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Georgia MLK Monument: Family Wants Input

Georgia MLK Monument: Family Wants Input

By Toni Matthews-El March 8, 2014

A bi-partisan bill is pending before the Georgia Legislature, one that could result in the erection of a Martin Luther King Jr. monument in the state capitol. Though Gov. Nathan Deal has said he would be glad to work with …

Demetrius Newton, Civil Rights Lawyer, Dies at 85 Demetrius Newton, Civil Rights Lawyer, Dies at 85

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech” and thus has been a year marked with remembrance of the civil rights movement and assessment of where we stand today. While the United …

Is America living up to the dream? Is America living up to the dream?

The nation’s first black president spoke today in honor of the man who started it all, Martin Luther King. Barak Obama lead the massive crowd and several civil rights leaders that gathered in the rain by the reflecting pool in …

'I Have a Dream' Speech Gets Google Doodle 'I Have a Dream' Speech Gets Google Doodle

It was on this day in 1963 that Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, calling for an end to racism. That makes today the 50th anniversary. Google is celebrating the occasion with a doodle …

MLK Jr. Death Anniversary Remembered MLK Jr. Death Anniversary Remembered

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated 45 years ago today at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee. The civil rights leader was in the southern city to support an ongoing strike by the city’s sanitation workers. King was only 39 …

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrated with Google Doodle Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrated with Google Doodle
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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr., American activist, pastor, and influential leader of the civil rights movement, King is one of the most-celebrated public figures in American history. Starting out as a Baptist minister, King threw himself onto …

Martin Luther King Jr. Digital Archive Goes Live Martin Luther King Jr. Digital Archive Goes Live

A massive collection of documents associated with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has gone live today, a fitting tribute on the great leader’s national holiday. The King Center Imaging Project, a collaboration of The King Center and JPMorgan Chase started …

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Honored With Google Doodle Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Honored With Google Doodle
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As you may know, today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and Google is celebrating with a doodle. The doodle was created by artist Faith Ringgold. Here’s the bio she uses on her site: Faith Ringgold, began her artistic career …

Twitter Responds To MLK Day Twitter Responds To MLK Day
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January 15 is the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Since 1986, the third Monday in January each year has been set aside in the United States as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The idea of the holiday …

Google Marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day With Community Service

Google said today that many of its employees will be marking the 25th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, January 25th by participating in service projects.

The Google Blog offers more details. “We’re also joining the Corporation for National & Community Service, a Google Grants recipient, to spread the word about volunteering opportunities around the country.”