Martin Luther King Jr.

Black History Month: Author Recalls Growing Up In Hateful SouthAt age 15, Lynda Blackmon Lowery marched with Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, Alabama, to help change the South.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin Looks To Strengthen Ties With Latino Community During Bronx VisitLooking to strengthen ties between Israel and the city's Latino community, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. welcomed the President of Israel on Wednesday.
Events Across NYC Honor Life, Legacy Of Martin Luther King Jr.More than 2,200 people gathered at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Prospect Heights to remember the life, legacy and message of Dr. King.
'500 Men Making A Difference' Organize Marathon Volunteer Project In Honor Of MLK DayAs the nation gets ready to celebrate Martin Luther King Day on Monday, volunteers in Brooklyn honored Martin Luther King Jr., a few days early.
Civil Rights 50 Years Later: Law Was A Victory For Women, TooOver two weeks, WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot is taking a look at the law and its impact on the decades that follow.
Civil Rights 50 Years Later: Remembering March On MontgomeryOver two weeks, WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot is taking a look at the law and its impact on the decades that follow.
Rep. Charles Rangel, 31 Others Arrested As Airport Workers Stage Sit-InThirty-two people, including U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, were arrested in the peaceful demonstration and charged with disorderly conduct.
Stories From Main Street: Honoring Dr. King's Legacy By Helping Those In NeedNorthern New Jersey Rotary Clubs packing 25,000 meals to help the hungry in the community.
Newly Discovered MLK Audio Recording From 1962 Made PublicTo mark the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the New York State Museum has posted an online exhibit featuring a newly discovered audio recording of a 1962 speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
John Cordice, NYC Surgeon Who Helped Save Martin Luther King Jr., Dead At 95A New York City surgeon who was part of the medical team that saved the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. from a nearly fatal stab wound in 1958 has died at the age of 95.
Mayoral Candidates Join Tens Of Thousands In March On National MallTens of thousands of people -- including three New York City mayoral candidates -- participated Saturday in a march on the National Mall ahead of the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
Looking Back On 45 Years Since MLK AssassinationThe civil rights leader was shot to death at the age of 39 as he stood on a balcony at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis on April 4, 1968. Shortly after the assassination, James Earl Ray was arrested and later pleaded guilty to killing King.