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Read 'Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year' by Tavis Smiley

Democracy Now! | Posted 09.11.2014 | Black Voices

Watch Tavis Smiley on Democracy Now! Thursday, and read the introduction and first chapter of his new book, Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Mar...

Reflecting on MLK Jr.'s Assassination and Current Events: Have We Learned Anything?

Ed Schultz | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
Ed Schultz

43 years ago, King gave his life fighting for the rights of 1,300 striking sanitation workers. It's a tragedy that 43 years later, our workers are still fighting for basic rights.

Reflections Along the Moral Highway From Memphis to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C.

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

On the 43rd anniversary of his assassination, Dr. King's unwavering commitment to the nonviolence pursuit of justice may be the most important 21st-century moral challenge he has bequeathed to our nation.