Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:47:34 -0500Here is a brief history of how Martin Luther King Jr. Day came to be, and the fierce opposition to the holiday.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:36:23 -0500The plan was announced after a weekend of escalating tensions between the president-elect and Representative John Lewis, who fought for civil rights alongside King.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:21:13 -0500Since his death, the civil rights leader has been appropriated for all sorts of causes.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:02:15 -0500King’s birthday falls within days of the birthdays of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, an awkward time for towns like Lexington, which celebrates all three.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:01:58 -0500Lexington, Va., has a rich Confederate history. This year, residents marched in the city's first Martin Luther King Jr. parade. Down the road, others saluted the Confederacy.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:09:44 -0500Jeanette Lilly Hunt, 85, said she considered the young “M.L. King” a member of the family when he lived in her home while attending a seminary.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:30:03 -0500We can’t create a more just nation simply by dressing up institutions in more shades of brown. Now we must confront structural racism.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:59:10 -0500How do you celebrate and teach the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., both on the holiday that celebrates his birth, and all year long?
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 19:52:53 -0500If Americans hate the direction their next president takes, they have the right to demonstrate peacefully. Here’s how protesting has succeeded.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:07:57 -0500From the archives of the International Herald Tribune: Martin Luther King leads pupils during a civil rights demonstration in Grenada, Mississippi, in September 1966.