To mark the April 4, 50th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., we present three key speeches of American civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Martin Luther King Junior,excerpted and commented on by two leading King scholars – including the one he gave the night before his murder in 1968.
Fifty years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference announced a nationwide mobilization to back up a demand for real justice and equality for all, a revived “Poor People’s Campaign” today issues the battle cry again, the Trump administration specifically in its crosshairs. As Leid Stories reports, the Poor People’s Campaign may have lost momentum …
President spent Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day golfing at his Mar-a-Lago resort in West Palm Beach, Fla. He decided to avoid the inconvenience of having to explain further his derogatory and racist comments about immigrants from Haiti and the African continent. Some hapless members of his cabinet took on ceremonial duties in his stead, and daughter-in-law Lara Trump issued …
Welcome, to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host, Nellie Bailey. Coming up: It’s been almost 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King broke with a Democratic President over the Vietnam War, but talking peace is still politically risky; and, whether you want to reform the U.S. prison system, or abolish it altogether, you’ll want to be in Washington on August 19, for the Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March.
Beatty commemorated Dr. Martin Luther King and read some passages from his 1964 I HAVE A DREAM Speech. What kinds of ACTION are we all prepared to take to help create a more just society?
We commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (he would have been 88 years old on his actual birthday, Jan. 15, 1929) with his own words.
Martin Luther King Jr day – the importance and urgency of MLK’s message today
Public interest attorney Dr. Bill Pepper will be our guest to look back at the legacy of Martin Luther King, his vision of a socially equitable democracy, and the relevancy of nonviolent protest in the 21st Century and the era of Trump.