2022 marks the 17th year of the annual Durham City-County Martin Luther King, Jr. Employee Observance Program. Durham’s local governments will join to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the week of the MLK Day holiday. The virtual event will include two speakers and a special musical dedication. The emcee of […]

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 […]

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., will host a lively and educational celebration of gospel music that connects all cultures, ages and backgrounds on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at 5 p.m. The “Shades of Gospel” concert will highlight a range of traditional, southern and contemporary gospel music with featured performances by Grammy, […]

In case you missed it over the weekend, a naked,White man shot and killed four people at a Nashville Waffle House. Four others were wounded. Read More: White Domestic Terrorist On The Loose In Nashville Waffle House Shooting Twenty-nine-year-old James Shaw, Jr. is the hero who stopped the shooter and kept him from killing even more […]

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

The King Dream, Chorus and Holiday Crew paid tribute to civil rights, activist Martin Luther King Jr. King’s Dream was inspired by a non-violent movement for justice and equality for all. In 1986 some of the biggest names in Black Music united to help in the effort to get  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday declared […]

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Duke in Page Auditorium Nov. 13, 1964. The speech came ten days after President Lyndon Johnson’s landslide victory over Sen. Barry Goldwater. Johnson had signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law that summer.       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark

The Triangle Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee and Radio One invite you to join us as we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Serena Williams shared her entire pregnancy story on her Instagram Story last night and it was absolutely beautiful. The video ended with our first look at baby girl Alexis. In addition, Serena revealed that there had been a lot of complications.       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark

John Wilson, President, Morehouse College, says he doesn’t know if Trump’s HBCU executive order will make an impact.

Barry White, Jr., a teacher in Charlotte, greets each of his students with a personalized handshake each day. Video of the 5th grade teacher executing the handshakes was posted to the school district’s website and quickly went viral. It currently has more than 900,000 views.       Follow Karen Clark on Social Media Facebook: […]

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered a civil rights icon now. He has a monument in Washington, D.C., a federal holiday that we celebrate this week and is revered as a man who sought to bring a divided nation together. He is oft-quoted as the antithesis of the Black Lives Matter movement which […]