Martin Luther King Jr.

Declassified Files Reveal That Aretha Franklin Was Monitored By FBI

A 270-page document on Aretha Franklin shows that the FBI extensively tracked the 18-time Grammy Award winner throughout her career.… Read More

September 9, 2022

Dodge’s Super Bowl Ad Receives Backlash For Using Martin Luther King Speech

Last night during the Super Bowl a commercial from Ram Trucks aired that included a speech from Martin Luther King,… Read More

February 5, 2018

Without Stevie Wonder, Martin Luther King Day Might Not Exist

Today (Monday) marks another Martin Luther King Jr. Day. However, the American federal holiday celebrating the iconic civil rights activist… Read More

January 15, 2018

Watch Martin Luther King Predict Election Of A Black President In Rare Interview

A recently unearthed clip finds Martin Luther King Jr. speaking on the possibility of a black person becoming president of… Read More

January 15, 2018

‘Mr. President Are You A Racist?’: Watch Reporter Confront Trump About ‘Shithole Countries’ Comment Donald Trump signed a proclamation honoring Martin Luther King Jr.'s life Friday afternoon, only a day after reportedly referring… Read More

January 12, 2018

MLK’s Youngest Son Says People Should Give Trump ‘The Benefit Of The Doubt’

Martin Luther King Jr.'s youngest son, Dexter King, offered his thoughts on Donald Trump terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals… Read More

September 7, 2017

Atlanta Unveils Martin Luther King Jr. Statue

The statue honoring the civil rights leader and icon has been in the making for over three years. In a… Read More

August 28, 2017

Draft Of Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Birmingham Letter’ Going To Auction

A draft of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail" will be auctioned off this week with an estimated… Read More

March 29, 2017

Historic Martin Luther King Home To Become A National Landmark

A vacant house in Camden, New Jersey, that once belonged to iconic civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., has… Read More

October 17, 2016

New African American Museum Will Not Feature Major Martin Luther King Jr. Artifacts

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is opening on September 24, but it'll missing some major artifacts… Read More

September 12, 2016

DJ Rahdu Honors The Life & Legacy of MLK w/ ‘Mental Evolution Three’ Mix

DJ Rahdu commemorates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the Mental Evolution Three mix featuring… Read More

January 18, 2016

12 Year-Old Kanye West Pays Tribute To MLK In Throwback Vid

Kim Kardashian hit Twitter late yesterday to share footage of a young Kanye West reciting a poem about Dr. Martin… Read More

January 21, 2015

Saul Williams Reclaims MLK Day w/ Essay + “All Coltrane Solos At Once” feat. Haleek Maul

Saul Williams teams with Haleek Maul on the new song "All Coltrane Solos At Once" - an exploration of the… Read More

January 19, 2015

Pass The Popcorn : Watch The Chilling Trailer For The Martin Luther King Jr. Biopic ‘Selma’

Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic march on Selma, Alabama is finally getting a cinematic treatment, as David Oyelowo will star… Read More

November 7, 2014

Devine Carama Makes It Plain In “Martin Didn’t Die For This” [Official Video]

Devine Carama challenges the lack of dedication to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream in the official video for "Martin… Read More

January 20, 2014

Pass the Popcorn: Lee Daniels & Hugh Jackman to Create MLK Assassination Film

Lee Daniels (award-winning director of Precious) and Hugh Jackman have combined forces and are apparently hard at work with film Orders to Kill, an… Read More

August 2, 2012