Martin Luther King Jr.
Some civil rights movement history was going up for auction Thursday in New York City. Papers from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. were being sold by Maude Ballou, 88, who worked as King’s secretary from 1955 to 1960.
It was 50 years ago when Martin Luther King Jr. told of his dream for America. There are several events planned across North Texas to celebrate the special day.
Five decades after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot and long after official inquiries ended, thousands of pages of investigative documents remain withheld from public view.
When it comes to taking complex social issues and transforming them into pudding to be consumed by what Bill seemingly views as the Lowest-Common-Denominator consumer (his fans), Bill Simmons suffers from “Bill Simmons Syndrome Syndrome.’’
Kids recently honored Martin Luther King Jr. at the MLK Junior Oratory Competition, and the winner of the event was Chinelo King, a fourth-grader from Dallas.
The DFW arts and theater community excels year after year with stellar performances that are Broadway worthy. The 2013 spring theater season is loaded with impressive shows.
Hundreds of thousands of people arrived in the nation’s capital to watch President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, including several dozen proud North Texans.
Blair family continues Elite MLK Parade tradition that’s expected to draw thousands.
Among the performers in North Texas for Martin Luther King Jr. Day events is singer/songwriter Will Davenport.
The Texas House will adjourn next week and remain out of session for six days in observance of Marin Luther King Jr. Day and the U.S. presidential inauguration.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Monday is MLK Day, and also a day of service. But if you don’t have the time to help someone out, you can do so easily from your home.