MLK Day

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.

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.

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.

It’s been 52 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (pictured) stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., before nearly 250,000…

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,…

Vice President Joe Biden is slated to deliver the keynote address at the Nation Action Network‘s Annual King Day Breakfast January 20 in Washington, D.C.…

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, search engine Google changed their homepage doodle to pay homage to the Civil Rights leader who was…

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The MLK Day Brotherhood Awards are NewsOne’s annual celebration of five important Americans who are continuing the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. — especially in the realm of cross-racial and cross-ethnic understanding. Our honorees are the bridge builders and the nation healers. CHECK FOR MORE HONOREES AS THEY ARE REVEALED BEFORE MLK DAY HERE. —————— […]