August 18, 2011
D.C.'s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial is one of many around the world honoring the legend.
by Cynthia Gordy onAugust 17, 2011
Updated: Your guide to D.C. happenings celebrating the King Memorial.
August 12, 2011
Rev. Al gives the details on his march with Tom Joyner, set for Aug. 27 in Washington, D.C.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onApril 4, 2011
But is the anniversary of his death the right time to dredge up his worst qualities?
by John McWhorter onJanuary 18, 2011
Our focus on his speeches shows how much we've forgotten the difference -- one Dr. King knew well -- between words and action.
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 E.R. Shipp onSeptember 8, 2010
With even Glenn Beck staking a claim, visions of what Martin Luther King Jr. stood for can be wildly divergent.
by Washington Post onAugust 17, 2010
Fox News personality to hold event on Lincoln Memorial steps on the 47th anniversary of MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech.
August 11, 2010
Psychedelic torture of detainees? COINTELPRO? Klan-tainted soda pop? Just because you think everyone's out to get you doesn't mean it isn't true ... sometimes. The Root takes a look at some of this country's more notorious notions and separates fact from fantasy.
January 15, 2010
A collection of historic photos from some of Dr. King's best moments.
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