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We hear the question all the time when his birthday comes: “What would Martin Luther King do if he were here today?”. According to Jesse Jackson, he would continue to fight the war on poverty. He called in to the TJMS to speak about the civil rights leader, and why he would continue to fight […]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continues to live on. His name is synonyms with peace, equality, intelligence and greatness around the world (like that of other influential leaders such as Mohandas Gandhi). RELATED: Top 5 Martin Luther King Jr. Speeches [Video] His most famous speech I Had a Dream is reviewed each year this time […]

Yesterday was all about echoes. Echoes from voices past continuing into beyond. A sea of tens of thousands cheer and chanting as they looked up at video monitors showing the first family walking down a pathway of Martin Luther King’s most inspiring quotes en route to a ceremony to dedicate a memorial to honor his […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Maya Angelou is the latest prominent Black figure to voice reservations with the newly erected Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington D.C. Angelou, who consulted on the project, has an issue with a quote on the wall by the Tidal Basin of the memorial that reads: “I was a drum major for […]

A new book titled “Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy,” says that the former first lady didn’t think too highly of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. She called him “phony” and “tricky” in a 1964 interview in which she spoke about life in the White House. Former First […]

Courtesy of: Pharoh Martin – Radio One Washington D.C., KYSDC.com Via: kysdc.com 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 […]

A majority of Americans say Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of racial equality has been realized in the USA, although a significant divide between Black and white people’s perceptions of equality and race relations still exists, a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll suggests. The Poll found that most Americans– 90% of whites and 85% of […]

Courtesy of: Pharoh Martin – Radio One Washington, D.C. KYSDC.com 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 […]

Bernice King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was at Praise 102.5 this week and discussed how she felt about the memorial being built for her father on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial is scheduled to finally open this August and the King family will be […]

Bernice King called into Praise 102.5 and spoke with Rhodell Lewis today on what is the 43rd death anniversary of her father, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saying that today is a sad day for her on a lot of fronts, she talked about all of the problems in the world and wondered whether her […]

South Carolina –The 2011 federal observance day of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, brought the 11th Annual NAACP ‘Day At The Dome’, a march and rally in protest of the Confederate Flag and social injustices in Columbia, South Carolina. Mildred Gaddis  of AM 1200 WCHB and over 125 Detroiters left no stone unturned  in their […]

GREELEY, Colo. — A member of the Greeley-Evans School District 6 Board of Education is broadcasting an attack on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on his radio station. Brett Reese reads a listener’s letter on 104.7 FM Pirate radio that calls the slain civil rights leader a sexual degenerate, a communist and modern-day plastic […]