Martin Luther King Jr

Latest stories

18m
AllAfrica.com
DPI/NGO - UN and Civil Society Set to Kick Off Conference On Global Citizenship As Keystone for Sustainable Developmentshared prosperity and ensure a life of dignity for all. Jadayah Spencer, Youth
DPI/NGO - UN and Civil Society Set to Kick Off Conference On Global Citizenship As Keystone for Sustainable Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 minutes ago
shared prosperity and ensure a life of dignity for all. Jadayah Spencer, Youth Representative from the Atlanta-based Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, shared her excitement to participate in the Conference,... Read more
1h
Quartz
Donald Trump complained crowds for his Lincoln Memorial speech weren’t as big as MLK’sDonald Trump complained crowds for his Lincoln Memorial speech weren't as big a
Donald Trump complained crowds for his Lincoln Memorial speech weren’t as big as MLK’s
Quartz / Posted an hour ago
Donald Trump complained crowds for his Lincoln Memorial speech weren't as big as Martin Luther King Jr.'s — Quartz DREAMING "I thought this would be like Doctor... Read more
2h
Philly.com
Playing 'Taps,' paying homagepeacemakers." So too are those who have fought for a just cause while forswear
Playing 'Taps,' paying homage
Philly.com / Posted 2 hours ago
peacemakers." So too are those who have fought for a just cause while forswearing recourse to violence. Like Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. A few religious communities stand for resistance to violence even when confronted with violence. The... Read more
7h
New Kerala
DPI/NGO: UN and civil society set to meet on global citizenship as keystone for sustainable development - newkerala.com #69778shared prosperity and ensure a life of dignity for all. Jadayah Spencer, Youth
DPI/NGO: UN and civil society set to meet on global citizenship as keystone for sustainable development - newkerala.com #69778
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
shared prosperity and ensure a life of dignity for all. Jadayah Spencer, Youth Representative from the Atlanta-based Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, shared her excitement to participate in the Conference,... Read more
8h
WBTV Charlotte
Three big questions about the county’s plan to redevelop Brooklyn uptowntheoretically reap that windfall up front and also collect taxes on whatever de
Three big questions about the county’s plan to redevelop Brooklyn uptown
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 hours ago
theoretically reap that windfall up front and also collect taxes on whatever developers build. Instead, the county is looking to sell the land to the developers, but with certain conditions attached, such as provisions for affordable housing in... Read more
12h
Roll Call
Trump Pledges to Support Veterans at Rolling Thunderother rallies, Sunday's event drew no visible protest. Trump said he had expec
Trump Pledges to Support Veterans at Rolling Thunder
Roll Call / Posted 12 hours ago
other rallies, Sunday's event drew no visible protest. Trump said he had expected the crowd to be the size of one for Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963, stretching from the Lincoln Memorial down to the Washington monument. In reality, a few... Read more
14h
CBS News
Trump: 600,000 tried to attend my D.C. rallyin front of the Lincoln Memorial was far from filled up. Trump said he expecte
Trump: 600,000 tried to attend my D.C. rally
CBS News / Posted 14 hours ago
in front of the Lincoln Memorial was far from filled up. Trump said he expected his speech would be reminiscent of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., referring to King's 1963 "I Have A Dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, but that crowd... Read more
19h
WJXT Jacksonville
Suspect wanted in Brentwood double shootinginjured in a shooting incident, according to the JSO. Police were called to a
Suspect wanted in Brentwood double shooting
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 19 hours ago
injured in a shooting incident, according to the JSO. Police were called to a gas station on North Main Street near the Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway about 1:30 a.m. found the couple shot inside an SUV. The man who was driving was taken to... Read more
1d
WJXT Jacksonville
Woman killed in Brentwood shootingneighborhood, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Police responded
Woman killed in Brentwood shooting
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
neighborhood, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Police responded to the scene on North Main Street near the Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway around 1:30 Sunday morning to find the victims shot. The man is expected to be... Read more
1d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Optimist vs. pessimistand abroad while keeping Negro troops in their separate-but-unequal place out o
Optimist vs. pessimist
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
and abroad while keeping Negro troops in their separate-but-unequal place out of them?" "Face it! Those days ended when Martin Luther King Jr. let us all know we all had an ally in the conscience of our enemy. Stop living in the past and start... Read more
1d
FOX 8 New Orleans
