The Death Of Martin Luther King And The State Of Civil Rights In America

The Death Of Martin Luther King

Dr. Vibe asks a group of Black men about the state of civil rights in America forty-seven years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Is “The Dream” Still Alive?

Is The Dream Still Alive

Dr. Vibe asks a group of Black men if Martin Luther King’s “Dream” is still alive?

28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — A.G. Gaston

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A.G. was the grandson of slaves. At the time of his death, he was worth $130,000,000.

A Dad Reflects on What He Wants His Boys to Learn From the Principles of Dr. Martin Luther King

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Dad Gavin Lodge was moved by recent racial tensions, as well as the recent holiday. He took a moment to reflect on the lessons he wants his boys to learn from King’s great legacy.

Will the Events in Ferguson Result in Real Change?

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Clearly the events in Ferguson Missouri are sparking a national conversation about racism and policing in America today, but that doesn’t necessarily mean anything concrete will change.

28 Black People You Probably Don’t Know About (But You Should)— Bayard Rustin

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History has largely ignored the man who taught nonviolence to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Brother “Never Heard of Him”

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We celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. JJ Vincent has the story a key leader you’ve probably never heard of.

Celebrating Dr. King the Right Way

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On MLK Day 2014, John Lash asks us to fully realize the profound power of our daily actions both to change ourselves and to change others.

Three Martin Luther King Quotes You Probably Won’t Hear Today

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The truths he spoke as a living man don’t necessarily match the narrative that’s been fitted onto him as a dead icon.

Thích Nhất Hạnh Kicked My Ass

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How a Nobel Peace Prize nominee gave Cameron Conaway one of the biggest beatdowns of his life.

My Surprisingly Inspiring Trip to the West Bank: Echoes of Our Civil Rights Movement

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Journalist Jeff Cohen finds a silver lining at the Palestinian West Bank.

Stories from the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

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Photographer Dick Simon went to Washington to be a witness to the way things have changed in the past 50 years — and some ways they have not. Here are the photos and stories of people he found there.

Statue of Frederick Douglas Unveiled in D.C.

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Frederick Douglas joined fellow black Americans in Emancipation Hall when a 7-foot bronze statue was unveiled earlier this week.