Dexter King

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 […]

If you thought Martin Luther King Jr.‘s son Dexter would be a Trump hater as far as 45’s stance on the dreamers, think again. Dexter King, MLK’s youngest child, spoke to a photog at LAX, who assumed he wouldn’t be down with Trump. Oops! Photog guy was wrong. King says he wants to cut Trump a […]

The children of the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr are starting to inch one step closer to ending their legal fight against each other. The…

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 […]

The heirs of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dynasty, Martin Luther III, Dexter Scott (both pictured from left), and Bernice (pictured far right) are…

ATLANTA (AP) —You can watch the movie Selma to see Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and the dramatic event of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march. But current real-life headlines involving his legacy are proving to be just as cinematic. One of the reasons the movie could not feature King’s speeches is because of the […]

Perhaps someone needs to organize a march to protest the King family mess. Bernice King, the daughter of  Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., held a press conference last week where she pleaded with her brothers not to sell their father’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. “I implore you to consider the magnitude of this moment […]

ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer involved in the dispute over Martin Luther King Jr.‘s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize says few words were exchanged as King’s daughter Bernice quietly surrendered the items so they could be placed in a safe deposit box. A judge had ordered the items be kept there, with the keys held […]

(AP) – The daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday urged her brothers to search their consciences and reconsider their plan to sell the civil rights icon’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. King’s estate is run by his two sons, Martin Luther King III and Dexter King. The estate’s lawyers filed court papers Jan. […]

ATLANTA (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.‘s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize should be placed in a safe deposit box controlled by the court pending the outcome of a legal dispute over who owns the items, a judge said Wednesday. The dispute marks the latest in a string of legal battles between the siblings. The […]

Martin L. King and Coretta Scott met by phone in 1952 at the urging of a friend, Ms. Mary Powell. Coretta Scott from Heiberger, Alabama was studying music at the New England Conservatory. She had been raised in a household that stressed education; her mother even bought a school bus to make sure Coretta and […]