Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

As Obama Marks 50th Anniversary March, He...

When President Obama steps to the podium today to deliver a speech marking the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther...

After 50 Years, ‘Letter From Birmingham Jail’...

Fifty years ago this month, Martin Luther King Jr. drafted a letter from a cramped cell in Birmingham, Alabama. King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail,”...

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrated on the...

Some of the sanitation workers who went on strike in Memphis in 1968 - the labor action that drew Martin Luther King Jr. to...

Obama Inauguration: Smaller Crowd, Two Bibles, Watchful...

When President Obama takes the oath of office today, it will be the fourth time he will have pledged to protect the Constitution —...

Among Blacks, Pride Is Mixed With Expectations...

Entering his second term during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, President Obama is viewed by many as symbol of the equality that King...

Civil Rights Icon Says Childhood Lessons Guided...

When civil rights icon Terrence J. Roberts was a first grader at an all-black school in Little Rock, Ark., his teacher instilled in him...

Dr. King and The Freedom Budget: A...

One of the most powerful aspects of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy is his work in economic justice and poverty. Though the landmark rally in...

Lee Daniels Casts Hugh Jackman in MLK...

Director Lee Daniels has cast Hugh Jackman to star in Orders to Kill, a film centered around the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King,...

John Conyers Facing Toughest Re-election in Newly...

Congressional incumbents typically have a big advantage come election time. But the second-most senior member of the U.S. House — Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich. —...