Post Tagged with: "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr."


Bernice King MLK tribute

Martin Luther King’s Daughter Says ‘God can triumph over Trump’

Bernice King stands by Rep. John Lewis. Tells churchgoers "Don't be afraid of who sits in the White House."

U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.)

Trump Attacks Civil Rights Leader Who Questioned His Election Win

Calls Rep. John Lewis "All talk ... no action" despite Lewis' brutal 1965 beating by police in Selma, Ala., while seeking voting rights.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King, Donald Trump and The Drum Major Instinct

Dr. Martin Luther King's "The Drum Major Instinct" speech has profound lessons for today.

Selma Confederates Live Oak Cemetery

Confederacy Fans ‘Defend’ Their Own Selma Memorial

Some pro-Confederates decide to head off a proposed march on the burial site of Civil War soldiers and KKK members, including Edmund Pettus.

President Obama Selma

Where Were You 50 Years Ago?

President Obama and others recount the historic “Bloody Sunday” march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala.

Borgata Casino MLK Day Special

Casino’s MLK Day Special: Fried Chicken, Mac ’n’ Cheese, Collard Greens

The Borgata has a simple explanation for its choice of dishes to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a choice many are calling racist.

Toyota Financial Services HBCU Donations

Toyota Financial Services Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy with Donations to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Contributions designated to further boost college retention and graduation rates, seen as key to ensuring the fulfillment of Dr. King’s dream for America.

MLK Day 2013: What best practices do companies use to commemorate the holiday?

MLK Day Came About Through Persistence

Getting legislation passed by Congress to establish Martin Luther King Jr. Day was no small feat.

Living through the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

SLIDESHOW: Living Through the Words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

With civil rights at the forefront this year, one can only imagine the powerful words Dr. King would deliver to protesters nationwide.

MLK Black Party

Frat Expelled After ‘MLK Black Party’

A popular fraternity faces serious consequences after hosting an MLK Day party. Where did students hold this offensive party and what did they have to do to get in?

Dr. Ronald Copeland, Kaiser Permanente

Heeding Dr. King’s Words

Kaiser Permanente Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Dr. Ronald Copeland shares how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired him to champion healthcare injustices.

Latondra Newton, Toyota Motor North America

A King’s Strategy

Toyota Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer Latondra Newton shares how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has impacted her life and her career.

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day: A Day of Service

2014 marks the 20th year that Americans honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a national day of service.

Racial disparities 50 years after King's I Have a Dream speech.

Dr. King’s Dream Failing? Where Racial Divides Remain

Fifty years after the March on Washington, where have racial gaps widened and where have they narrowed?

Race in America: Views on Racial Disparities 50 Years Later

Five decades after Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, why does racial equality remain an elusive goal?

Birmingham remembers the four girls killed in the bombing at the 16th St. Baptist Church.

Remembering Four Little Girls Killed in Birmingham Church Bombing 50 Years Ago

Siblings, relatives return to the site of the blast to honor the victims.

Famed civil rights attorney Demetrius Newton has died.

Famed Civil-Rights Attorney Demetrius Newton Dies

Attorney who represented Rosa Parks, Dr. King dies at age 85.

Raymond M. Brown

The March on Washington: Then and Now

Raymond Brown, the son of a renowned civil-rights attorney—and a prominent human-rights attorney in his own right—recounts the events leading up to 1963’s march.

David Casey of CVS on the 'race discussion,' 50 years after the March on Washington.

Why the ‘Race Discussion’ Isn’t Over 50 Years Later

CVS Caremark Chief Diversity Officer David Casey hopes the celebration will remind younger generations that more work needs to be done.

NYC Chief Diversity Officer Fenimore Fisher on the impact of the March on Washington, 50 years later.

50 Years—What Does It Mean?

R. Fenimore Fisher, the Chief Diversity Officer for the City of New York, ponders the solution to the inequities that still impact this country.

James Norman, Kraft Foods Group

Is Another March on Washington Needed?

Former Kraft Foods Group Vice President of Diversity Jim Norman wonders if such a rally today would have the same impact it did 50 years ago.

March on Washington

VIDEO: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

50 years later, a look back at the historic March on Washington that helped push the civil rights movement.

March on Washington

SLIDESHOW: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Honoring the 50th anniversary of one of the most important moments in the Civil Rights movement, a collection of images from the March on Washington.