Reverend Jesse Jackson Talks Civil Rights Movement, Jackie Robinson & NYC Economic SummitJackson discusses what it was like to march with MLK and why he is in NYC fighting for economic equality for all.
Students Explore Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy At Special Exhibition On UWSFifty years ago, the man who dared to dream of racial equality was gunned down outside a motel in Memphis, Tennessee. But Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. brought generational change that carries on today.
Commemorations Mark 50th Anniversary Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. AssassinationThe commemorations stretch from his hometown of Atlanta to Memphis, where he died, and points beyond.
Where To Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day In NYCThis Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, honor the man who fought for civil rights, justice, and diversity for all Americans. Here are six celebrations taking place in New York City.
Chris Rock, Michael B. Jordan Read Historic Speeches For Martin Luther King Jr. Day At Riverside ChurchHundreds of people packed into the Riverside Church Monday evening, as comedian Chris Rock, actor Michael B. Jordan and others performed historic speeches in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Honored Throughout Tri-State Area With Day Of ServiceMany people across the Tri-State area are spending their Monday helping others to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Experts Say De Blasio's Relationship With Sharpton May Not Be Good PoliticsA hugfest between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Rev. Al Sharpton has been raising eyebrows.
Hundreds Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. With Day Of ServiceHundreds of people across the Tri-State area will spend Monday helping others in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
Day Of Service Planned In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King JrIn the spirit of that message a number of volunteer events were planned for Monday. Volunteers will be able to participate in a number of cleaning and maintenance projects at city recreation centers around the five boroughs.
Gov. Cuomo Kicks Off Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend With Speech At Sharpton HeadquartersIn his brief Saturday appearance at the National Action Network meeting hall, Cuomo talked about his initiatives in education, criminal justice policy and gun control.
Nation Marks 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King's 'I Have A Dream' SpeechOrganizers said sites in nearly every state rang their bells at 3 p.m. their time Wednesday or at 3 p.m. EDT, the hour when King delivered his speech in Washington.
Obama's Second Inauguration Marks Significant Historical ConfluenceThe inauguration ceremony on Monday coincides with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and this year also marks 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation.