By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, the Nobel Prize Foundation released the full audio recording of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1964 Peace Prize acceptance speech.
By PBS NewsHour
For the first time since it was delivered 51 years ago, it is now possible to hear Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in its entirety.
By Erik Andersen
In Selma today, the town of about 20,000 people is roughly 80 percent black and more than 40 percent of residents live in poverty.
By News Desk
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — In only a few minutes on national television, the beatings of civil rights marchers by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, dragged the inhumanity of Southern segregation into America’s living rooms as never before.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., students from Washington, D.C.'s Watkins Elementary gathered Friday to celebrate what has become an annual tradition. Each year the fifth grade students study and reenact the "I have a Dream" speech the late…
An audio recording of a speech given by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s, long thought to be lost in time, was made available to the masses this week online.
By Murrey Jacobson
The movie, "Selma," is getting plenty of attention for its portrayal of history, the relationship between Martin Luther King and President Lyndon Johnson -- and the way it showcases Dr. King's skills and choices as a political tactician and activist.
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