The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the country’s most lauded citizens, will be finally honored by his home state with a sculpture on its capitol grounds. 215 more words
"How The Right Hijacked MLK To Fight Gay Marriage": Their Cause As Just And Noble As Those Against Slavery, Segregation, And Nazism?
In their fight against the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision, leading conservatives have been turning to an unlikely source for inspiration: Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” ( 995 more words
Selma recounts the events that led to the famed civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, AL. Met with brutal force on the Edmund Pettus bridge the first time they tried to march (March 7, 1965- bloody Sunday), this determined group of African Americans garnered international attention. 85 more words