Nobel Peace Prize

GETTY IMAGES: Martin Luther King Jr.’s heirs have agreed to end their legal fight over who owns the slain civil rights leader’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal, according to a court document filed on Monday, but did not disclose if the item will be sold. A trial to settle the years-long dispute over the medal […]

Nobel Peace Prize winnerArchbishop Desmond Tutu has been hospitalized again, this time for an “inflammation,” his daughter said. The 83-year-old, who has wrestled with health…

“I accept this award on behalf of a civil rights movement which is moving with determination and a majestic scorn for risk and danger to…

  Calling the latest battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s possessions a “spiritually violent” moment in her family’s history, the civil rights icon’s…

  The ultimate fate of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s personal Bible and his Noble Peace Prize is still up in the air. But Fulton…

On January 20, as we observed my father’s 85th birthday and The King Holiday, my brothers, Dexter Scott King and Martin Luther King, III, notified me that they want…

  About 100,000 people were expected at the 27th annual MLK March on Monday in San Antonio. The event honors the winner of the1964 Nobel…

The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded today to three women from African and Arab countries, for their roles as activists. In total, there have been 16 Black Nobel Prize winners; 12 of them being Peace prize recipients.  Martin Luther King Jr., Barack Obama, and Nelson Mandela are all among the list of prestigious recipients. […]

The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded today to three women from African and Arab countries for their roles as activists. These women, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf — Africa’s first elected female president — her compatriot, peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman of Yemen, a pro-democracy campaigner have all helped spread the message […]

NAIROBI, Kenya– Wangari Maathai, the first African woman recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, died after a long struggle with cancer, the environmental organization she founded said Monday. She was 71. Obama Donates Nobel Peace Prize Money To Charities The Day Obama Won The Nobel Peace Prize Compared To Today Kenya’s most recognizable woman, Maathai […]