Declaration of Independence comes under fire in LA Househave required fourth- through sixth-graders at the start of each class day to r
Declaration of Independence comes under fire in LA House
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
have required fourth- through sixth-graders at the start of each class day to recite the following passage from the late Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech: "When we allow freedom to ring - when we let it ring from every city and... Read more
9 related stories
1d
examiner.com
HBO’s ‘All the Way’ starring Bryan Cranston as LBJJohnson begins immediately with the Civil Rights Act proposal during his speech
HBO’s ‘All the Way’ starring Bryan Cranston as LBJ
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Johnson begins immediately with the Civil Rights Act proposal during his speech to Congress. He later meets with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to assure him it will indeed go through this time around. He wants to prove to the nation he is no... Read more
1d
The Buffalo News
Saturday Artisan Market launches season at Canalsidethrough the end of June. Starting June 27, the splash pads will be open seven d
Saturday Artisan Market launches season at Canalside
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
through the end of June. Starting June 27, the splash pads will be open seven days a week, through Labor Day. They are: Martin Luther King Jr. Humboldt Basin; Centennnial in LaSalle Park; Houghton Park; Cazenovia Park; Lanigan Park; Schiller... Read more
1d
The Buffalo News
Police say video of gang assault on woman near MLK Park was posted on Facebookpolice. A 20-year-old woman who was asaulted and robbed of a cellphone by eight
Police say video of gang assault on woman near MLK Park was posted on Facebook
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
police. A 20-year-old woman who was asaulted and robbed of a cellphone by eight females at Sweeney and Best streets at Martin Luther King Jr. Park about 6:30 p.m. was treated for injuries in Buffalo General Medical Center, police said. A police... Read more
1d
The Advocate
Lafayette crime blotter for May 28, 2016intoxicated and improper lane change (no accident). Kenneth Wayne Christopher:
Lafayette crime blotter for May 28, 2016
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
intoxicated and improper lane change (no accident). Kenneth Wayne Christopher: no age provided, of the 600 block of West Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Opelousas. He was booked on felony bank fraud; misdemeanor theft of goods; and warrant/bench... Read more
52 related stories
1d
WBTV Charlotte
Cold case: Many mysteries shroud N.C.’s only mummymysteries. Margaret’s missionary was from the Crozer Theological Seminary in U
Cold case: Many mysteries shroud N.C.’s only mummy
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
mysteries. Margaret’s missionary was from the Crozer Theological Seminary in Upland, Pa., just outside Philadelphia (Martin Luther King Jr. was an alum). She had been acquired as an artifact for the seminary’s missionary museum. She probably... Read more
1d
The Buffalo News
Artisan market launches season at Canalsidethrough the end of June. Starting June 27, the splash pads will be open seven d
Artisan market launches season at Canalside
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
through the end of June. Starting June 27, the splash pads will be open seven days a week, through Labor Day. They are: Martin Luther King Jr. Humboldt Basin; Centennnial in LaSalle Park; Houghton Park; Cazenovia Park; Lanigan Park; Schiller... Read more
1d
Clovis News Journal
Police blotter — May 292:15 p.m.: Driving on suspended/revocation, Thornton and Kathie streets. • 2:4
Police blotter — May 29
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
2:15 p.m.: Driving on suspended/revocation, Thornton and Kathie streets. • 2:44 p.m.: Found property, 1000 block of North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. • 2:56 p.m.: Public affray, 900 block of Edwards Street. • 3:06 p.m.: Child abuse,... Read more
1d
KSLA-TV Shreveport
Declaration of Independence comes under fire in LA Househave required fourth- through sixth-graders at the start of each class day to r
Declaration of Independence comes under fire in LA House
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
have required fourth- through sixth-graders at the start of each class day to recite the following passage from the late Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech: "When we allow freedom to ring - when we let it ring from every city and... Read more
9 related stories
1d
The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter -- Reports filed May 19 through May 25-- 4:08 p.m., 400 Evans St. Theft of a beach cruiser bicycle -- 4:36 p.m., 415
Police blotter -- Reports filed May 19 through May 25
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
-- 4:08 p.m., 400 Evans St. Theft of a beach cruiser bicycle -- 4:36 p.m., 415 Manly Ave. Hit-and-run -- 4:53 p.m., 5399 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Theft of a Dewalt cordless hammer drill, impact drill and driver from Lowe's Home... Read more
1d
The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter -- Reports filed May 19 through May 25400 Evans St.

