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When Money And History Collide: The Ongoing Feud Over Civil Rights Legacies

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 02.16.2014 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter recently walked up to the pulpit of the Atlanta church where her father preached and, in a painf...

MLK's Kids' Money Fight -- So What Else Is New?

William H. Turner | Posted 04.13.2014 | Black Voices
William H. Turner

When I first read about the dispute, I rolled my eyes back and sighed despondently, as though I had heard about the loss of something or someone that was near and dear to me.

Mandela's Road to Reconciliation: The Next Stop on the Journey

Rabbi Marc Schneier | Posted 02.11.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Marc Schneier

In 2003, I traveled to South Africa with my dear friend, Martin Luther King III, at the invitation of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies, where we spoke at their centenary celebration on the state of black-Jewish relations in the United States.

King's Children In New Court Battle Over Legacy

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 11.04.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA — As the nation and world celebrated the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, his two sons and daughter ...

Talk Radio: Slow Down the Race

John K. Herr | Posted 10.28.2013 | Media
John K. Herr

Please, my fellow conservatives, take the high ground. Be aware that people who don't agree with you are listening, too. Don't just punish. Persuade. And remember that Dr. King believed in the American Dream, too.

Michelangelo Signorile

MLK's Son Discusses His Father's Gay Rights Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 08.22.2013 | Gay Voices

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, where Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic “I Have a Dream” sp...

Our Twisted Politics of Grief

Norman Solomon | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The "war on terror" was built on two tiers of grief. Momentous and meaningless. Ours and theirs. The domestic politics of grief settled in for a very long haul, while perpetual war required the leaders of both major parties to keep affirming and reinforcing the two tiers of grief.

WATCH: MLK III: 'The Nation Has Fallen Short'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.21.2013 | Black Voices

As the nation remembers the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. today, the civil rights leader's eldest living child told HuffPost Live that "the nation ...

George Clooney, Congressmen To Protest At Sudan Embassy

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — George Clooney and his father were arrested Friday during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy, and the actor said he has asked P...

MLK's Eldest Son Steps Down As Head Of King Center

AP | By ERRIN HAINES | Posted 01.17.2012 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- The eldest son of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is resigning as president of the Atlanta center that honors his father's civil rights leg...

A Look Back: MLK's Family Celebrates First Christmas Without Him

cbsnews.com | Posted 12.20.2011 | Black Voices

With the dismal reports on unemployment and poverty levels, this holiday season is sure to be a tough one for many families. But no struggle compares ...

Bounce TV Launches In Philly

AP | By JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 12.01.2011 | Black Voices

PHILADELPHIA -- The nation's first free broadcast network targeting African-American audiences arrived in the nation's fourth-largest media market on ...

'Jobs For Justice' Rally Brings Thousands To National Mall

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 12.15.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON — Thousands of people led by the Rev. Al Sharpton rallied Saturday near the Washington Monument, where speakers called for easier job...

Trymaine Lee

Martin Luther King Family And Friends Remember Landmark Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 10.28.2011 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Martin Luther King III stood in the sun-splashed lobby of the Willard Intercontinental Hotel late last week, looking like a heavier, bal...

New Network Aimed At Black Audience Announced

AP | ERRIN HAINES | Posted 06.06.2011 | Media

ATLANTA — The country's first broadcast network aimed at African-American audiences is set to debut this fall with free movies, sports and docum...

Martin Luther King III Speaks Out on NYC Living Wage Campaign

Amy Traub | Posted 06.04.2011 | New York
Amy Traub

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed 43 years ago today. The assassination occurred as he was supporting a strike of municipal sanitation workers, st...

Does Martin Luther King III Want To Buy The Mets?

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Martin Luther King Jr.'s oldest son says any discussion of his potential interest in becoming a minority owner of the New York Mets i...

Martin Luther King III: Beck's Rally Doesn't Honor My Father's Ideals

Washington Post | Martin Luther King III | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

My father championed free speech. He would be the first to say that those participating in Beck's rally have the right to express their views. But his...

Martin Luther King III DNC Speech: Text

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Martin Luther King III spoke at the Democratic Convention. His remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below. --- While waiting to come to the podium...

Clinton Caught Dozing Off During Martin Luther King Presentation

NY Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Clinton showed yesterday why he made it into the book "The Art of Napping." During an appearance at the Convent Avenue Baptist Church in Harlem,...