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As R. Kelly's second sex abuse trial comes to an end, his defense decided to go out with a bang by comparing his fight to be proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt to the fight for Constitutional rights of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave several motivational speeches while he was alive. To celebrate his life on what was the 51st anniversary of his assassination, the D.L Hughley Show Crew shared their top 10 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes. They’re in no particular order. To hear them listen to the audio above. Don’t Miss […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s family home in Atlanta’s Vine City neighborhood will now become part of the city’s federal park, which includes the church where he preached and the birth home of the civil rights icon. The house will be accessible to the public as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park, The National […]

On Apr. 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, while assisting striking sanitation workers. Back then, a half century ago, the wholesale racial integration required by the 1964 Civil Rights Act was just beginning to chip away at discrimination in education, jobs and public facilities. Black voters had only obtained legal protections two years earlier, and […]

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — One of the great leaders football has seen, Ray Lewis used his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech to call for more enlightened leadership in the United States. The last of the seven members of the class of 2018 on hand to be enshrined, Lewis eschewed notes and the lectern, […]

4/5/18- Sarah Huckabee Sanders started out the White House briefing by reading a portion of Martin Luther King Jr’s mountain top speech and Huggy Lowdown feels like it was one of the most depressing things ever. READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: GET THE HOTTEST STORIES STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX: 

So we’re down in Memphis, Tennessee to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination and there’s a mix of emotion in the air. There’s an obvious sense of pride as we honor Dr. King’s legacy and all that he was able to accomplish in just 39 years; but as we think […]

If you ever want to know about Black history conspiracy theories the turn none other than to comedian Eddie Griffin who’s a certified expert in it. “A Black history conspiracy. I don’t know if it’s a conspiracy anymore since they’ve released most of that information. But yah Martin Luther King used to have a thing […]

2/7/18- Rev. Al Sharpton cleared the air on the controversy surrounding the Superbowl ad that Chrysler made with its trucks using the Martin Luther King Jr. speech. “If they want to sell trucks Chrysler using King’s speech they should read it first,” said Sharpton. “Not sell King’s voice to have us live in your truck.” […]

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 […]

A statue of Martin Luther King Jr. will be placed on the same property in Atlanta where two statues of Confederate officials stand, according to NPR. The new statue of the civil rights leader is expected to be unveiled today, the 53rd anniversary of his famous “I have a dream” speech. In the state capitol, […]