Theft of a beach cruiser bicycle -- 4:36 p.m., 415 Manly Av

Police blotter -- Reports filed May 19 through May 25
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
400 Evans St.

Theft of a beach cruiser bicycle -- 4:36 p.m., 415 Manly Ave.

Hit-and-run -- 4:53 p.m., 5399 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.

Theft of a Dewalt cordless hammer drill, impact drill and driver from Lowe's Home... Read more

1d
NJ.com
Fallen police officers honored in Jersey City park cleanuplifelong Jersey City resident said. The cleanup effort, led by community group
Fallen police officers honored in Jersey City park cleanup
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
lifelong Jersey City resident said. The cleanup effort, led by community groups Columbia Park Greenville Memorial Inc. and Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Committee Inc., involved pulling up weeds, raking leaves and picking up litter. Tyrone Hodge,... Read more
1d
The Seattle Times
Central District’s shrinking black community wonders what’s nextspring day as Erika White gets ready for the lunch rush at Fat’s Chicken and Wa
Central District’s shrinking black community wonders what’s next
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
spring day as Erika White gets ready for the lunch rush at Fat’s Chicken and Waffles, the restaurant she manages at Martin Luther King Jr. Way and East Cherry Street, she expresses both regret and cautious optimism about the CD’s... Read more
1d
The Columbian
Public can vote on national park site preservation fundsSan Felipe Del Morro Garitas, San Juan National Historic Site, Puerto Rico, $25
Public can vote on national park site preservation funds
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
San Felipe Del Morro Garitas, San Juan National Historic Site, Puerto Rico, $250,000. • Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, Atlanta, $227,000. • North and South Overlooks, Jefferson National Expansion... Read more
8 related stories
2d
International Business Times
Memorial Day 2016: Top quotes to commemorate the US federal holiday country. - John F. Kennedy 2. In the End, we will remember not the words of ou
Memorial Day 2016: Top quotes to commemorate the US federal holiday
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
country. - John F. Kennedy 2. In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. - Martin Luther King, Jr 3. Memorial Day isn't just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans... Read more
2d
examiner.com
Philly education is ready for changeto be segregated and white families continue to segregate themselves at the sam
Philly education is ready for change
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
to be segregated and white families continue to segregate themselves at the same rates as they did during the 1950's. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr stated the following in 1968, “The changes that have occurred to date are basically in the social and... Read more
2d
WALB Albany
Teacher appointed to governor's committeeto Governor Nathan Deal's Teacher Advisory Committee. Jillian Lockette Mansfiel
Teacher appointed to governor's committee
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
to Governor Nathan Deal's Teacher Advisory Committee. Jillian Lockette Mansfield is a third grade English teacher at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School. Mansfield was nominated by State Senator Freddie Powell Sims to make reforms and... Read more
2d
Op-Ed News
The Urgency of Now: Fighting the "Hysteria Factory"young man, a Gulf War veteran, came back from the war and took his five-year-ol
The Urgency of Now: Fighting the "Hysteria Factory"
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
young man, a Gulf War veteran, came back from the war and took his five-year-old kid to the voting station to show him what Martin Luther King Jr. has done for African-Americans. "Now we can vote," he said -- but they said he couldn't vote. "You are... Read more
2d
KCBD-TV Lubbock
Man considered armed and dangerous arrested in Swisher Countyon Most Endangered ListPreservation Texas puts old Lubbock County Jail on Most
Man considered armed and dangerous arrested in Swisher County
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
on Most Endangered ListPreservation Texas puts old Lubbock County Jail on Most Endangered List Preservation Texas is working to save the old Lubbock County Jail. Preservation Texas is working to save the old Lubbock County Jail. Kay Jewelers... Read more
10 related stories
2d
KCBD-TV Lubbock
Preservation Texas puts old Lubbock County Jail on Most Endangered Liston Most Endangered List Preservation Texas is working to save the old Lubbock
Preservation Texas puts old Lubbock County Jail on Most Endangered List
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
on Most Endangered List Preservation Texas is working to save the old Lubbock County Jail. Preservation Texas is working to save the old Lubbock County Jail. Kay Jewelers... Read more
10 related stories
2d
Daily Press
Restoring marshy shoreline in Phoebus not an exact scienceas part of a continuing effort to revamp a shoreline on the Phoebus side of Mil
