The King Center held its Salute to Greatness Dinner Saturday night in Atlanta. A former U.S. President and a corporation were recognized for, according to King Center CEO Dr. Bernice King, “excellence in leadership and […]
His birth name was not “Martin”. Isaac Newton Farris Jr., nephew of the late civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., tells students how his uncle “ML” came to be named “Martin Luther King […]
As part of the 2015 King Holiday celebration, Dr. Cornel West participated in a discussion and book signing. It was held on Sunday, January 11. West is a professor and political activist. The discussion was […]
After watching Americans suck down Big Gulps for decades, Coke and Pepsi are realizing less could be more.
The movie “Selma” is about the Selma-to-Montgomery marches in 1965 that led to the Voting Rights Act being passed. I recently spoke by phone to Ambassador Andrew Young, who is now the Chairman of the […]
I sat down today with Dr. Bernice King, the youngest child of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King. She is also CEO of the The King Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The […]
The King Center has planned a number of events and activities to celebrate the 2015 MLK Holiday. It will be the 29th Holiday Celebration commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King’s 86th birthday. Below are events that […]
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell exchanged heated words Wednesday, during The Ryan Cameron Morning Show with Wanda Smith on CBS Radio’s V-103/WVEE. The dispute centers around Mitchell writing a […]
The German luxury automobile maker Mercedes-Benz is moving its U.S. headquarters from New Jersey to Atlanta to be closer to its manufacturing facility in Alabama.
When I arrived at the Dobbs Plaza stop for the new Atlanta Streetcar Tuesday morning, I found throngs of people waiting to take that first ride. There were city council officials, parks and recreation officials, […]
For those who make a living in the hair industry the Bronner Brothers Hair Show offers an opportunity to get the latest information from experts in the industry. Thousands come to the show twice a […]