Selma directors comment on race contradicts Martin Luther.
Listen to the words from the director of ���Selma��� and tell me they dont go against the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.s famous dictum from the ���I Have a Dream��� speech? Isnt saying you shouldnt be colorblind kinda going��.
In a One-Man Show, the Essence of Dr. King
“The Man in Room 306” challenges the audience to confront viscerally one of the most tragic moments in our country’s history: the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Do Black People Have Equal Gun Rights?
Why African-Americans and the National Rifle Association should be allies.. Op-Ed article by Charles C W Cooke, staff writer at National Review, examines history of guns in African-American culture; argues that firearms have been indispensable to black liberation, and that blacks should be proud of their place in the battle for Second Amendment rights; holds that while many black Americans have a mixed relationship with the right to bear arms, they are actually natural allies of the National Rifle Assn.
MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr. Day: a day of service, a day of protest
On what traditionally has been considered a day of service ��� or, for many, just a day off work ��� Martin Luther King Jr. Day is, for many, a day of protest. Marches, sit-ins and other forms of direct-action were staged in more than a dozen cities, and.
King Archives Will Be Sold at Auction
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.s papers will be auctioned after years of efforts to sell them to a library or university.
Depiction of Lyndon B. Johnson in ‘Selma’ Raises Hackles
Was Lyndon B. Johnson a civil rights mastermind, or a reluctant follower pulled along by activists led by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?
Official Google Blog: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This Monday, January 19, were celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and marking the national MLK Day of Service. Its a holiday thats especially meaningful this year: 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the��.
In King’s Footsteps, Others Try to Dream
There is something so intimate about the connection of Auburn Avenue with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his movement that I feel grateful that its vantage point survives.
How to Talk to Your Kids About MARTIN LUTHER KING Any Day of the Year
Apart from watching the film Selma���which as Tina Fey joked ���is about the American civil rights movement that totally worked and now everythings fine������what are some concrete ways to talk with kids about King and his legacy, not just on Martin Luther.
Georgia: Goldman Sachs Endows King Chair
Goldman Sachs Group donated $2 million to endow a chair at Morehouse College in Atlanta that will oversee the collected writings of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The chair will supervise the compilation of 10,000 pieces of Dr. King’s writings and manuscripts, Goldman Sachs said. Dr. King was a 1948 graduate of the all-male, historically black college. A group of civic leaders, businesses and philanthropists based in Atlanta bought the collection, which includes a draft of Dr. King’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech, last year after it was to be auctioned by Sotheby’s for more than $30 million.
Americans Mark MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr. Day With Service Projects and Calls for.
US-POLITICS-OBAMA-MLK President Barack Obama sits alongside children as he participates in a literacy project at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Washington, DC, Jan. 19, 2015.
A Villain in Selma, but Not in Real Life
The film Selma erroneously casts President Lyndon B. Johnson as a reluctant supporter of civil rights.
The Seahawks Martin Luther King Day Super Bowl Tweet.
The Seattle Seahawks tweeted and swiftly deleted this ���We Shall Overcome��� Super Bowl promo with a crying Russell Wilson for Martin Luther King Day. Someone thought it was a swell idea to liken the struggle of repeating as��.
Martin Luther King, Jr., In His Own Words
When he was assassinated in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King left behind a legacy of inspiring words in the many sermons and speeches he delivered during his push for civil rights. On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, marking what would have been Dr. King.
ANTLE: Was MARTIN LUTHER KING Really A Conservative.
Dinesh DSouza uncorked a Martin Luther King Day thought experiment. The conservative author wrote on Twitter that as ���MLK was targeted by J. Edgar Hoover, an unsavory character; I was targeted by the equally unsavory��.
What an Uncensored Letter to M.L.K. Reveals
Would the F.B.I.s smear campaign against Martin Luther King Jr. work today?. First column by Prof Beverly Gage holds anonymous letter sent by Federal Bureau of Investigation to Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr, which contained explicit allegations about Kings sex life, offers potent warning about danger of domestic surveillance; warns Kings experience is reminder that concerns about surveillance overreach on part of nations intelligence agencies are not idle fears.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: African-Americans, Jews come together to remember.
