In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, here are three slideshows that show historical images from his appearances throughout the 1950s and 1960s, his famous speeches and significant… More
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Lebanese poet and writer Kahlil Gibran said, “History does not repeat itself except in the minds of those who do not know history.”
There’s something about Lupita! As the saying goes, when you’re hot, you’re hot. And Lupita Nyong’o is definitely hot.
Had he lived, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have celebrated his 85th birthday on January 15. Thanks to the effort of his late wife Coretta Scott King, family members, friends and countless others, today marks the 18th anniversary of the observation of his birth as a federal holiday.
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.
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