September 18, 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. found himself in a position all-too-familiar to us today. Just three days prior, 14-year-olds Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robenson, and 11-year-old Denise McNair were killed when a white supremacist hurled a makeshift bomb near the east side of the Sixteenth Avenue Baptist church during Sunday School. […]
Today we remember the life of a great man, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He fought for the equality of people across racial, cultural, and ethnic lines. He pushed so that people would be judged by their merit and their character, rather than the amount of melanin in their skin. And though some nowadays try […]
The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial is a memorial scheduled to be dedicated on Washington, D.C.'s National Mall on August 28, 2011, the 48th anniversary of King's "I Have a Dream" speech.