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A restaurant owner posted a demeaning Facebook message on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, playing into the racially charged stereotype of African Americans liking fried chicken and waffles with watermelon. The move sparked complaints about "outright" racism.

Shots rang out around 3:40 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park in Miami, where thousands were gathered to celebrate the Civil Rights icon's legacy.

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.

For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered Monday at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther…

The King Center in Atlanta is set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday Monday at Ebenezer Baptist Church.…

It’s been 52 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (pictured) stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., before nearly 250,000…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s (pictured) daughter, Dr. Bernice King, is calling for this year’s King Holiday to be violence-free, honoring the civil rights leader…

Even though the birthday of iconic civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who would have been 85 years old, is on January 15th,…

  I will keep this short and sweet (well, at least I try).  Take a serious look at the picture above.  What goes through your mind?  I bet I can guess.  Are you thinking “What in the hell is wrong with people these days?” or “That is so disrespectful” or “Things are getting worse and […]

Vice President Joe Biden is slated to deliver the keynote address at the Nation Action Network‘s Annual King Day Breakfast January 20 in Washington, D.C.…

Several events are scheduled across greater Cincinnati to recognize the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has one of the bigger events, with a day of special activities and live exhibits. The day starts off with The King Legacy Awards breakfast, beginning at 8 am at the […]

When Martin Luther King Jr. said he had a dream, this likely wasn’t what he meant. A flyer promoting a Miami strip club’s “I Have a Dream Bash” featuring MLK holding wads of cash next to scantily-clad women has its creator taking plenty of flack. Miami Beach graphic designer Jeffrey Darnell Paul says he didn’t […]