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Several religious, civil rights and political leaders from Georgia said the death of former South African President and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela marked the end of an era in the realm of social justice.
We had the privilege of talking to Dr. Babs Stinson-Phillips, who is the former personal assistant to Dr. Martin Luther King. She told us a fascinating story about her life as a personal assistant to […]
Harry Belafonte has sued the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. in New York over the fate of three documents he tried to sell at auction.
ATLANTA (WAOK)- Plans have been announced to mark the beginning of the year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The 2013 observance of Dr. King’s birthday […]
ATLANTA - Rob Redding’s e-book this week landed in the top 5 on the Amazon.com list of “Hot New Releases” and “Amazon Best Sellers” listing for the “Top 100″ books in less than a week.Redding’s ”Resurrection: A Historical Anthology […]
Today on the show, Rob Redding says that on this anniversary of Martin Luther King’s death that a relatively unknown black man and not Gandhi should get more credit for creating nonviolent resistance theory. Redding’s […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – James Earl Ray, convicted killer of Dr. Martin Luther KingJr., once told his lawyer that he doubted a jury would believe that white racists were responsible for the slaying. His comment […]
LITHONIA, GA – Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) honored the memory and legacy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by attending services for the civil rights icon at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the […]
ATLANTA (AP)-About 100 new U.S. citizens will participate in a naturalization ceremony at the King Center in Atlanta in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. The ceremony is planned for Friday at […]
Civil rights leaders and members of the African-American clergy are launching the “Occupy the Dream” project. Occupy the Dream organizers say the movement plans to address income inequality and economic injustice through the revitalization and […]