martin luther king jr.
martin luther king jr.
The Strange, Tangled Web of Assassination Plots Against MLK
Before he was actually murdered, the civil rights legend was targeted for at least a decade by vile racists of all stripes, according to a new account.
Thousands Are Marching on Washington on the 50th Anniversary of MLK’s Assassination to Fight Racial Injustice
The National Council of Churches spearheaded the rally as part of an initiative to confront racism, and address accountability to fight racial injustice within the faith community.
Bayard Rustin is the Gay Civil Rights Advocate We Need to Honor for Black History Month
As one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s closest advisers, Rustin had an important role in fighting discrimination against people of color.
Desus & Mero
Desus and Mero Talk About That Super Bowl Ad That Used MLK to Sell Trucks
Which was just a little ironic.
This MLK Day Continues Dr. King’s Fight to End Voter Suppression
This is one holiday that shouldn’t just be treated like an arbitrary day off of work or school.
Martin Luther King's Daughter Defends the New Yorker's Controversial Colin Kaepernick Cover
The publication's cover story equates the civil rights struggle of the '60s with the activism of NFL athletes today.
If We Want to End White Supremacy, White America Needs to Step it Up
On September 30, anti-racism activists are convening in Washington D.C. for the March for Racial Justice. During the event, the support of white allies will be just as important as the protests from people of color.
Colorful Minimalist Collages Preserve the Legacies of 1960s Black Icons
Rico Gatson’s collages of Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, and Muhammed Ali celebrate black history.
James Baldwin's Queerness Was Inseparable from His Blackness
Though 'I Am Not Your Negro' doesn't address Baldwin's homosexuality, it was integral to his political philosophy in ways that can give us hope today.
This Restaurant's MLK Day Special of Fried Chicken and Watermelon Didn't Go Over Super Well
Pyle said that she wanted to “have some fun” on Martin Luther King Day, because what’s better than a zany celebration to honor the late civil-rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner who was assassinated in 1968?
Forty-Eight Hours Partying with American Frat Boys in a Canadian Ski Town
Every Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, the Americans invade Whistler, British Columbia.
A Year of Lil Wayne
A Year of Lil Wayne: "Playing with Fire"
On that Martin Luther King Jr. line.