People have traveled near and far to see their favorite entertainers' names embedded in terrazzo and brass stars on the sidewalks along 15 historic blocks in Hollywood. The city of Atlanta welcomed its latest attraction honoring influential Black entertainers with the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame.
Happy Birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We remember and honor both him and his loving wife on this special day. Through it all, the couple managed to inspire people and teach everyone about love, forgiveness and strength.
Popular clothing brand Supreme released a lookbook for their spring/summer 2018 season on Monday, and it definitely caused some heads to turn with some of its clothing. One notable collection included a series of pieces with Martin Luther King Jr.‘s image on it. A flannel shirt and hoodies with MLK’s face on them caused many […]
Anyone who thinks Black history shouldn’t be taught in schools is either racist or completely ignorant to how clueless Americans are. A segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live! proved as much when a correspondent went out into the streets to discuss Donald Trump and Martin Luther King Jr.‘s Twitter beef. Make note that they never had […]
In 1999, two movies came out that would change the game of in-class movie watching forever. On MLK day (or any other Black history day), you better believe Our Friend, Martin is getting played in somebody’s classroom. The movie follows an academically struggling kid who goes back in time to relive events in Martin Luther […]
Monday night's event highlighted historic speeches by civil rights heroes like MLK, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Sojourner Truth, and Shirley Chisholm, recited by Lin Miranda-Manuel, Andre Holland, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte.
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, celebrities from all around the world gathered in Harlem for a very special program.
Ahead of the Martin Luther King holiday, military officials this week yanked an offensive flyer that featured an image of the slain civil rights leader on an advertisement for a "fun shoot" at a Georgia Air Force base, reports the AJC.
A new memorial in honor of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be built above a commemorative carving of Confederate leaders Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and Jefferson Davis in Georgia.
It's been discovered that "I Have A Dream" debuted on November 17, 1962 in a segregated high school gym in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.