How the Right Hijacked MLK
The Thrill Is Gone
B.B. King: The Big Life of a Blues Giant
The Almost Forgotten Selma March
Fifty years ago this week, thousands in the Civil Rights movement set out from Selma, Alabama, to march to Montgomery, and this time, triumphantly, they made it.
The Riot That Sparked the Selma March
The racist violence in Selma, Alabama, 50 years ago lives in history as ‘‘Bloody Sunday,’’ but do not forget the February night of vigilantism in Marion that inspired the Selma March.
MLK's Deal That Turned The South Red
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s efforts to eliminate the poll tax would in the end help poor whites as much as it did disenfranchised blacks.
JUST BECAUSE YOU’RE PARANOID…
FBI’s Suicide Note to MLK Still Matters
A reminder that Washington has been toying with and lying to Americans for a long, long time.
MLK’s Forgotten Masterpiece
In 1964, Martin Luther King became the youngest man ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize. When he accepted the prize, he delivered a speech that has been unfairly ignored because his delivery was so muted. Read 50 years later, it is electrifying.
David Oyelowo Is Martin Luther King Jr.
The talented British actor discusses playing a complex terrorist in the new film Default, his awards bait turn as MLK in the upcoming biopic Selma, and his long road to the top.
Palestine Needs an MLK
There are some nonviolent Palestinians, but they get crowded out by Hamas—and the Israelis, who aren’t exactly nonviolent either.