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Bernice King Thinks The Weatherman Who Said ‘Martin Luther Coon’ Shouldn’t Have Been Fired

Weathermen Jeremy Kappell made headlines this week after referring to a park in downtown Rochester, N.Y. named after Dr. Martin Luther King as “Martin Luther Coon.&#8221…

Revisit The Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With A Poem By 12-Year-Old Kanye West

A little distraction from the SWISH wait, Kim Kardashian West threw it back to a “baby” Ye’—not North or Saint– but a middle school poet that would eventually become her…

‘The Wire’ Creator David Simon To Work On Martin Luther King Miniseries For HBO

David Simon hopes to bring his gritty and realistic flavor to HBO’s planned Martin Luther King miniseries, as the writer-director confirmed that he’ll be involved deeply…

Paramount Acquires MLK Biopic ‘Selma’ With Rewrites From Ava DuVernay

Paramount Pictures is rounding the final bout of negotiations to acquire domestic distribution rights for Selma, a feature drama about Martin Luther King’s 1965 voting…

8 Celebrity Contenders for MLK Biopic

In 1985, actor Robert Guillaume first played Dr. Martin Luther King,  Jr.  in the movie, Prince Jack. Now with a MLK biopic in the works, there is room for a new actor…

The Women Who Marched on Washington

Photo Credit: bet.com Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the legendary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have A Dream Speech,” given during the March on Washington. As we…

Barack Obama And 10 Other Awesome (And Hilarious) Commencement Speeches

President Obama delivered a powerful commencement address at Morehouse this weekend urging students to “be sensitive to the wrongs, the sufferings, and the injustices of…

5 Influential Figures Keeping Martin Luther King Jr’s Dream Alive

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. … Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and…

Martin Luther King: Who Best Sampled The “I Have A Dream” Speech?

In honor of MLK Day on Monday, Jan 21, we have rounded up a list of tracks inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic words and wondered – who best sampled the dream