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Celebrate 35 Years of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Day With Song By ’80s Music Legends

Groove to the soulful sounds of "King Holiday" for our hero of civil rights.

Dr. King’s Childhood Home Sold For $1.9 Million To The National Park Service

The two-story Atlanta home that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr spent his formidable years has been sold. According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, the yellow and brown…

Houston Man Who Organized America’s First MLK Parade Passes Away

Ovide Duncantell was described by friends and loved ones as a man who possessed an unwavering conviction in his beliefs, and as a member of the Civil Rights movements…

Here’s What Martin Luther King Jr. Really Thought About Advertising Amid Dodge Using His Voice In Super Bowl Ad

Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches have influenced and inspired many, but no one would’ve expected to hear the icon’s words used in a Super Bowl commercial. It’s exactly…

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Nephew Doesn’t Think Donald Trump Is Racist

Since his plunge into politics, many “successful” African-Americans have openly excused Donald Trump’s antics. Everyone from university presidents to former athletes…

‘Oprah’s Masters Class’ Set To Return On MLK Day With Congressman John Lewis

After gracing the Golden Globes with a speech so riveting it sparked presidential rumors, Oprah proved once again to be everyone’s favorite rich aunty as she announced…

Florida Prisoners Reportedly Use The Internet To Plan Strike

Frequently, stories of inmates gaining cell phones and internet access have hit social media making for hilarious memes. However, in Florida, a group of prisoners used…

The Apollo Theater Brings Back Its MLK Day Celebration

As part of The Apollo’s Uptown Hall series, the legendary Apollo Theater partnered with WNYC for their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Slated for Jan…

Capturing History: 10 Photos From The Funeral Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The funeral of Dr. Martin Luther King is a moment in history immortalized in photos. Political figures, activists, foreign dignitaries, and more joined friends and…