It was the synagogues eighth annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, held each January during a Friday evening Shabbat service. Evers-Williams has been a civil rights leader for decades. After her first husband, Medgar Evers, was murdered, she.
How to see Selma for free on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
(PIX11) ��� Students in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut can see ���Selma��� for free on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Oscar-nominated film chronicles the civil rights-era march led by King from Selma, Alabama, 54 miles��.
Watch SNLs Martin Luther King be disappointed by what.
Last nights episode of Saturday Night Live opened with a skit in which a millennial teen and the ghost of Martin Luther King, Jr. discussed the slain Civil Rights leaders legacy. The teen ��� played by Pete Davidson ��� tells��.
After Ferguson, When Will We Listen?
. The people of Ferguson are speaking. Will America listen?
Apple Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Its Home Page.
Apple today updated its website to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a full page memorial on the companys home page. The image on the site is accompanied by a message to honor the civil rights leader and his work��.
Archivist finds long-lost recording of Martin Luther King Jr.s.
A long-lost recording of a 50-year-old speech delivered at UCLA by the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. has been unearthed in a storage room in.
Not Just a Movie
The truth of the strategizing on civil rights between President Johnson and Dr. King was dramatic enough. Why twist it?
Found After Decades, a Forgotten Tape of King Thinking on His Feet
. In 1964, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech at the New School. No audio record of that has been found, but the school has recovered a tape of a Q. and A. session that followed.
Hundreds honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in events across Tri-State
According to some civic leaders, there is some question of what ���spreading Martin Luther Kings dream��� will look like for the next generation. Newsome said many young people have started renewing the commitment to peaceful protests. ���Civil disobedience .
Thousands celebrate legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at downtown parade
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Thousands of people gathered downtown on Monday to remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Day parade. At 10 a.m., MGM Resorts International presented the 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in .
The Ideas Behind the March
What Randolph, Rustin and King believed.. David Brooks Op-Ed column commemorates 1963 civil rights march on Washington, saying it was a paradigm of effective nonviolent coercion; maintains entire civil rights movement, defined by inner transformation and self-discipline, shames modern day efforts like the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street
Montevallos Dr. MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr. Day march: This is the picture of unity
Martin Luther King Jr. Day march in Montevallo More than 120 people participate in the 11th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March in Montevallo on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. The march started in downtown Montevallo and traveled along Main Street to .
What Does MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr.s Legacy Look Like To A 5-Year-Old?
I am part of the Dr. Martin Luther King era, she says, explaining how she grew up in the segregated South. I experienced the white-only water fountains, the colored section in the bus station. The lunch counters ��� I remember not being able to sit.
9 Sitting members of Congress who voted against Martin.
Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! To celebrate, lets honor the currently sitting politicians who voted against making this day a federal or state holiday! First, some background. Congressman John Conyers, (D-MI) first��.
The Price of Rebellion
Was my grandfather a hero for speaking out against Jim Crow racism? I’m not sure.. Op-Ed article by author Tess Taylor describes her grandfathers decision to speak out against Jim Crow racism, only to be punished in court for it; questions whether her grandfathers act was noble.
In Summer of ’62, Living King’s Challenge
The Rev. Ralph Lord Roy recalls the sweltering day in 1962, when, in a Georgia jail, his path crossed that of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
12 statements by MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr. you wont see.
As the country celebrates the holiday in his honor, you will likely see the same quotations from Martin Luther King Jr.s famous ���I Have a Dream��� speech shared again and again. To combat the scrubbed and sanitized version��.
Apple.com given over to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
As Americans pause to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Apple has dedicated its homepage to the memory of the slain civil rights leader, a rare practice that the company reserves for exceptional figures in��.
America, Who Are We?
We can shout and protest, but we must vote, too.. Charles Blow Op-Ed column challenges notion embraced by many young people that voting is pointless because politicians are corrupted by their office; argues that too many people have given the ultimate sacrifice to ensure ones right to vote, and the only guard against misuse of political power is unwavering vigilance.