Restoring marshy shoreline in Phoebus not an exact science
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
as part of a continuing effort to revamp a shoreline on the Phoebus side of Mill Creek just north of the recently named Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge. The sea grasses aren't the flashiest plants, but they're critical for the restoration... Read more
2d
KCBD-TV Lubbock
Sunday event to remember those killed in action since Memorial Day 2015will be held in the gazebo in front of the City of Lubbock Cemetery office at 2
Sunday event to remember those killed in action since Memorial Day 2015
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
will be held in the gazebo in front of the City of Lubbock Cemetery office at 2011 E 31st Street (two blocks east of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. on East 31st St). A Memorial Day service will be held at the Historic City of Lubbock Cemetery... Read more
2 related stories
2d
KCBD-TV Lubbock
Memorial Day Service at the City of Lubbock Cemeterywill be held in the gazebo in front of the City of Lubbock Cemetery office at 2
Memorial Day Service at the City of Lubbock Cemetery
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
will be held in the gazebo in front of the City of Lubbock Cemetery office at 2011 E 31st Street (two blocks east of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. on East 31st St). Admission is free of charge. Guests are highly encouraged to bring lawn... Read more
2d
KCBD-TV Lubbock
Cannon AFB Air Show starts Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m.will be held in the gazebo in front of the City of Lubbock Cemetery office at 2
Cannon AFB Air Show starts Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m.
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
will be held in the gazebo in front of the City of Lubbock Cemetery office at 2011 E 31st Street (two blocks east of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. on East 31st St). A Memorial Day service will be held at the Historic City of Lubbock Cemetery... Read more
2 related stories
2d
ajc.com
Woman arrested allegedly repairing car after hit-and-runin a hit-and-run case. Valerie Tiller is accused of repairing a car in a May 8
Woman arrested allegedly repairing car after hit-and-run
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
in a hit-and-run case. Valerie Tiller is accused of repairing a car in a May 8 hit-and-run accident at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and Lynhurst Drive. Police said Tiller helped Gary Jackson, her boyfriend, conceal the car.... Read more
2d
Greenwich Time
Why I Bought 100 Pairs of Sneakers for My Teamis what we’re about, I wanted to bring that home to our employees with a specia
Why I Bought 100 Pairs of Sneakers for My Team
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
is what we’re about, I wanted to bring that home to our employees with a special gift and to live out the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who said, “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” We all took... Read more
3 related stories
2d
The News-Times
Why I Bought 100 Pairs of Sneakers for My Teamis what we’re about, I wanted to bring that home to our employees with a specia
Why I Bought 100 Pairs of Sneakers for My Team
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
is what we’re about, I wanted to bring that home to our employees with a special gift and to live out the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who said, “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” We all took... Read more
3 related stories
2d
Stamford Advocate
Why I Bought 100 Pairs of Sneakers for My Teamis what we’re about, I wanted to bring that home to our employees with a specia
Why I Bought 100 Pairs of Sneakers for My Team
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
is what we’re about, I wanted to bring that home to our employees with a special gift and to live out the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who said, “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” We all took... Read more
3 related stories
2d
Connecticut Post
Why I Bought 100 Pairs of Sneakers for My Teamis what we’re about, I wanted to bring that home to our employees with a specia
Why I Bought 100 Pairs of Sneakers for My Team
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
is what we’re about, I wanted to bring that home to our employees with a special gift and to live out the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who said, “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” We all took... Read more
3 related stories
2d
News 10 WILX
Man in critical condition after one vehicle accidentafter a one vehicle accident this morning in Lansing. One of the men is in crit
Man in critical condition after one vehicle accident
News 10 WILX / Posted 2 days ago
after a one vehicle accident this morning in Lansing. One of the men is in critical condition. The accident has shut down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Lansing between Ontario and Willow roads. It happened shortly before seven this morning... Read more
2d
The Advocate
New Orleans neighborhood news for Aug. 22-28, 2013invited to gather at 9:30 a.m. at Ashe Cultural Art Center on Oretha Castle Hal
