A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.

getty images A memorial service for the five police officers killed last Thursday night during an ambush wrapped up in downtown Dallas with speeches from President Obama and former President George W. Bush. Obama, the First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Dr. Jill Biden arrived in North Texas just after noon Tuesday […]

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The passing of blues legend B.B. King has left musicians and fans in mourning, honoring him on social media, and praising him for his nearly…

A memorial that marked the spot where Mike Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson has been set ablaze. Late Monday, Ferguson residents tweeted pictures of the memorial that included stuffed animals, flowers and paintings up in flames. This is what the memorial looked like… Then this… Now it looks like this… Source Recent Updates National Voter Registration Day […]

The Chicago Bears paid tribute to the memory of those who lost their lives on 9/11 before today’s game at Soldier Field. Jim Cornelison sang an epic version of the Star Spangled Banner, our National Anthem that will leave you breathless. The Chicago Bears and Atlanta Falcons unfurled a giant American Flag on the field […]

Courtesy of: Pharoh Martin – Radio One Washington D.C., Via: After opening with Wednesday evening’s Honoring Global Leaders For Peace International Salute Gala, the Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. continued its day celebration of Dr. King’s legacy with the Honoring Past, Present, Future Pioneers Civil Rights Pioneers […]

Courtesy of: Robin Akinwale – Radio One Baltimore, Photos courtesy of @robinrazzi Huge names entertainment like the legendary group The Impressions, Patti Labelle, Eddie Levert, Anthony Hamilton, India Arie, Ray Chew and his band Ray Chew LIVE and Naturally 7 made it out Thursday evening to pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

The late Pastor Zachery Tims pictured with former wife Riva, and their four children. Photo: New Destiny Christian Center Official funeral arrangements have been declared for New Destiny Christian Center’s late pastor Zachery Tims this week. The official wake and viewing for Pastor Zachery Tims is scheduled for Friday, August 19th from 3PM-7PM EST in […]

Courtesy of: Pharoh Martin – Radio One Washington, D.C. If you want to see the unveiling of the Martin Luther King Memorial on Aug. 28 authorities say it’s best to take the Metro because roads will be closed, parking will be sparse and traffic will be hell. Mayor Vincent Gray joked that attendees should […]

In what was the most unsuspecting tragedy of the summer live at a special event, the Indiana State Fairgrounds stage collapse has left a number of families without their loved ones today. With five already confirmed dead as a result of the horrific experience, today’s memorial services in various parts of Indianapolis are scheduled to […]

THE DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL UNVEILING HOSTED BY THE NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN), THE CINCINNATI KING MEMORIAL GROUP & LIFE TRIP, INC. This week on The Lincoln Ware Show, Victoria “Sis. V” Straughn and special guest FBK discussed with Lincoln Ware, his listeners and his fans abroad regarding their formal invitation for locals […]