MLK Day

Rapper, Lil Wayne took to Twitter yesterday to pay his respect to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr on the King holiday. “Because he had a dream I am able to live out my dreams. I am forever mindful. Forever grateful. Because he had a dream I’ll never stop dreaming and dreams are forever. […]

A restaurant owner posted a demeaning Facebook message on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, playing into the racially charged stereotype of African Americans liking fried chicken and waffles with watermelon. The move sparked complaints about "outright" racism.

Shots rang out around 3:40 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park in Miami, where thousands were gathered to celebrate the Civil Rights icon's legacy.

During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.

Nearly 100 sandwich bags in Mobile, Alabama were stuffed with recruitment flyers for a North Carolina based chapter of the KKK.

It’s been 52 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (pictured) stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., before nearly 250,000…

The North Miami Beach Police Department has come under fire after it was recently discovered that police officials were using mugshot images of African Americans…

KING HOLIDAY!!!  SING, SING CELEBRATE!!!! A little over 30 years ago, back in 1983  Martin Luther King Jr. Day became an official federal holiday.  MLK Day is celebrated on third Monday of January each year, which is around the time of King’s birthday, January 15.  The support around the observance of the MLK holiday was very huge in the urban community […]

Today many businesses and schools across the country are closed in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.   Many people have posted pictures of Dr. King  on their social network sites (ie; Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) to show their support for the holiday and their respect for Dr. King.   No harm in that, […]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s (pictured) daughter, Dr. Bernice King, is calling for this year’s King Holiday to be violence-free, honoring the civil rights leader…

Even though the birthday of iconic civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who would have been 85 years old, is on January 15th,…