Martin Luther King jr.

Eight-time Grammy nominee Ledisi is adding another acting role to her resume! According to reports, the songstress is joining the cast of the upcoming Martin…

Today would have been Dorothy Irene Height  102nd Birthday and Google remembers (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010) American administrator, educator, and a civil rights and women’s rights activist  She also served as National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority from 1946 to 1957.[7] She remained active with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority throughout her life. 

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Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington when over 200,000 people heard Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message. Many are familiar with…

Elli Wright, 10, and her father Ned and his wife Nung look on as they wait for the march to begin. Elli inspired her parents to travel from West Virginia to march in support of Trayvon Martin’s family. August 24, 2013 (photo credit: Antonio Thompson)     If you thought only African Americans were the […]

With the continuing challenges of Black America in mind, despite our first African-American president, it’s a good time to come together. This year marks the…

On May 2, 1963 a large crowd of black teens came rushing through the doors of the 16th Street Baptist Church in protest of Bull…

Roland Martin talks with AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders about the 45th Anniversary of Martin Luther King‘s assassination. Dr. King was killed while standing with AFSCME…

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King Jr. was credited for this quote and it is used consistently even in 2013.…