My Black History: History is alive, and that means the events of yesterday and today are part of the black-history spectrum. In this series, our writers tell us what historical events they have experienced in their lifetimes.
As the nation prepares to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the court will decide the fate of the civil rights icon’s Nobel Peace Prize and Bible. It’s just another chapter in the ongoing, sometimes embarrassing, legal battles of King’s surviving heirs. Here’s a timeline.