Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is the purpose of the Durham City-County Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Employee Observance Program. The celebration, jointly-hosted by Durham’s local government organizations, will take place on Wednesday, February 8, 2023. The program will begin at 11:30 a.m. inside First Presbyterian Church located at […]

Several local churches and community organizations will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a virtual livestream program on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m. Area residents are invited to watch the livestream on the Friendship Chapel Baptist Church Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/FCBCWF. The evening’s theme will center around one of […]

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, here’s a list of activities Friday, January 18 9am-Wreath Laying Ceremony Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Gardens 1215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Raleigh Saturday, January 19 7:30am-3:45pm- 2019 Youth Innovation Summit:The Triangle Uplift Foundation is sponsoring the summit to inspire students in grades 5th through […]

According to ABC 11, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was scheduled to appear in Durham and in Wilson the day he was shot and killed in Memphis.         Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark

Welcome to 2018 where news outlets think it’s cute to tweet a picture of a civil rights icon in his casket. Guess when they deleted it? Only after his daughter, Bernice King, replied to the tweet and called them out.   The caption read, “Has anybody here seen my old friend Martin?” According to Huffington Post, […]

The Schomburg, which houses more than 10 million objects pertaining to Black culture, announced the news on Wednesday night.

The board of trustees at Morehouse College will not renew its contract with President John S. Wilson when it expires in June. Several students have protested the decision that the board made during a meeting last week.

Attorney Jack Greenberg, a protege of and successor to Thurgood Marshall at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and the last lawyer to have argued Brown v. Board of Education, has died at 91.


Roland Martin addresses the fundamental issue he has with the GOP and a number of discriminatory policies they support.

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The Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity was founded on December 4, 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. It’s the first Black, Inter-Collegiate Greek-Lettered fraternity.