Rare documents with 12 signatures of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sold on Wednesday for more than $130,000. They were penned in an Alabama jail logbook after King was arrested in April 1963 for leading a march against racial segregation.
The nation paid its final respects Thursday to the Rev. C.T. Vivian, a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement who helped end segregation across the South and left an enduring imprint on U.S. history.
By Jeff Martin, Associated Press
In interviews with their peers, student journalists found teenagers grappling with a variety of racial misconceptions, ranging from annoying attitudes to deeply hurtful views.
By Eli Kintisch
Today we are still fighting many of the same battles as Dr. Martin Luther King did in his day.
By Sharon Austin, The Conversation
In Martin Luther King Jr.’s final days, he traveled to Memphis to lend his voice to the city's black sanitation workers, who were protesting poor working conditions. Fred Davis, who helped negotiate an end to the strike, marched with King…
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