iOS app Android app

Martin Luther King I Have a Dream

MLK Day: Changed Attitudes, Mindsets and Practices for the Greater Good of Everyone

Gary Pieters | Posted 03.20.2015 | Black Voices
Gary Pieters

King believed that "intelligence plus character ... is the goal of true education." In this respect, King in both word and deed demonstrated many of the character attributes that are essential to building and sustaining great communities.

Read Obama's Full Speech At March On Washington Anniversary

Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday at the Lincoln Memorial to honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s h...

Obama Commemorates King's Dream At March On Washington Anniversary

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA and NANCY BENAC | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Standing on hallowed ground of the civil rights movement, President Barack Obama challenged new generations Wednesday to seize the ...

Oprah: King Forced U.S. To Wake Up, Change

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Oprah Winfrey says Martin Luther King Jr. forced the nation "to wake up, look at itself and eventually change." She says the civil right...

MLK's 'Dream' Unfinished

Agence France Presse | Jeremy Tordjman | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices

Fifty years after the "dream" of racial equality invoked by Martin Luther King at the March on Washington, the reality is that African-Americans still...

Winfrey To Join March On Washington Events

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 10.26.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Oprah Winfrey, Jamie Foxx and Forest Whitaker are among the celebrities joining three presidents this week to mark the 50th anniversary ...

WATCH: Thousands March On 50th Anniversary Of 'I Have A Dream' Speech

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 10.23.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, commemorating the 50t...

50 Years After MLK, Marchers Gather Again In DC

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 10.22.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — Next week, the nation's first black president, a living symbol of the racial progress Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed about, will st...

WATCH: Historic 'Meet The Press' Interview To Air

Posted 08.22.2013 | Black Voices

As the 50th anniversary of the March On Washington quickly approaches, the entire country is preparing to commemorate the historic day. On Sunday, ...

Actual Bells Will 'Let Freedom Ring' For MLK On 50th Anniversary Of 'I Have A Dream'

USA Today | Larry Copeland | Posted 08.07.2013 | Religion

ATLANTA (RNS) The King Center is urging communities around the world to participate in a bell-ringing ceremony next month to help commemorate the 50th...

Jesse Jackson And Thousands Walk For MLK, 50 Years Later

AP | Posted 06.22.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Thousands participated in a Detroit march commemorating the 50th anniversary of one that Martin Luther King Jr. led in 1963. The walk down...

I Have A Dream Speech (TEXT)

Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated today, Jan. 16, 2011, on what would have been the civil rights leader's 83rd birthday. It's a great day ...