Eight months before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington D.C., he spoke these words to a crowd of 1,800 people in a Rocky Mount gymnasium on November 27, 1962. W. Jason Miller, Professor of English at North Carolina State University, found the recording, restored it and […]
Are you artistic? Do you have a talent for creating beautiful artwork that inspires? Then we have the perfect project for you! The Town of Carrboro is seeking two mural displays commemorating Dr. King for the newly constructed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park! Applicants must be High School students who live in Carrboro. Purpose: […]
4/5/17- Roland Martin talks to the TJMS audience live from the 2017 Fantastic Voyage about the 49th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Listen below.
During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.
The 93-year-old activist was honored Thursday for his work in civil rights at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis, Tennessee.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton missed a huge opportunity to make a stand about race issues in a recent GQ interview released on Monday.
Monday night's event highlighted historic speeches by civil rights heroes like MLK, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Sojourner Truth, and Shirley Chisholm, recited by Lin Miranda-Manuel, Andre Holland, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte.
Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders is bringing attention to the water crisis that is unfolding in Michigan. Sanders is calling for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to resign after the situation left over 30,000 people in Flint without drinkable tap water and thousands of people sick. “There are no excuses. The governor long ago knew about the […]