October 17, 2011
The Root spoke to NAACP President Ben Jealous and other attendees at the ceremony on the National Mall.
by Nsenga Burton onSeptember 12, 2011
Now that Hurricane Irene has gone, the festivities can resume.
by Deron Snyder onAugust 27, 2011
King never mentioned anyone's eyesight. So why must we be "colorblind" to achieve his dream?
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onAugust 26, 2011
In today's link roundup: Cornel West calls for a "revolution in our priorities" to honor King. Plus: AU pledges famine aid.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onAugust 24, 2011
Update: The dedication will be postponed.
by Cynthia Gordy onAugust 17, 2011
Updated: Your guide to D.C. happenings celebrating the King Memorial.
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The former baseball star posted the personal information of a woman he's charged with assaulting.
By pleading the Fifth, the person at the scandal's center didn't quell the uproar.
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