The next time you hear Stevie Wonder’s amazing version of "Happy Birthday," remember everything Dr. King stood for. The post Stevie Wonder’s ‘Happy Birthday’ Was Written For A King appeared first on NewsOne.

Join the community in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Here’s a list of several community events in the area.    January 13 – 16     Wreath Laying Ceremony –  MLK memorial gardens Raleigh – 9am Dreamfest, Cary – Town of Cary – films, performances and more  January 14  […]

A restaurant owner posted a demeaning Facebook message on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, playing into the racially charged stereotype of African Americans liking fried chicken and waffles with watermelon. The move sparked complaints about "outright" racism.

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Shots rang out around 3:40 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park in Miami, where thousands were gathered to celebrate the Civil Rights icon's legacy.

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During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.


Soul rocker Lenny Kravitz released a video via his Facebook page earlier today, paying tribute to Dr. King.  The video, a montage of photos and…

Simple and clean, Starbucks gave tribute to Martin Luther King‘s legacy by creating an ad in observance of the Civil Rights leader. Displayed on a black…


The North Miami Beach Police Department has come under fire after it was recently discovered that police officials were using mugshot images of African Americans…

This past weekend we celebrated the life and legacy of the late great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. he has been known to give great speeches like the “I Have A Dream” speech, but the New York State Museum recently discovered some audio of a speech he had done that no one knew existed. Some […]


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s (pictured) daughter, Dr. Bernice King, is calling for this year’s King Holiday to be violence-free, honoring the civil rights leader…

Even though the birthday of iconic civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who would have been 85 years old, is on January 15th,…

Today is the official birthday of the late great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He would have been 85 today. Monday is the official celebration of his birthday. To find out different events going on to celebrate Dr. King’s birthday click here.