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Atlanta (WAOK) — The World Affairs Council of Atlanta and Morehouse College will be holding a memorial service for Former South African President Mandela. Mandela passed away Thursday, December 5th, 2013 after a battle with […]
As the nation and world celebrated the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, his two sons and daughter were caught up in their latest fight over control of their father’s legacy.
A half century ago today – Wednesday August 28, 1963 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed a crowd of 250,000 people from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at the March on Washington. Dr. […]
As we prepare to celebrate and honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington where Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have A Dream Speech” I ask this question; Has ownership of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans and Democrats are meeting in the grand Statuary Hall of the Capitol to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Wednesday’s ceremony was being […]
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Forty-five years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed supporting a historic sanitation workers strike in Memphis, the city’s garbage and trash collectors are fighting to hold on to […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has refused to allow the organization that led the effort to build his monument on the National Mall to continue using his name. The Martin […]
February is Black History Month and Atlanta has many events scheduled to help the public celebrate.
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Forty-five years later, the violent death of Martin Luther King Jr. throws into stark relief his message of nonviolence. His youngest daughter and other Christian leaders say they need to spread the […]
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) - The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis plans to open the balcony where Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to the public. The museum was built around and includes the old Lorraine Motel, […]