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.


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.

Celebrities attended a day-long celebration presented by Paramount Pictures, to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Selma, AL, the day before MLK Day. John Legend,…

Celebrations of the life and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are scheduled today across the tri-state. Churches, museums, and community groups have events scheduled throughout the day to promote service and education. This includes a march this morning at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. It is also a day off for all […]

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,…

  I will keep this short and sweet (well, at least I try).  Take a serious look at the picture above.  What goes through your mind?  I bet I can guess.  Are you thinking “What in the hell is wrong with people these days?” or “That is so disrespectful” or “Things are getting worse and […]

Wow, really how low can you go? Dr. Bernice King had to witness her idolized father Dr. Martin Luther King face superimposed on a teen club’s party flier holding up gang signs while promoting the event “Freedom to Twerk.”. Dr. King stated “I feel like we have failed to reach these [groups]. This imagery thing […]