Martin Luther King Jr.

More than 100 sites to ring bells for MLK speech

The final refrain of Martin Luther King Jr.'s most famous speech will echo around the world as bells from churches, schools and historical monuments "let freedom ring"... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2013


Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'dream' 50 years later

The commemoration march was last weekend, but today marks the official anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom that featured the Rev. Dr.... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2013


Obama helps no one by making himself the 'victim in chief'

Barack Obama helped lead the way when he identified himself with Trayvon Martin, shot by George Zimmerman in the neighborhood-watch catastrophe with which all are... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2013


Is Martin Luther King Jr.'s dreama reality? In a changed Birmingham, Ala., yes and no

When he boarded a Greyhound bus on his way to Princeton University, Glennon Threatt promised himself he'd never come back here. As a young black man, he saw no chance... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2013

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Martin Luther King Jr. and the call of faith

Fifty years ago this week, a quarter of a million Americans converged on the nation's capital in the largest and most important civil rights demonstration in American... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2013


Marching for King's dream: 'The task is not done'

Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, commemorating the 50th anniversary of his famous... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2013

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