Bernice King

The daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. has responded to claims that if her father were alive, he would be a supporter of Trump and the far-right movement.

Faith leaders and elected officials gathered Tuesday to pray and demand action on federal voting rights legislation.

Alicia Garza, Al Sharpton and more are speaking out against Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook.

ATLANTA (AP) — A commemorative service for Martin Luther King Jr. that was nearly imperiled by the federal government shutdown was held Monday morning in Atlanta at a church called King’s “spiritual home.” King’s daughter, the Rev. Bernice King, said in her remarks that the annual service at Ebenezer Baptist Church came during a moment […]

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Bernice King stared with purpose at the video of her father, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., concentrating on the tired look in his eyes as he spoke to reporters in the days before he was gunned down at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee. She was touring a new multi-media exhibit […]

ATLANTA (AP) — On April 4, 1968, a movement lost its patriarch when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed on a hotel balcony in Memphis. Yolanda, Martin, Dexter and Bernice King lost their father. The loss has not gotten easier in 50 years, but his three surviving children each bear it on their […]

ATLANTA (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.’s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where he preached decried disparaging remarks President Donald Trump is said to have made about African countries, while protests between Haitian immigrants and Trump supporters broke out near the president’s Florida resort Monday, the official federal holiday honoring King. At […]

A picture of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. in his casket along with a link to an article was tweeted and then quickly deleted by Newsweek. The NY Daily News reports that the tweet garnered lots of backlash with many people calling the news publication out for the posting and using the image. […]

ATLANTA (AP) — Scott Shepherd didn’t fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his legacy. He reached for atonement Monday evening, sitting on a dais next […]

ATLANTA (AP) — Scott Shepherd didn’t fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his legacy. He reached for atonement Monday evening, sitting on a dais next […]

Say one thing about these feuding King kids: they have timing. The opening scene of Selma the critically acclaimed civil rights film, is of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. accepting the Nobel Prize in 1964. Unfortunately, none of King’s actual speeches could be used in the film, as the battling King siblings couldn’t come together […]