(Black PR Wire) ABOUT THE MOVIE: MLK/FBI is an essential expose of the surveillance and harassment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (labeled by the FBI as the “most dangerous” Black person in America), undertaken by J. Edgar Hoover and the U.S. government. Based on newly discovered and declassified files, as well as revelatory restored footage, […]
Bounce will present the world television premiere of The Nomads — based-on-a-true story about a female African-American teacher who joins forces with a male Caucasian colleague to develop a men’s rugby team in an inner-city school in North Philadelphia — on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 20 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Watch promo here. […]
Interactive One's Jamilah Lemieux participated in a star-studded MLK Day celebration in Harlem to discuss civil rights today.
During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.
A protest in the Bay Area – held not only to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. but also to seek justice for Mario Woods, a man shot and killed by San Francisco Police officers last month – included protesters shutting down highway lanes near the SF Bay Bridge. The demonstrators halted all traffic, resulting in […]
Monday night's event highlighted historic speeches by civil rights heroes like MLK, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Sojourner Truth, and Shirley Chisholm, recited by Lin Miranda-Manuel, Andre Holland, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte.
Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders is bringing attention to the water crisis that is unfolding in Michigan. Sanders is calling for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to resign after the situation left over 30,000 people in Flint without drinkable tap water and thousands of people sick. “There are no excuses. The governor long ago knew about the […]
Ahead of the Martin Luther King holiday, military officials this week yanked an offensive flyer that featured an image of the slain civil rights leader on an advertisement for a "fun shoot" at a Georgia Air Force base, reports the AJC.
Sutton died "peacefully" at Saint Joseph Hospital in Atlanta on Saturday, Alta Sutton, the leader's daughter, said.