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By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
America has honored Martin Luther King Jr. with a federal holiday for nearly four decades yet still hasn’t fully embraced and acted on the lessons from the slain civil rights leader, his youngest daughter said Monday.
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Sunday marks the 94th birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Monday is the federal holiday honoring him. Since the 1990s, Martin Luther King Jr. Day has been a day of civic, community and service projects.
By John Yang, Andrew Corkery
President Joe Biden is set to mark Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with a sermon Sunday at Atlanta's historic Ebenezer Baptist Church that aims to celebrate the civil rights leader's legacy while reviving the Biden administration's call for sweeping voting…
By Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
Americans must commit to the unfinished work of Martin Luther King Jr., President Joe Biden said Monday said in a video address on the day that commemorates the slain civil rights leader.
By Associated Press
By Jeff Martin, Michael Warren, Associated Press
The family of Martin Luther King Jr. led a "Peace March" Monday morning across Washington, D.C.'s new Frederick Douglass bridge, calling for the passage of voting rights reform legislation, now stalled in the United States Senate.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Located on Independence Avenue along the Tidal Basin, the memorial features a huge likeness of King carved out of stone and a separate wall featuring some of his most notable quotes.
By PBS NewsHour
Today marks the 53rd anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. In a year marred by continuing struggles for racial equality and justice, many of the issues that drove Dr. King are still prevalent today. Rev. Lawrence…
In the midst of the 1968 Civil Rights protests, activist and singer Harry Belafonte took over ‘The Tonight Show’ for a week, becoming the first Black person to host a late-night TV show. His guests included Martin Luther King Jr.
By Courtney Vinopal
As thousands of attendees gathered in Washington to protest police brutality, activists reflected on the march in 1963 and how it informs the fight for racial justice today.
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