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Judge Rules On Family Dispute Over Martin Luther King Jr.'s Bible

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.13.2016 | Religion

The Bible that Martin Luther King Jr. carried during the civil rights movement in the 1960s belongs to his estate which voted in 2014 to sell the heir...

One Suit Dropped, One Still Pending Between MLK's Children

Reuters | David Beasley | Posted 01.23.2015 | Black Voices

ATLANTA, Jan 23 (Reuters) - One of two lawsuits involving the children of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. has been dropped, possib...

These Rarely Seen Family Photos Of MLK Will Warm Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 02.10.2015 | Black Voices

We all know Martin Luther King, Jr. to be among the world's greatest educators, freedom fighters, orators, leaders and truth seekers -- but his four c...

Ferguson

Martin Marty | Posted 11.01.2014 | Religion
Martin Marty

Nationally, church leaders wrote eloquently about the need for local churches of all sorts to step up to the awesome challenges of racial prejudice, and to note that 86.3% of local churches in America failed to have at least 20% "diversity" in their membership.

"My Dad's Legacy Is On The Line"

Religion News Service | ELISA CROUCH | Posted 08.27.2014 | Religion

BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. (RNS) The youngest child of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. leaned toward the 30 students facing her inside the library a...

MLK's Daughter Blasts Brothers At Press Conference

The Grio | Posted 02.07.2014 | Black Voices

ATLANTA – Flanked by family and supporters, the Rev. Bernice King, the youngest daughter of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Thursday m...

King's Legacy of Peace for Our World

Bernice A. King | Posted 03.22.2014 | Black Voices
Bernice A. King

On the national holiday today, The King Center is calling for a moratorium on violence. Specifically, we are asking that there be no shots fired -- no shooting off at the mouth with our tongue, no shooting off physically with our fists and no shooting off of any type of gun!

Why Do Liberals Love Billy Graham?

Steve Posner | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
Steve Posner

Many folks assume that Billy Graham is a right-wing ideologue because he shares many of the most literal interpretations of the Bible espoused by Christian fundamentalists. But as an evangelical, his beliefs are more nuanced.

Coretta's Big Dream: Coretta Scott King on Gay Rights

Michael G. Long | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael G. Long

If Bernice King, now head of the King Center in Atlanta, wants to advance her father's dream, she can do no better than to follow the courageous example set by her mother, Coretta Scott King, a longtime advocate for LGBT rights.

Would King Have Evolved on Gay Rights?

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 07.30.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Recently, and not surprisingly, the emotional battle over LGBT rights has focused on America's moral giant Martin Luther King, Jr. and the question: "What Would Martin Do?"

Black Civil Rights Groups Are On The Wrong Side Of LGBT Issues

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Irene Monroe

Key African-American organizations and institutions of the Movement have lost the moral high ground that was once so easily associated with them.

The Eddie Long Scandal: Betraying The Memory Of MLK

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David A. Love

Bishop Long and his supporters would maintain that his reputation is being dragged through the mud. But his reputation was already muddied via his homophobia and corrupt bling theology.

I Dream: Lowery & Young Join King Family at World Premiere of New MLK opera

Cedric Perrier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cedric Perrier

The illustrious audience received I Dream in the spirit in which it was presented: as a fresh twist on an old story.

Will Rev. Bernice King's Bully Pulpit at SCLC Bash Gays?

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irene Monroe

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference's religious rhetoric against LGBTQ citizens chokes progress, hinders equality, and allows religion-based bigotry to flourish.