Martin Luther King Jr.

First family visits new MLK memorial

President Barack Obama is following through on his longtime plan to take his two daughters to see the new monument to Martin Luther King Jr. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2011


Book review: 'Nobody Turn Me Around' shows civil rights movement from a new perspective

“Nobody Turn Me Around, A People’s History of the 1963 March on Washington” is a gratifying take on historical non-fiction that better shows the... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2011


A documentary charts Harry Belafonte's busy life

At 84, Harry Belafonte doesn't sing publicly anymore. But today his music is no less rich or compelling than before, even delivered in the form of the spoken words he... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2011


Obama readies for MLK speech as president, father

President Barack Obama is finally getting the chance to speak at the dedication of a monument to Martin Luther King Jr. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2011


Husband in custody in death of DC-area woman

The husband of a slain woman was arrested in North Carolina on Thursday and charged with first-degree murder, but police said they were still searching for her missing... Read more »

Oct. 13, 2011


After long struggle, MLK has home on National Mall

Forty-eight years after the "I Have a Dream" speech, a towering memorial has been erected to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as a man of peace among the many... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2011

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