New Orleans neighborhood news for Aug. 22-28, 2013
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
invited to gather at 9:30 a.m. at Ashe Cultural Art Center on Oretha Castle Haley Street and proceed at 10 a.m. to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. monument on Claiborne. Activities will conclude at the Israelite Baptist Church, 2100 Dr. Martin... Read more
2d
Black Press USA
The Essence of New Black History Museum Is the True American Storythe north or the father who joined the union for the first time to get a job in
The Essence of New Black History Museum Is the True American Story
Black Press USA / Posted 2 days ago
the north or the father who joined the union for the first time to get a job in Detroit.” Bunch continued: “We’re not all Martin Luther King Jr., but we’ve all profoundly shaped what this country can become.” When it comes to helping people to... Read more
2d
News 10 WILX
BREAKING: Man in critical condition after one vehicle accidentafter a one vehicle accident this morning in Lansing. One of the men is in crit
BREAKING: Man in critical condition after one vehicle accident
News 10 WILX / Posted 2 days ago
after a one vehicle accident this morning in Lansing. One of the men is in critical condition. The accident has shut down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Lansing between Ontario and Willow roads. It happened shortly before seven this morning... Read more
3d
WTKR Norfolk
Memorial Day Weekend Travel Alertsrestricted to right lane between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Yorktown Road
Memorial Day Weekend Travel Alerts
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
restricted to right lane between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Yorktown Road (exit 247). Portsmouth I-264 – Constructing Martin Luther King (MLK) Extension. Right lanes closed both directions between Portsmouth Boulevard and Effingham Street. Two... Read more
5 related stories
3d
The Toledo Blade
5 percent raises for teachers approvedthe reset button, not look back,” he said. Andrea Bennett, a district employee
5 percent raises for teachers approved
The Toledo Blade / Posted 3 days ago
the reset button, not look back,” he said. Andrea Bennett, a district employee for 25 years and the STEM Lab teacher at Martin Luther King, Jr., Academy for Boys, said she felt optimistic before heading into the union meeting to vote on the... Read more
3 related stories
3d
Clovis News Journal
Purple pipe proliferation part of water reuse projectcase the line. There is a lot of regulation you have to go through and that is
Purple pipe proliferation part of water reuse project
Clovis News Journal / Posted 3 days ago
case the line. There is a lot of regulation you have to go through and that is already done.” Bunch said once construction is completed in a few years, water reuse storage facilities will be put in place in the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard a... Read more
3d
Statesboro Herald
City to resurface West Parrishthe recent, very visible investment in Savannah Avenue. As a drive on West Parr
City to resurface West Parrish
Statesboro Herald / Posted 3 days ago
the recent, very visible investment in Savannah Avenue. As a drive on West Parrish reveals, the part of the street west of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive is a rough mess, with splotches of blacktop giving way to the older concrete road underneath.... Read more
3d
The Buffalo News
Lockport man gets four years in prison for pair of shootingscircumstances.” Murphy told Lightfoot, “Well, you’re going to have four years
Lockport man gets four years in prison for pair of shootings
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
circumstances.” Murphy told Lightfoot, “Well, you’re going to have four years in state prison to think about it.” He urged Lightfoot to think about the lives of men who espoused nonviolence such as Mahatma Gandhi and the Rev. Martin Luther Kin... Read more
3d
WJXT Jacksonville
Gun found in Springfield believed to be unrelated to officer-involved shootingand administration in place before using them. Police said Landreville spotted
Gun found in Springfield believed to be unrelated to officer-involved shooting
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
and administration in place before using them. Police said Landreville spotted the Camaro wanted in an April shooting on Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. He called for assistance, and the officers tried to stop the vehicle. The vehicle continued... Read more
3d
FOX 8 WGHP
Salem organization encourages communities to look inward to solve issuesbring free lunch over there for the little kids, let’s show them that we care,’
Salem organization encourages communities to look inward to solve issues
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 3 days ago
bring free lunch over there for the little kids, let’s show them that we care,’” said Alphonso Washington, who lives on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. “Young men and young women don’t have life skills no more, ‘cause they’re not getting it from... Read more
More

People in this news