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A restaurant owner posted a demeaning Facebook message on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, playing into the racially charged stereotype of African Americans liking fried chicken and waffles with watermelon. The move sparked complaints about "outright" racism.

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Vice President Joe Biden is slated to deliver the keynote address at the Nation Action Network‘s Annual King Day Breakfast January 20 in Washington, D.C.…

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In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, search engine Google changed their homepage doodle to pay homage to the Civil Rights leader who was…

There are many images of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. circulating through Google Images and other web-based photo galleries. But few are as distinct as that of Jason Patterson‘s “American Heritage V” portrait that is inspired by what he says is a 1955 photo of a then-26-year-old King. RELATED: King Leads Anti-Vietnam March How To […]

Given Dr. Martin Luther King‘s appeals for racial acceptance and understanding, MLK day seems like a perfect time to figure out which are the top 20 most tolerant places to live. SEE ALSO: Can Girls Win At Science? In a study conducted by the Daily Beast, cities with more than 250,000 residents were evaluated according […]

WASHINGTON — On the National Mall in Washington, Martin Luther King Jr. is a towering, heroic figure carved in stone. On the Broadway stage, he’s a living, breathing man who chain smokes, sips liquor and occasionally curses. RELATED: Would Dr. King Support Obama’s Policies? As Americans honor King‘s memory 44 years after he was assassinated, […]

By Joy-Ann Reid When Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll gives a compliment, expect the unexpected. In this case, the black second in command of the sunshine state says Gov. Rick Scott “epitomizes Martin Luther King Jr.” … Seriously. SEE ALSO: Jon Huntsman Drops Out Of Race Will Obama Outsmart Everyone “On Monday, we’re going to […]

WASHINGTON — A quote inscribed in stone on the new Martin Luther King memorial will likely be changed after complaints it didn’t accurately reflect the civil rights leader’s words. RELATED: NewsOne’s MLK Day Brotherhood Awards! SEE ALSO: Black Latinos Talk Struggles The King memorial opened in August with the quote: “I was a drum major […]

The Rev. Al Sharpton and his organization, the National Action Network, will be leading a number of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day festivities in New York City this weekend. RELATED: NewsOne’s MLK Day Brotherhood Awards! SEE ALSO: Black Latinos Talk Struggles On Monday morning, January 16, Sharpton will be joined by Motown Records founder Berry […]