by Dr. Wilmer J. Leon onJanuary 13, 2012
It's troubling how the civil rights legend's revolutionary message has been hijacked.
by Meredith Rizzo onJanuary 9, 2012
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by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onAugust 25, 2011
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by Jenée Desmond-Harris onAugust 25, 2011
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August 18, 2011
D.C.'s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial is one of many around the world honoring the legend.
August 17, 2011
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by Mary C. Curtis onJanuary 21, 2011
Children's Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman tells The Root, "We do not have a children problem; we have an adult problem."
by Washington Post onJanuary 15, 2011
Clarence Jones, who helped write Martin Luther King Jr.'s most famous speech, tells the tale of how it came to be.
by Washington Post onJanuary 11, 2011
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by Melanie Eversley onAugust 29, 2010
For many participants, it was a chance to recapture the flavor of the event that changed the nation.
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