RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Martin Luther King Jr.

A collection of news and information related to Martin Luther King Jr. published by this site and its partners.

Top Martin Luther King Jr. Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • 'Selma' star Oyelowo says political correctness gone too far over Cumberbatch comment

    "Selma" star David Oyelowo has voiced his support for fellow British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who came under criticism for using the term "colored" in an interview. Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King Jr. in "Selma," said at the film's European...
  • Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'

    Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'
    Of all the gestures of gratitude for late Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks, there was one Tuesday night that arguably stood taller than the rest. The south side of the 57-story Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower in the Loop was lit in blue and white with the...
  • The scope of black history

    In celebration of Black History Month, museums, playhouses and other cultural institutions throughout the Baltimore area have prepared exhibits, lectures, plays, musical performances and other events touching on the African-American experience in the Free...
  • A prior journey across the bridge in 'Selma, Lord, Selma'

    A prior journey across the bridge in 'Selma, Lord, Selma'
    Long before the Oscar-nominated "Selma" was championed as the first major motion picture about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., another film chronicled the civil rights leader's march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery. "Selma, Lord, Selma" was a made-for-...
  • We view movies through the lens of our times; case in point, 'Selma'

    It is impossible to see "Selma," Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated drama tracing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic 1965 march to demand voting rights be accorded all citizens of this land, and not feel the weight of Ferguson, Mo., in 2014, and the...
  • Temple/church organize MLK Day service

    Temple/church organize MLK Day service
    Two leading Boca Raton religious institutions — Congregation B'nai Israel (CBI) and Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church — organized a joint Martin Luther King Day interfaith service on Sunday, Jan. 18 at the church. Guest speaker at the...
  • Columnist wrongly criticizes Paris police

    After reading about the noble efforts of Martin Luther King Jr., I could not help but contrast his fight for justice and civil rights with the absurd racist and police-bashing comment of columnist Clarence Page. In an otherwise intelligent Room for...
  • On The Fly: Former NFL Commissioner Tagliabue No Goodell Fan

    Things don't appear to be at all cool between former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue and owner-lovin', player-hatin' Roger Goodell, who is, gulp, in charge right now. You can say what you want about Tagliabue, but he was forceful, decisive and would not...
  • Boynton building razed after it is deemed uninhabitable

    Boynton building razed after it is deemed uninhabitable
    The city on Tuesday demolished a four-unit apartment building in the historic Heart of Boynton neighborhood. City officials said the one-story building, at 132 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., was uninhabitable. According to the city's community...
  • Volunteers are needed year round, not just during the holidays

    Volunteers are needed year round, not just during the holidays
    For many families, groups of co-workers and friends, and individuals, volunteering is one of the most meaningful winter traditions. During the December holiday season, they may serve meals or collect food and clothing. In January, the Martin Luther King,...
  • Full house hears Suze Orman on gay civil rights

    Financial media guru Suze Orman looked over 1,000 people, gay and straight, who came to see her speak at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton. Orman introduced herself as a lesbian at a panel discussion on civil rights for Florida's gay, bisexual and...