Martin Luther King

Despite the fact that it is one of the most popular and historic speeches of all time, Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream Speech” can’t be found in entirety on YouTube due to copyright laws. The Martin Luther King Estate and record label EMI own the rights to the speech and have banned it […]

After opening with Wednesday evening’s Honoring Global Leaders For Peace International Salute Gala, the Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. continued its day celebration of Dr. King’s legacy with the Honoring Past, Present, Future Pioneers Civil Rights Pioneers Luncheon, the Partners in Dream Public Expo ribbon cutting and The Message […]

When Obama was running for President, the comparisons to Martin Luther King helped him gain the support need to win the nomination and later the Presidency. Both are powerful speakers and family men, both are patriots and Christians and both overcame racial boundaries. Still many who made those comparisons may want to see Obama be […]

Rain or shine, thousands will be converging on Washington, D.C., our nation’s capital, for festivities and marches marking the dedication of the first memorial on our National Mall to an African-American: Martin Luther King, Jr. Click or print the map below for details! http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=212860322494403161006.0004ab5438f0a76e077db&ie=UTF8&vpsrc=6&ll=38.907732,-77.0327&spn=0.046753,0.104713&z=13&output=embed View NewsOne’s Guide To DC For MLK Memorial Dedication in a […]

Radio One is excited to share the dream. A memorial celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be erected on the National Mall on August 28th. President Barack Obama will give an address at the Aug. 28 Memorial Dedication. Below are a full listing of public events: Wednesday, August 24 Honoring Global […]

A majority of Americans say Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of racial equality has been realized in the USA, although a significant divide between Black and white people’s perceptions of equality and race relations still exists, a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll suggests. The Poll found that most Americans– 90% of whites and 85% of […]

Atlanta — Bernice King called into one of our radio sites, Praise 102.5, and spoke with Rhodell Lewis today on what is the 43rd death anniversary of her father, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saying that today is a sad day for her on a lot of fronts, she talked about all of the problems […]

A panel assembled by The Grio has ranked the 25 most influential African American leaders of all time. Here are the top ten: 1. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2. Barack Obama 3. W.E.B. Du Bois 4. Thurgood Marshall 5. Malcolm X 6. Frederick Douglass 7. Harriet Tubman 8. Rosa Parks 9. Ida B. Wells-Barnett 10. […]

April 3, 1968: This is the last speech from Martin Luther King, the day before he was assasinated in Memphis, Tennessee.

Relive King’s historic “I Have A Dream” speech filmed on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.