Martin Luther King jr.

Throughout his life, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., turned to prayer for his own spiritual fulfillment while also delivering prayers to the public as a way to inspire and reaffirm a quest for peace and social justice. “Thou, Dear God” is the first and only collection of prayers by Dr. King.

Rep. Allen West said that Martin Luther King Jr. would not have supported the movement in a interview Tuesday with conservative media outlet Newsmax,. Rep. West rejected President Obama’s and Bernice King’s comparisons of the Occupy Wall Street movement to Martin Luther King Jr’s vision. “Martin Luther King Jr. would not have backed these types […]

via CNN The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial is set to be officially dedicated on Sunday, with lingering controversy still surrounding both the statue and a quote from King. The monument to the slain civil rights leader was due to have been unveiled on August 28, the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington […]

via CNN Celebrated poet and author Maya Angelou continued her criticism of the inscription etched on the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, saying an edit of the civil rights leader’s statement makes him appear arrogant. In a statement issued earlier this week, the memorial’s executive architect Ed Jackson stood by the wording and said […]

via CNN Roland S. Martin is a syndicated columnist and author of “The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House.” He is a commentator for TV One cable network and host/managing editor of its Sunday morning news show, “Washington Watch with Roland Martin.” It’s only fitting that during the week we were to […]

Roland Martin talks with Harry Johnson about the progress of the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial in Washington D.C. The MLK Memorial is scheduled to open August 28th, 2011. For more information visit http://www.dedicatethedream.org. TJMS: MLK Memorial Set To Open In August With 4 Days Of Events by Roland S Martin on Mixcloud

Today marks the 43rd year since we lost Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  In remembrance of him, we will share Martin Luther King Jr.’s Top 5 Speeches. Martin Luther King might be the greatest orator in American history. His words and speeches changed the tide of American history. Not only did he give speeches on […]

From Clutch Mag A Facebook page created for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center was recently vandalized with some unfaithful photos. The page displays photos of Dr. King from the center, based in Atlanta, and also disturbing racial imagery, including a photo that uses the N-word and several pictures that display fried chicken. The King […]

Ambassador Andrew Young joins Roland Martin on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to talk about his good friend, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., celebrating the 25th anniversary of the national MLK holiday and his fight for the poor. LISTEN:

Washington D.C.– Ahead of celebrations of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, some local officials got an up close and personal tour of the memorial being built in his honor.

“I’ve decided to stick with love; hate’s too heavy a burden to bear” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I was reminded of Martin Luther Kings’s spiritual influence by Ghandhi in Elev8’s recent post 4 Things You May Not Know about Martin Luther King Jr. Gandhi received the spiritual principles of non-violence from his Indian […]

Atlanta– Secretary of State Brian Kemp is moving the portrait of civil rights icon the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to make space for the new portrait of outgoing Gov. Sonny Perdue.