8 Facts About Dr. MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr. That Will Surprise.
One could make the case that the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the most significant American of the 20th century. He is only the third American whose birthday is commemorated as a federal holiday, a distinction not��.
KKK celebrates MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr. holiday by distributing.
Flyers containing the famous mugshot of Martin Luther King Jr. were found littered in the Manchester neighborhood outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this morning, WPXI reports. A reporter from WPXI claims to have found��.
What, To the Black American, Is Martin Luther King Jr. Day?
Representing the point of view that I do ��� as a brown American from a lower-class background, with the good fortune today to walk the halls of one of Americas most elite institutions as a teacher of philosophy ��� Martin Luther King Jr. Day is taken.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: I hope nothing happens to me, King said
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was surrounded by heavy security when he arrived in Los Angeles on Feb. 24, 1965, to give a series of speeches pushing for voting rights legislation. It was a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement, coming three days.
In Alabama, West Point Cadets Explore Polluted Civil Rights
. West Point cadets and faculty learn how environmental problems in prosperous places sometimes end up shunted to communities still fighting for full civil rights.
Google commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. with Selma doodle
Which is why today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is a time of hopeful celebration. Google has traditionally offered a measured doodle as its contribution to the day. Today, it presents an image of King taking part in the Selma march across the Edmund.
How Dr. King Shaped My Work in Economics
. The March on Washington spurred Joseph E. Stiglitz, later a Nobel laureate, to study inequality as an economic phenomenon.
Utah Lawmakers Remain King-Holiday Holdouts
Monday’s holiday is uniquely observed in Utah, where legislators report to work that day every year to open their annual session.
Seven Stories for MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. Day | Longreads Blog
Below are seven stories about (or by) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., exploring different facets of his life and legacy.
Arizona Fraternity Party Stirs Concerns of Racism
Online images of students prompted anger and calls for disciplinary action at Arizona State University.. Arizona State University is investigating accusations that members of fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon gave a party to commemorate Martin Luther Kings Birthday at which nonblack students mocked blacks by donning loose basketball jerseys, flashing gang signs and drinking from hollowed-out watermelons.
Obama Celebrates Martin Luther King Day With Image Of.
President Obama honored the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with a Monday tweet that included a special someone standing next to the MLK statue in Washington, D.C. ��� himself.
America pays tribute to MARTIN LUTHER KING as events held across the nation
Events around America Monday honored Martin Luther King Jr., as the actor who portrayed the slain civil rights leader in Selma paid tribute at a commemorative service while students marched through New York City. Playing King was deeply emotional and .
Johnson To Martin L. King: Be Like Hitler | The Daily Caller
Exactly 50 years ago this week, on Jan 15, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson had a telephone conversation with Martin Luther King, Jr. The conversation was ostensibly going to be about Kings proposal that Johnson��.
From this Selma house, MARTIN LUTHER KING made civil rights history
Jawana Jackson scrunched her eyebrows, momentarily puzzled as she stared at a bedroom bureau. I really thought the pajamas were in one of these drawers, she said in the tone of an aunt concerned that her visiting nephew might go without proper .
Georgia: Fight Over King Legacy Is Closer to Trial
Lawyers for Bernice King, the daughter of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., squared off Tuesday against lawyers for Dr. King’s estate in an effort to resolve the disputed ownership of the slain civil rights leader’s Bible and Nobel Prize.. Bernice Kings lawyers square off against lawyers for estate of her father, Rev Dr Martin Luther King, as they try to resolve disputed ownership of Kings Bible and Noble Prize.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day carries on the dream
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., whose actual birthday was last week, is getting his big party Monday, and countless admirers are trying hard to keep his passion for nonviolence from going the way of the soon-to-be-derailed Freedom Train. Nonviolence.
US tributes, protests mark MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr. Day
RECLAIMING MARTIN LUTHER KING. About 400 protesters blocked traffic in New York City as they walked about 60 blocks from Harlem to near the United Nations, chanting Black lives matter! as Kings speeches blared from loudspeakers. This march is .