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By Associated Press
This holiday marks what would have been the 93rd birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 15, who was just 39 when he was assassinated in 1968 while helping sanitation workers strike for better pay and workplace…
The Memorial Foundation is expected to host a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday at the MLK memorial in Washington D.C.
By News Desk
Wonder met King when he was a teenager and later wrote the tribute song "Happy Birthday," which urged that the government formally establish a Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Today we are still fighting many of the same battles as Dr. Martin Luther King did in his day.
By Sharon Austin, The Conversation
By Kenyatta R. Gilbert, The Conversation
Much of King’s legacy lives on in such arresting oral performances. They made him a global figure.
On Martin Luther King Day, we return to a segment we first aired last year, about an effort to revive one of Dr. King’s signature programs, what he called the Poor People’s Campaign. Judy Woodruff sat down with Reverend William…
By PBS NewsHour
This year's memorials honoring Martin Luther King Jr. came amid the ongoing furor over President Trump's alleged comments and his views on race. While the president released a video commemorating the civil rights hero, his derogatory words reported last week…
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.
In our news wrap Monday, Americans observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day with marches celebrating the civil rights leader, as well as protests over the racial divide, police killings of people of color and income disparity. Also, Iran and Hezbollah…
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