Oprah Winfrey says Martin Luther King Jr. forced the nation “to wake up, look at itself and eventually change.” She says the civil rights leader’s lessons inspire people all over the world.
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Rep. John Lewis, a congressman from Georgia and an icon of the American Civil Rights movement, sat down with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday for a wide-ranging interview.
By theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) “Mad Men,” the critically acclaimed AMC drama series about advertising executives in the 1960s, recreated an incredibly historic moment in the civil rights… More
President Barack Obama can expect some sweet serenades at his inauguration ceremony, with hit-makers Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor scheduled to perform.
President Barack Obama is putting a symbolic twist on a time-honored tradition, taking the oath of office for his second term with his hand placed not on a single Bible but on two — one owned by Martin Luther King Jr. and one by Abraham Lincoln.
BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – Glenn Beck, the man behind Saturday’s rally at the site of Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech, has built an… More