Holidays to commemorate the Confederacy and constant misquoting are evidence of efforts to sanitize Dr. King’s true legacy
King’s knowledge of Africa evolved slowly and was initially peppered with the usual beliefs of African backwardness.
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.: 5 Things I’ve Learned Curating the MLK Collection at Morehouse College
For the past 11 years, civil rights historian Vicki Crawford has worked as the director of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection
Neighborhoods With MLK Streets Are Poorer Than National Average and Highly Segregated, Study Reveals
Poverty rates are almost double the national average in areas surrounding streets named after Martin Luther King Jr., according to our recent study, and educational attainment is much lower.
More than five decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., many carry on his legacy through the struggle for racially integrated schools.
On Apr. 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, while assisting striking sanitation workers.
If Martin Luther King Jr. still lived, he’d probably tell people to join unions.
More than 50 years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the United States remains divided by issues of race and racism, economic inequality as well as unequal access to justice.
The name Martin Luther King Jr. is iconic in the United States. President Barack Obama mentioned King in both his Democratic National Convention nomination acceptance and victory speeches in 2008