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Rev. Bernice King Recalls Father's Speech

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — The Rev. Bernice King opened the celebration of her father's famous "I Have a Dream" speech Wednesday with an interfaith service in...

Sam Stein

WATCH: People Who Marched On Washington 50 Years Ago Reflect On MLK's Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tens of thousands of people gathered on the National Mall this past Saturday for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Joi...

'I Have A Dream' Speech Anniversary To Be Marked By Marches, Events

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Marches, speeches and global bell-ringing are set to mark the 50th anniversary this mont...

Here's A Powerful Example Of MLK Jr.'s Amazing Way With Words That's Rarely Seen

Upworthy | Brandon Weber | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics
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One week before he died, Martin Luther King Jr. met with striking sanitation workers in Memphis. ...

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...

Letter From Birmingham Jail

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail."

Nation To Honor MLK Jr. As Obama Is Inaugurated

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA — Commemorative events for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. slid seamlessly into celebrations of the swearing-in Monday of the nation's f...

MLK Jr. In 1961 On 'Right To Work': 'We Demand This Fraud Be Stopped'

Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

What would Martin Luther King Jr. tell Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder about the so-called "right to work" bill his party is rushing into law? He...

MLK's 'I Have a Dream' Speech: 49 Years Ago Today

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

As we approach next's year's 50th Anniversary of Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech, whether you oppose or support President Obama, we should finally elevate his white heritage from his mother and grandmother to co-equal status with his African father.

Unions Frame Collective Bargaining As Civil Rights Issue

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Labor unions at the heart of a burning national disagreement over the cost of public employees want to frame the debate as a civil ...

MLK Jr. "I Have A Dream" Speech (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, honoring one the greatest civil rights leaders of all time. Celebrated this year on January 17, 2011, the hol...

Over Two-Thirds Of African-Americans Say King's Dream Fulfilled: Poll

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than two-thirds of African-Americans believe Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision for race relations has been fulfilled, a CNN poll found -- a figure ...

Talking In Memphis (And Indiana): NBC'S Williams Speaks To All Three Candidates About Race And The Legacy Of MLK

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC Nightly News was live tonight from Memphis, Tennessee, starting off with anchor Brian Williams standing before the Lorraine Motel where Martin Lut...