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At this time of year there are many different posts about Martin Luther King Jr. Usually they rehash the same information. Here are 8 facts…

Today marks the 43rd year since we lost Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  In remembrance of him, we will share Martin Luther King Jr.’s Top 5 Speeches. Martin Luther King might be the greatest orator in American history. His words and speeches changed the tide of American history. Not only did he give speeches on […]

4/5/17- Roland Martin talks to the TJMS audience live from the 2017 Fantastic Voyage about the 49th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Listen below.

Bernice King, the daughter of the late Coretta Scott King, wants her mother’s letters, speeches, and commentary published.

A new documentary about James Baldwin, the late activist-writer, highlights America’s disappointing progress around issues of race and equality.

During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.

After meeting on Tuesday afternoon, GOP members collectively agreed not to move forward with their proposed changes.

New data shows a racial divide when it comes to how historical events are viewed.

The 93-year-old activist was honored Thursday for his work in civil rights at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis, Tennessee.

Monday night's event highlighted historic speeches by civil rights heroes like MLK, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Sojourner Truth, and Shirley Chisholm, recited by Lin Miranda-Manuel, Andre Holland, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte.

Ahead of the Martin Luther King holiday, military officials this week yanked an offensive flyer that featured an image of the slain civil rights leader on an advertisement for a "fun shoot" at a Georgia Air Force base, reports the AJC.

KENT– A national playwright is speaking out after a Kent State University adaptation of her production featured a white actor portraying Martin Luther King, Jr. The school’s pan-african studies department began a two-week run of “The Mountaintop,” a play written by Katori Hall imagining the fictional events that may have taken place the evening before […]