Martin Luther King Jr - updates

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10 years after Obama, race still agitating U.S. politics

Jan 18, 2019 - 8:15 PM

Given the racial politics amplified in the era of successor Donald Trump, the hope and change of 2009 has led to mixed results


The week in photos: March 31-April 6, 2018

Apr 07, 2018 - 3:18 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Children look out of the window of a bus upon their arrival at the Abu al-Zindeen checkpoint near the northern Syrian town of al-Bab after Jaish al-Islam fighters and their families from the former rebel bastion's main town of Douma were evacuated from the last rebel-held pocket in Eastern Ghouta on April 3, 2018.Russia-backed regime forces have retaken control of 95 percent of Eastern Ghouta since February 18 through a combination of a deadly air and ground assault and evacuation deals. / AFP PHOTO / Nazeer al-Khatib

FAST FACTS: What is active non-violence?

Feb 18, 2017 - 3:28 PM

UPDATED This form of peaceful protest has been employed in many countries including the Philippines in response to issues ranging from racism to oppression

WALK FOR LIFE. Thousands gather to walk for life. Photo by Angie de Silva

Trump meets MLK's eldest son on civil rights holiday

Jan 17, 2017 - 11:23 AM

The meeting – just days before Trump takes office – appeares to be an effort by the Republican to reach out to the black community amid his public stand off with Rep John Lewis a high profile lawmaker

TRUMP MEETS MLK'S SON. US President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with Martin Luther King III after meeting at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017. Dominick Reuter/AFP

NFL: Newton makes T-shirt protest after Charlotte shooting

Sep 26, 2016 - 2:03 PM

Cam Newton wears a T shirt bearing a famous Martin Luther King Jr quote during warmup before the Carolina Panthers game versus the Minnesota Vikings

Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers makes a call at the line against the Minnesota Vikings. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Berkunjung ke Museum Martin Luther King Jr di Atlanta

Apr 24, 2016 - 1:44 PM

Tempat ini membuat kita menginjak tanah menyadari bahwa sebenarnya apa yang menjadi perjuangan Martin Luther King Jr belum selesai

Poster MLK di Jalan Auburn, Atlanta, Georgia, AS, pada Hari Martin Luther King, 18 Januari 2016, hari kelahiran pahlawan perjuangan kulit hitam. Foto oleh Erik Lesser/EPA

'The Butler': Small-scale epic

Sep 12, 2013 - 8:34 PM

Film is a window to the mind of an observer survivor in US racial history

WINDOW TO THE MIND. Whitaker's 'Butler' beholds history. Photo from the film's Facebook

Obama hails King but says 'dream' requires vigilance

Aug 29, 2013 - 10:40 AM

Fifty years after the I have a dream speech America s first black president stood poignantly on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington

REMEMBERING 'I HAVE A DREAM' US President Barack Obama delivers remarks in front of a freedom bell during the 'Let Freedom Ring' commemoration event, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, USA, 28 August 2013. EPA/Michael Reynolds

Thousands in Washington mark 'I Have a Dream' speech

Aug 25, 2013 - 8:01 AM

MLK III: The task is not done The journey is not complete We can and we must do more

'I AM THE DREAM.' People arrive at the National Mall to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I have a Dream' speech, August 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. Pete Marovich/Getty Images/AFP