The headline reads right, singer and musician Stevie Wonder has joined Twitter as of April 4, 2018, and he didn’t disappoint. CNN reports that Wonder paid respects to Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his death. Posted a little after 8 p.m., the tweet when up around the same time Dr. King’s death was […]

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On this DL’s GED Report, he dives into the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr’s death and what his life and legacy meant. He discusses what it took for Dr. King to be so great after all these years. Often times great people make lots of people angry with their views to be great.  Don’t Miss […]

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  A Memphis grandmother says she’s been holding on to a painful 50-year-old secret about Martin Luther King Jr. According to Hawaii News Hour, Rhonda James says she was 8-years-old in 1968 when Dr. King came to Memphis to support the Memphis sanitation workers in their strike for higher wages and better working conditions. She […]

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. remembered him as “the apostle of nonviolence” as admirers marked the 50th anniversary of his assassination Wednesday with marches, speeches and quiet reflection. The Rev. Bernice A. King recalled her father as a civil rights leader and great orator whose message of […]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. went to Memphis, Tennessee to fight for sanitation workers rights. He gave his famous speech “I’ve Been On The Mountain Top” only to be killed a day later. Roland Martin had the privilege of talking with Elmore Nickleberry and Cleo Smith, two sanitation workers whose rights Dr. King came to […]

On the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., people remember and commemorate his life. However, Rev. Al Sharpton says simply remembering him is not enough. “It is not enough to remember Dr. King of 50 years ago we must plan, we must strategize 50 years ahead,” said Sharpton. “We are […]

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Half a century ago, the enthusiastic crowd eager to hear from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. roused him from his bed at the Lorraine Motel across town in a thunderstorm to Memphis’ Mason Temple Church of God in Christ. King’s words rang anew during the program before his youngest child, […]

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  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would be 89 years old now if his life wasn’t tragically taken in Memphis, Tennessee 50 years ago. Over the years, the dream Dr. King had for America and its children remains largely unrealized, and racial tensions along with division are higher than ever. On the eve of his […]


As the country marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, Samuel L. Jackson has revealed that he served as an usher at the funeral for the civil rights leader in Atlanta. Jackson, 69, was a sophomore at Morehouse College in Atlanta when Dr. King was assassinated April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. Four days later, he […]


MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With an enthusiastic crowd filling Memphis’ Mason Temple Church of God in Christ, the atmosphere was heavy with nostalgia Tuesday for the evening 50 years ago that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his final speech. A gospel singer led a rousing rendition of “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” and […]