plan to Honor MLK at Confederate Monument...

A new plan to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. at Stone Mountain, Ga. has sparked controversy on both sides. Stone Mountain is a large...

Rev. Gardner Taylor, 96, Called Perhaps The...

Theologians and African-American leaders across the nation have been searching to find synonyms to describe the impact that the Rev. Gardner C. Taylor had...

You Have to Hear These Words From...

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10 Leaders You May Not Have Known...

Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. was a Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism...

We Can’t Forget Dr. King’s Fight For...

As today's celebration of  Martin Luther King Jr.'s 85th birthday inevitably focuses on his "I Have a Dream" speech, perhaps more attention should be...

7 Republicans Who Refused to Celebrate the...

Martin Luther King Jr. lost his life in the pursuit of equality and inclusion for black people in America and to advance the cause...

ABS Honors Dr. King’s Stand Against Poverty

This week, ABS honors the leaders who took a strong stand to improve the economic conditions of black people. Though he is celebrated for his...

Julianne Malveaux: Inequality Persists in African-American Community

A leading advocate for equal rights argues infant mortality, access to education and unemployment remain major issues of inequality in the African-American community. Julianne Malveaux...

Texas Billboard Alleges That Martin Luther King,...

A Texas group has begun putting up billboards saying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a Republican in the hopes that passersby would follow...

Super PAC Ad Accuses Obama of Racism...

A new Super PAC ad is accusing President Obama of racism against whites by, get this, allowing his attorney general to say that some...

Dr. King’s Sweet Auburn Neighborhood in Atlanta...

Joe Frazier’s Gym in Philadelphia and the neighborhood where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. grew up, in Sweet Auburn,  Atlanta, are among...