Hip-Hop was born from a spirit of protest and the desire to be heard, so it’s no surprise that many of our favorite rappers have drawn influence from Dr. Martin Luther King. Here’s 15 times Hip-Hop artists like Kanye West, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Common referenced Martin Luther King, Jr. Related Articles Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke […]
Martin Luther King Jr.’s 90th birthday is this year and we want to make sure you are prepared to celebrate it with class, dignity and honor. Here are all the events going on in Atlanta, plus ways you can serve on MLK Day, Jan 21st, 2019. (For volunteer opportunities, call (404) 979-2820.) Jan 19th-21st […]
April 4th, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. 2018 also marks the 50th Anniversary of the founding of The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change To commemorate the life of Dr. King their will be events at The King Center in Atlanta from April 3rd […]
Here are a list of events and activities happening around Atlanta in remembrance and celebration of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. MLK Day of Service: This is nationwide in honor of Dr. King’s legacy. There will be service initiatives around Atlanta and Nationwide on Jan. 15. Hands On Atlanta will mobilize more than 3,000 volunteers […]
During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.
Bernice Jenkins called her friend Cora in heaven and also got a chance to talk to some of her other friends, like Michael Jackson and Maya Angelou. Most notably, she got to talk to Martin Luther King Jr. and hear some of his thoughts about Colin Kaepernick‘s protest of the national anthem. Listen to the […]
It's been discovered that "I Have A Dream" debuted on November 17, 1962 in a segregated high school gym in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
Four Confederate flags were discovered at Ebenezer Baptist Church and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site Visitor Center this morning. The flags were apparently placed there overnight. According to the AJC, a maintenance man saw the flags around 6 a.m. and alerted a U.S. Park Ranger, who called Atlanta police. Homeland Security was […]
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